Course No: 8139 Hospitality, Tourism and Catering 1 year – 3 credits
Course No. 8169 Tourism, Marketing and Catering 1 year – 3 credits
Advanced Career Education Center at Highland Springs
State Course Title: Opportunities in Hospitality and Tourism
State Course Title: Travel and Tourism Marketing and Sales
This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth look into marketing and sales in the travel and tourism field. Students learn about issues related to business and resource management, tourism’s effect on the world economy, the political impact of tourism, and how the sales process affects the tourism industry. They develop advanced competencies in the areas of communication; human relations; finance; health; safety; and environmental issues; sales and marketing; industry technology; promotional planning; and marketing research. In addition, students gain an understanding of career trends and opportunities.
Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):
- American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI)
Cost to take the certification test is paid for by Henrico County Public Schools.
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