Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Provides an overview of the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry, its growth and development, industry segments and distinguishing characteristics, and trends.
This online hospitality course provides an introduction and overview of the global hospitality and tourism industry, its growth and development, industry segments, and their distinguishing characteristics, trends and current concerns. Students are introduced to professional hospitality career opportunities and the employability skills needed to succeed in a specific hospitality career.
The Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism (IHT) course shows students how to analyze the key factors responsible for the growth and development of hospitality and tourism, identifying current trends and challenges faced by the hospitality and tourism industry, and understanding hotel classifications and the different types of hotel ownership and development.
This course will help identify possible career paths for hospitality graduates with an emphasis on the vast opportunities open to those who possess the knowledge, skills, and personal qualities expected of potential industry leaders. We will also discuss the importance of exercising effective leadership and management techniques, as well as the defining characteristics of effective leaders in the hospitality industry.
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