Travel and Tourism Marketing (16151)

Travel and Tourism Marketing (16151)

Copyright 2020

Virginia Assignment Code: 8139

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: DECA

Course Description:

This course examines the components of the travel and tourism industry, including attractions, lodging, transportation, and food and beverage. Other topics include the history, political, social, and cultural effects of travel and tourism on local, state, and global environments. Students develop competencies in the areas of communication, customer service, marketing, industry technology, economics, and management functions, and are provided with opportunities for hands-on, real-world applications. Applying academic skills is also part of this course. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here:

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/hospitality-and-tourism/travel-and-tourism-marketing/