This course is an introduction and overview of the field of hospitality and tourism. Review of the basic components that comprise the industry include: Lodging, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Tourism, and Management. The Course will: 1) Discuss and analyze growth and development of the industry,and 2) Describe current trends that affect workforce development in the industry.
Instructor: Victor Michael is a veteran PASCEP instructor. He was born in the Caribbean—St. Lucia—and has lived in Philadelphia for the pass 35 years. An alumnus of Community College of Philadelphia and Cheyney University, Mr. Michael holds BS degrees in Business Administration and Hotel Restaurant Management. He has worked in various management positions for 15 years through major companies including the Marriott Hotels and Interstate Hotel corporations.