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Course Description

 

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.

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Section Title
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Oct 04, 2018 to Dec 13, 2018
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.5
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $35.00
Section Notes

(1) Discuss and analyze the key factors responsible for the growth and development f the hospitality industry and tourism.

(2) Describe the current trends and challenges face by the hospitality industry ,in the context of global economics, environment ,health and other social concerns.

( 3) Describe hotel classification and the different types of hotel ownership and development.

For example franchising and contract management.

Section Title
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
5:30PM to 7:00PM
Dates
Jan 31, 2019 to Apr 11, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.5
Location
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $35.00
Section Notes

(1) Discuss and analyze the key factors responsible for the growth and development f the hospitality industry and tourism.

(2) Describe the current trends and challenges face by the hospitality industry ,in the context of global economics, environment ,health and other social concerns.

( 3) Describe hotel classification and the different types of hotel ownership and development.

For example franchising and contract management.