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Hospitality & Tourism

  • Overview
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5
  • Activity 6
  • Activity 7
  • Activity 8
  • Activity 9
  • Activity 10
  • Extra Credit

After successfully completing the Hospitality & Tourism Module, students will be able to do the following:

• Discuss the history of the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Discuss the statistics and projected growth of the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Use a digital camera.
• Create a luggage tag.
• Define tourism.
• Discuss the history of tourism.
• Describe the four types of tourism as well as the four segments of the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Use a computer program to create a vacation.
• Discuss the lodging segment of the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Explain the rating systems used to determine the value of different hotels and motels.
• Use a computer program to create and manage rooms for a virtual hotel.
• Discuss safety and health regulations in the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Differentiate between various resorts.
• Define all-inclusive.
• Differentiate between various resorts.
• Define all-inclusive.
• Differentiate between the various jobs available in the hospitality and tourism industry.
• Explain various job duties.
• Use a computer program to create reservations, check-in guests, and tend to guest requests.
• Use a computer program to create reports for a simulated hotel.
• Define and discuss the various tasks of a travel agent.
• Define and discuss travel insurance.
• Discuss exchange rate and calculate various exchange rates.
• Define and calculate miles per gallon.

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to do the following:
1. Discuss the history of the hospitality and tourism industry.
2. Discuss the statistics and projected growth of the hospitality and tourism industry.
3. Use a digital camera.
4. Create a luggage tag.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 2, you will be able to do the following:
1. Define tourism.
2. Discuss the history of tourism.
3. Describe the four types of tourism as well as the four segments of the hospitality and tourism industry.
4. Use a computer program to create a vacation.

Worksheets: None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 3, you will be able to do the following:
1. Discuss the lodging segment of the hospitality and tourism industry.
2. Explain the rating systems used to determine the value of different hotels and motels.
3. Use a computer program to create and manage rooms for a virtual hotel.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 4, you will be able to discuss the safety and health regulations in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Worksheets:  Activity 4 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 5, you will be able to do the following:
1. Complete sample comment cards
2. Utilize technical writing skills to tactfully respond to customers
3. Write a letter concerning the comment you received
4. Understand the importance of hospitality and courtesy in the service industry.

Worksheets:  Activity 5 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 6, you will be able to do the following:
1. Differentiate between the various jobs available in the hospitality and tourism industry.
2. Explain various job duties.
3. Use a computer program to create reservations, check-in guests, and tend to guest requests.

Worksheets:  None 

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 7, you will be able to use a computer program to create reports for a simulated hotel.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 8, you will be able to do the following:
1. Define and discuss the various tasks of a travel agent.
2. Define and discuss travel insurance.
3. Discuss the exchange rate and calculate various exchange rates.

Worksheets:  Activity 8 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 9, you will be able to do the following:
1. Define and calculate miles per gallon.
2. Discuss the pros and cons of taking cash, debit/credit cards, and traveler’s checks on trips.
3. Use Google Maps to complete a worksheet.

Worksheets:  Activity 9 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 10, you will be able to do the following:
1. Demonstrate your knowledge of hospitality and tourism by taking the Post-Test.
2. Complete any unfinished activities.

Worksheets:  None

Activity 11: Problem Solving (Found in Workbook), Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Quiz (Found in Workbook)
Activity 12: Challenge
Activity 13: Open-Ended Challenge (Found in Workbook)
Activity 14: Careers (Found in Workbook)
Activity 15: Internet Activity (Found in Workbook)

Additional Worksheets: MSDS Laminated Sheet, Passport Application

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