CAREER AND COLLEGE PREP
Hospitality & Tourism
Get a Taste of What's Ahead
Add some spice to life! If creating great travel experiences and growing a business are your passions, a career in hospitality could be right for you. Explore the business side of hotels, restaurants, and food service.
Which pathway is offered?
Travel & Tourism Hospitality—Students in this pathway learn how to enhance the guest experience. They may pursue careers that involve developing a heritage area for the enjoyment and education of visitors, creating guidebooks, planning trips and events, managing a customer's travel plans, or overseeing a huge urban convention center.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
- Events manager
- Sales, event planner
- Tour guide
- Tour operator
- Tour and travel coordinator
- Travel agent
- Tour and ticket reservationist
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like with this career?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for? ***
- ICEV Southwest Airlines Professional Communications
- Microsoft Office Specialist***
***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.