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Hospitality and Tourism

The Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster prepares students for careers in the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services.  These careers align closely with careers in Connecticut's Tourism Industry Cluster. 

 

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Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers 

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook provides the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment and occupations in the industry, training and advancement, occupational outlook and trends, average earnings, and additional information.

 

CareerOneStop – Career Videos for Hospitality and Tourism

Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, CareerOneStop provides a wealth of information and videos for careers and workforce skills. View over two dozen career videos in this cluster.

CareerOneStop – Explore Careers: Salary Finder  {NEW!}
Browse comparative wage/salary information available by occupation. Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, a semi-annual survey that provides wage and employment statistics for the nation, each state, and sub-state regions. Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

EF has an extensive website for teachers and students to learn more about traveling abroad.  Teachers can enter to win a free trip with their students.  Students can travel virtually to places all over the world and learn about being a foreign exchange student.  Videos, journals, blogs, games and more are available through the site!

 

Food Service Managers

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook provides the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment and occupations in the industry, training and advancement, occupational outlook and trends, average earnings, and additional information.   
 

Gaming Careers—Gateway to the Middle Class 

16-page PDF file from the American Gaming Association.


Hospitality/Hotel, Restaurant Administration: What can I do with this Major? 
Features several career paths, with tips on what you can do in college and on your own to prepare.

A California State University career development web page.

 

Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism Career Guide 

An excellent site by the Vocational Education Center.

 

Industries At A Glance – Leisure and Hospitality  

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics provides workforce statistics on these two industry sectors: Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation (NAICS 71) and Accommodation and Food Services (NAICS 72).

Market Research Analysts    {NEW!}

How do companies know if they are succeeding in reaching their target audiences?  They hire market and survey researchers.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook presents the nature of work, education and training, jobs and salary outlook, and occupations related to this field.

 

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition. Near the top of the page are 9 tabs for lots of information on this career path.

 

O*NET OnLine – Hospitality and Tourism 
This database lists some of the many occupations associated with each career cluster, providing summary information for each occupation regarding qualifications and education requirements, skills, abilities, job zones, common tasks and work activities, work values, work styles, interests, and related occupations. 

 

Working in Sports – Featured Sports Interviews 
Interested in promoting and marketing sports?  Listen to the wide variety of interesting and creative professional occupations related to the sports industry. 

Working Vacations: Jobs in Tourism and Leisure  

10-page guide from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Quarterly Winter 2010-2011.


 





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