Hospitality and Tourism Jobs
Career opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industries are wide ranging.
Conventions managers meet with clients to determine requirements and goals for events such as conferences, seminars, meetings or even weddings. They coordinate the services for these events.
Food Service Manager
Restaurant managers oversee all aspects of their establishment, including menu planning, food inventory management, restaurant maintenance, financial management, marketing, advertising and recruiting.
Hotel managers are responsible for the overall operations of their establishment. Their responsibilities include ensuring that expected standards are met for housekeeping, food quality, guest services and decor.
Tour coordinators direct the schedule of each staff member and performer during the entire tour. They plan the day-to-day events and how to get each person in the proper place with the least amount of effort and confusion.
Travel agents work with clients to help them determine and arrange their travel plans. If you love helping people travel in comfort, this career could be for you.
Hotel and Restaurant Management
For some people, hosting and entertaining guests is not only a joy but a career that they can take with them to the bank. These are the hardworking service personnel who turn a night out into an unforgettable experience as well as manage the entire back office of a hotel or restaurant.
USA Baldwin County offering two Hospitality and Tourism courses for Fall 2013!
The University of South Alabama Baldwin County will begin offering hospitality and tourism courses in the fall 2013 semester. The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies will offer “Introduction to Hospitality Management” and “Ecotourism.”
Ecotourism will present the examination of the interaction of ecotourism with social, natural and cultural environments, as well as the impacts of ecotourism on the environment and global societies. Additionally, Introduction to Hospitality Management includes an overview of management in the hospitality industry and professional opportunities, examination and discussion of concepts and practices, as well as the scope and forms of hospitality organizations, and the global and local trends within these organizations.
USA Baldwin County Director, Dr. Cindy Wilson notes “This is such a good fit for Baldwin County. USA students can enhance their degree with relevant courses for this area, and in addition, Faulkner State Community College has a great program in place for an associate’s degree in hospitality management, and Faulkner students can continue their studies at USA Baldwin County.”
To obtain more information about the hospitality and tourism curriculum at USA Baldwin County or to see the schedule of classes, visit our website at www.myusabc.com or contact the campus at 251-928-8133 with any additional questions.