Marketing and Sales for Tourism and Hospitality

This course is designed as an introduction to the study of tourism and hospitality marketing and sales. Students will be introduced to marketing theory and application of the basic principles of marketing as applied in hospitality and tourism. The relationship between marketing and other functions such as advertising, sales techniques, and public relations in order to maximize profits in a hospitality organization is addressed. Students will have an opportunity to explore this multi-faceted world, identifying multiple career paths and opportunities.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Explain the impact of technology on tourism and hospitality marketing and sales.
  • Develop a plan for a career in tourism and hospitality marketing and sales.
  • Create a marketing plan for a local business in the community
  • Improve written, verbal, and presentation skills.

State: National, California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: Hospitality & Tourism
Course Length: Semester