Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

The instructional content for this cluster is organized into four career pathways:

  • Restaurants and Food/Beverage Services
  • Lodging
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Recreation, Amusements and Attractions

Hospitality and Tourism Programs of Study
http://www.achievetexas.org/Hospitality.htm

Hospitality and Tourism TEKS Course Listing

Hospitality and Tourism : Lesson Plans for Teachers

Restaurant Shark Tank Project

December 08, 15 // Restaurant Management

Do you have a restaurant concept or product you think will make millions? Can you figure the cost, revenue and profits for this item?...

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Hospitality Services: Professional Customer Service

September 30, 15 // Hospitality Services

Every industry has their own technical vocabulary, it is how they operate under common context. The hospitality industry thrives on providing good customer...

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Marketing Fundamentals

September 30, 15 // Travel and Tourism Management

Marketing is a fundamental function of all businesses today. It is a foundation upon which to build and succeed. It begins with a marketing...

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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

September 22, 15 // Travel and Tourism Management

With the growth of technology and worldwide trade, the world is getting smaller and smaller. We are becoming one world instead of many independent...

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Federal Agencies + Travel = Quality Control

September 22, 15 // Travel and Tourism Management

Traveling to foreign countries requires a lot of planning and preparation. Being able to identify the requirements for various countries will provide needed information...

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The Tech-Savvy Traveler

The Internet has made travel easier for everyone by being able to book and make reservations for airlines, cruises, hotels, tours and more. All...

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Introductory Lesson: Restaurant Management

August 20, 15 // Restaurant Management

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the Restaurant Management course. I will introduce you to the world of...

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Introductory Lesson: Hospitality Services

August 20, 15 // Hospitality Services

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the Hospitality Services course. I will introduce you to the world of...

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Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Culinary Arts

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the Practicum in Culinary Arts course. I will introduce you to the...

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Hospitality and Tourism : Continuing Education Courses for Teachers

Science in Hospitality and Tourism Online Course

This self-paced online course is designed to show the connections between the Sciences such as Biology and Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC) and Hospitality...

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Math in Hospitality and Tourism Online Course

The ability to calculate and perform math skills, including the use of formulas, is a basic part of every hospitality and tourism job....

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Practicum Coordination Handbook Overview Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the yearlong practicum courses. The focus is on the Practicum...

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Practicum in Hospitality Services Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the Practicum in Hospitality Services course. The...

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Practicum in Culinary Arts Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the Practicum in Culinary Arts course. The suggested...

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Hospitality Services Part II (TEKS 10-18) Online Course

July 24, 13 // Hospitality Services

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the Hospitality Services Part II. The suggested scope...

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Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the Principles of Hospitality and Tourism course. The...

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Culinary Arts Online Course

April 02, 13 // Culinary Arts

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the semester/yearlong, Hospitality and Tourism cluster course *Culinary Arts*. Educators...

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Travel and Tourism Management Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the Practicum in Culinary Arts course. The suggested...

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Hospitality and Tourism : News & Updates

Overview of Food Ingredients, Additives & Colors

For centuries, ingredients have served useful functions in a variety of foods… See more at http://1.usa.gov/1R7tAA0  

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Holiday Road-Tip Travel Tips

Are you and your family planning to drive to a holiday get-together this year? Whether you’re heading to Grandma’s cottage or a favorite vacation spot to celebrate holidays with family or friends… See complete...

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Texas Food Handlers Mandate

Article by Texas Restaurant Association: Despite the Texas Restaurant Association’s strong objection, the Texas Department of State Health Services included a statewide food handler certification requirement in the new Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER)...

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About Foodborne Illness

“The US food supply is among the safest in the world, but organisms that you can’t see, smell, or taste – bacteria, viruses, and tiny parasites – are everywhere in the environment.” Read more...

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, CTE Work-Based Training Online Course

CTE Work-Based Training Online Course

In Texas, public school districts are responsible for ensuring that each teacher assigned to a career preparation or practicum course has completed appropriate training in state and federal requirements regarding work-based learning and safety....

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, CTE Work-Based Training Online Course

CTE Work-Based Training Online Course

In Texas, public school districts are responsible for ensuring that each teacher assigned to a career preparation or practicum course has completed appropriate training in state and federal requirements regarding work-based learning and safety....

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, CTE Work-Based Learning Online Course

CTE Work-Based Learning Online Course

In Texas, public school districts are responsible for ensuring that each teacher assigned to a career preparation or practicum course has completed appropriate training in state and federal requirements regarding work-based learning and safety....

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, July is National Culinary Arts Month

July is National Culinary Arts Month

This month-long celebration is to promote awareness of professional cooks and chefs and their contributions to new culinary trends and dining excellence. Dine out during the month of July and remember to thank your...

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, Overview of Food Additives, Ingredients and Colors

Overview of Food Additives, Ingredients and Colors

The purpose of this brochure is to provide helpful background information about food and color additives: what they are, why they are used in foods and how they are regulated for safe use. For...

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National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2 – 10, 2015

Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America National Travel and Tourism Week is May 2-10, 2015. It’s an annual tradition that was established by a congressional resolution in 1983 and first celebrated the...

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