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

, The Teal Pumpkin Project

The Teal Pumpkin Project

The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages people to start a new tradition and raise awareness of food allergies during the Halloween season by: √ providing non-food treats for trick-or-treaters, and √ painting a pumpkin teal...

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, October is National Farm to School Month

October is National Farm to School Month

Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections that are happening all over the country between children and local food! For more information, resources and a toolkit, visit: http://www.farmtoschool.org/about/farm-to-school-month  

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, Fight Bac! Like a ProducePro

Fight Bac! Like a ProducePro

FightBac.org has a new food safety campaign – Fight Bac! Like a ProducePro Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Like any raw fresh foods, naturally occurring bacteria in fresh...

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, Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 11 – 17, 2014

Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 11 – 17, 2014

Food allergy is a serious medical condition affecting up to 15 million people in the United States, including 1 in 13 children. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or brushing up on the facts, learning all...

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, National Travel and Tourism Week, May 3 – 11, 2014

National Travel and Tourism Week, May 3 – 11, 2014

The Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional...

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, Playing it Safe with Eggs – What You Need to Know

Playing it Safe with Eggs – What You Need to Know

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that 142,000 illnesses each year are caused by consuming eggs contaminated with Salmonella. The most effective way to prevent egg-related illness is by knowing how to...

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, Food Safety: It’s Especially Important for At-Risk Groups

Food Safety: It’s Especially Important for At-Risk Groups

Food Facts From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Who’s At-Risk? If you – or someone you care for – are in one of these high-risk groups, it’s especially important to practice safe food...

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, Super Bowl Cooking with Martie Duncan

Super Bowl Cooking with Martie Duncan

TV Chef, Martie Duncan, shares some food safety tips for you to practice on Super Bowl Sunday and beyond. Click on link below to view video: Super Bowl Cooking with Martie Duncan Super Bowl...

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, What’s Hot 2014 Culinary Forecast

What’s Hot 2014 Culinary Forecast

The National Restaurant Association’s annual culinary forecast predicts menu trends for the year ahead. The NRA surveyed professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation – and professional bartenders – members of the...

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, Helpful Hints for Holiday Travelers

Helpful Hints for Holiday Travelers

In preparation of the upcoming holiday travel period, passengers are reminded about the steps they can take to prepare for security screening at the checkpoint to help streamline the process for themselves and for...

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