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

, 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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, Food Safety Shopping List

Food Safety Shopping List

It’s time to prepare for a holiday that’s safe and not stressful! In a few weeks, you’ll be busy with recipes and relatives. Prepare for the holidays now by stocking up on the basic...

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, Halloween Food Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween Food Safety Tips for Parents

From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Take these simple steps to help your children have a fun – and safe – Halloween. • Children shouldn’t snack while they’re out trick-or-treating. • To help...

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Global Handwashing Day – October 15th

It is Global Handwashing Day’s 5th birthday! Celebrate Global Handwashing Day to promote handwashing with soap throughout the world. For more information and how to celebrate, visit: Global Handwashing Day

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, State Fair of Texas opens September 27th

State Fair of Texas opens September 27th

Since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has been a major source of entertainment for millions, as well as a powerful factor in the growth of Dallas. The highlight of this year’s event is...

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September 2013 is National Food Safety Month

This year’s annual National Food Safety Month (NFSM) spotlights the increasing importance of food allergen awareness throughout the month of September. At foodsafetymonth.com you will find videos, program materials and various activities that focus...

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, Tackling a Tailgate, Food Safety Wins!

Tackling a Tailgate, Food Safety Wins!

It’s tailgate season, are you ready for the kick off? Planning is the key to keeping your food safe during a tailgate so get your gear ready now. Grill it Safe Grill it Safe

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Reminder! Introductory Lessons for ALL Courses are available

Introductory Lessons for the 25 courses in the three clusters of Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism, and Human Services are available for the first week of school. Be sure to check them out!

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, Food Science – Project Share

Food Science – Project Share

All teachers assigned to teach Food Science must participate in this Texas Education Agency (TEA)-approved training prior to teaching the course effective with the 2012-2013 school year. The Food Science Teacher Professional Development course...

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Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Assessment Problems

Sample Assessment Questions for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism 100 Sample Assessment Questions for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Sample Assessment Questions for Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Math Hospitality and Tourism – Principles...

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