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

Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism I. Course Introduction/Historical Overview A. Personal...

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Food Science Course Outline

The lessons is this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Food Science I. Exploring Food Science A. History of food science...

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Practicum in Culinary Arts Course Outline

he lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Culinary Arts I. History of the Food Service Industry...

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Practicum in Hospitality Services Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Hospitality Services I. Professionalism A. Workplace skills B. Workplace...

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Career and Technical Education Month

February is CTE Month! Celebrate with the 2013 theme, Career and Technical Education Works! For ideas to celebrate and promote CTE, visit https://www.acteonline.org/ctemonth.aspx

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What’s Hot in 2013 Chef Survey

What’s Hot in 2013 Chef Survey The national restaurant Association surveyed professional chefs, members of the American Culinary Federation, on which food, cuisines and culinary themes will be hot trends on restaurant menus in...

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Healthy Guests: Happy Holiday Safety Tips for Brilliant Party Buffets and Perfect Party Platters

Holiday Party Buffets Enjoy your holiday celebrations and all of the delicious food that goes with the season…and don’t forget a key ingredient for a brilliant buffet – food safety! Rather than serve food...

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Refrigerator Thermometers: Cold Facts about Food Safety

A simple refrigerator thermometer can make a big difference. For more information on food facts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration see: Refrigerator Thermometers Refrigerator Thermometers

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Get Ready for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Bacteria never take a holiday, so it’s important to be mindful this Thanksgiving of the four core messages of food safety in preparing your holiday meal – clean,...

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Put the Chill on BAC: Thawing Frozen Foods Safely

One of the advantages of freezing foods at or below 0 °F is that they can be preserved indefinitely. But, once the food begins to thaw in temperatures warmer than 40 °F, bacteria can...

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