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

Global Handwashing Day – October 15

Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was created by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing in 2008 to: • Foster and support a global culture of handwashing with soap. • Shine a spotlight on the state...

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Attention Teachers: Curriculum Writing Opportunities Available!

SIRDC is looking for Curriculum Writers for Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism, and Human Services cluster courses. See applications below. APPLICATION FOR ONLINE CURRICULUM WRITERS APPLICATION FOR IRDT CURRICULUM LESSON WRITERS  

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Be Safe, Don’t Cross-Contaminate

September is National Food Safety Month, an annual campaign to heighten the awareness about the importance of food safety education. The free National Food Safety Month materials are based on the ServSafe® food safety...

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They are here! Check them out!

Introductory lessons for all 25 courses in Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism, and Human Services.  

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July is National Ice Cream Month

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. To find out more information, look for the Ice Cream...

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USDA TIPS FOR SAFE SUMMER/JULY 4TH GRILLING

The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to declare Americans free of foodborne illness this Independence Day. View the YouTube™ video to find out more. http://youtu.be/-2Xs1qIcrbA  

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Happy Birthday MyPlate

Join the Party and make healthy choices this summer! The following resources from ChooseMyPlate.gov have great ideas for recipes and activities. Be sure to check them out! Making Celebrations Healthy and Active Planning Parties...

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Germs Don’t Go on Vacation!

Clean Hands at the Beach! The poster and word search from the Cleaning Institute reminds students of the importance of hand washing and sanitation. http://www.cleaninginstitute.org/assets/1/Page/Beach%20Hand%20Washing%20Flyer.pdf  

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ServSafe® 6th Edition is now available

The New ServSafe® 6th Edition is now available. Be sure to download the FREE instructor tools available for a limited time. http://www.servsafe6e.com/Teach/  

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Food Safe Families Campaign Toolkit

This website gives you free access to all public service ads, tips on how to promote the campaign online and in your community, plus downloadable files for your local organization. http://foodsafety.adcouncil.org/  

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