II Overview of the Lodging Industry

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Types of lodging businesses B. Levels of service C. Ownership and management

  • (1) The student gains additional academic knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of career and postsecondary educational opportunities within the hospitality services industry.
    • (A) apply advanced reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to perform job tasks in the hospitality industry
  • (3) The student researches career opportunities and qualifications to broaden awareness of careers available in the hospitality industry.
    • (I) describe the types of facility ownership and determine the advantages and disadvantages for each
  • (5) The student uses information technology tools specific to hospitality service careers to access, manage, integrate, and create information.
    • (B) research website information on hospitality service operations

Resources:

  • Hospitality Services, High School Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003 – Ch. 1, 9, 14
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004 – Ch. 10
  • Hospitality Net http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html
  • AchieveTexas
    A college and career initiative designed to help students (and their parents) make wise education choices. It is based on the belief that the curricula of the 21st century should combine rigorous academics and relevant career education. http://www.achievetexas.org/in
  • Learning that Works for America CTE
    Sponsored by The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc). Aims to support an innovative CTE system that prepares individuals to succeed in education and their careers.
    http://www.careertech.org/career-clusters/glance/at-a-glance.html

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