XI Professional Development

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

A. Training opportunities B. Entrepreneurship

  • (9) The student knows and understands the importance of employability skills and is able to explore and effectively plan for managing travel and tourism careers.
    • (F) identify and exhibit traits for retaining employment
    • (G) investigate professional development training opportunities to keep current within the industry
    • (H) examine appropriate credentialing requirements to maintain compliance with industry requirements
    • (K) research the local and regional labor workforce market to determine opportunities for advancement


  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003 – Ch. 6
  • Hospitality Services: Food and Lodging, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2004 – Ch. 24
  • Marketing Yourself, Cengage Learning Inc./South-Western, 2004 – Ch. 11
  • Reynolds, Johnny Sue. (2010) Hospitality Services. Tinley-Park, Illinois: The Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Inc.

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