Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & TourismCareers focused on management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.



  1. Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services Pathway - People who perform a variety of tasks to maintain operations and promote guest services in eating and drinking establishments.
  2. Lodging Pathway - People who perform tasks involving the operation of lodging facilities and the care of guests who use these facilities, either through direct guest contact or the provision of background services that enhance the guest experience.
  3. Travel & Tourism Pathway - People who focus on the development research packaging promotion and delivery of a traveler's experiences. There is a broad range of jobs in this pathway. Employees may be involved in developing a heritage area for the enjoyment and education of visitors, creating guidebooks, planning trips and events, managing a customer’s travel plans or overseeing a huge urban convention center.
  4. Recreation, Amusements & Attractions Pathway - People who are looking for exciting and diverse work situations are best suited for the Recreation, Amusements and Attractions pathway. The work is often demanding but never boring. Good customer service skills are essential for success. Employees must also understand what makes each operation unique. Technical skills are location-specific, and training is handled on the job.