CTE- Hospitality and Tourism
The Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster focuses on the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food/beverage services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services. High school CTE students acquire knowledge and skills focusing on communication, time management, and customer service that meet industry standards. CTE students will explore the history of the hospitality and tourism industry and examine characteristics needed for success.
The high school Culinary Arts program of study introduces CTE learners to occupations and educational opportunities related to the planning, directing, or coordinating activities of a food and beverage organization or department. This program of study also explores opportunities involved in directing and participating in the preparation and cooking of food.
Work-Based and Expanded Learning Opportunities in Culinary Arts
High School CTE Culinary Arts Certifications
Culinary Arts Salary Information
Culinary Arts Occupations
Food and Beverage Managers
Chef and Head Cooks
Food Science Technicians
Lodging and Resort Management
The Lodging and Resort Management program of study introduces high school CTE learners to occupations and educational opportunities related to the logistical and operational management of lodging and resorts. This program of study also explores opportunities related to human resources, financial analysis, and marketing.
Work-Based and Expanded Learning Opportunities in Lodging and Resort Management
High School CTE Lodging and Resort Management Certifications
Lodging and Resort Management Salary Information
Lodging and Resort Management Occupations
General and Operations Managers
Administrative Services Managers
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Travel, Tourism, and Attractions
The Travel, Tourism, and Attractions program of study introduces high school CTE learners to occupations and educational opportunities related to the marketing or sales of travel and tourism services. This program of study allows CTE students to learn how to plan, direct, and coordinate marketing or business policies and programs, including identifying potential customers and determining demand and promotional strategies for products and services.
Work-Based and Expanded Learning Opportunities in Travel, Tourism, and Attractions
High School CTE Travel, Tourism, and Attractions Certifications
Travel, Tourism, and Attractions Salary Information
Travel, Tourism, and Attractions Occupations
Advertising and Promotions Managers
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists