Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Learn more about the essential principles, concepts, and skills that apply to the tourism and hospitality sectors.

Tourism and Hospitality
Free Course
Tourism is a major global industry and an important part of the economies of many countries everywhere. This Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management will guide you through the career opportunities that are waiting for you in the tourism and hospitality industry and introduce you to the best practices used this industry today. This will get you moving towards an exciting career that can take you around the world!




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At the first part of the lessons, you will look at how travel developed in ancient and medieval times including the evolution of travel in Europe since the Renaissance. Next, you will study the development of travel in the United States since the 18th century, how advancements in transportation led to the popularisation of various tourist activities throughout history, and how the modern tourist industry is influenced by the tourist habits of the past.

You will then study the characteristics of the modern hospitality industry and take a close look at the accommodation sector. You will learn about hotel management and hotel front office operations, and then study the hotel housekeeping department. Lastly, you will delve into the food and beverage services sector including restaurant operations planning, kitchen design and layout, and safe food handling. You will also study the different types of restaurant-related workforce injuries and accidents and learn basic first aid.

This Advanced Diploma course in tourism and hospitality management will be of great interest to professionals working in the tourism and hotel sectors such as travel agents, travel guides, and hotel or resort managers. It will also benefit any learner who would like to gain employment or have a career in the tourism or hospitality sector. So, check out the course and kickstart an exciting career in the world of tourism and hospitality today!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course the you will be able to: - Describe the formation of the modern tourist industry; - Outline the sectors of the tourist industry; - Describe the employment and career opportunities; - List the main priorities of business and pleasure travelers; - Describe the ways in which travel destinations can appeal to both business and pleasure travelers; - Explain how travel destinations and tourism businesses can effectively market and promote themselves; - Describe the role of tour wholesalers, travel agencies and online travel services; - Explain the characteristics of the hospitality industry; - Explain the characteristics of the accommodation product; - Define the classification of hotel departments; - Explain the function of hotel departments; - Define the food and beverage departments of a hotel; - Define the different market segments and customer types; - Explain the objectives of a menu; - Explain what is meant by kitchen layout and design; - Explain the five steps to food safety; - Explain proper food handling priorities; - List the different types of restaurant workforce injuries and accidents; - Explain the main firefighting principles; - Define the basic tasks involved in first aid.


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