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Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Learn about the exciting career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industries with this free online course

Publisher: Advance Learning
This free online course will guide you through the career opportunities that await qualified individuals who are interested in tourism or hospitality management. These sectors are of great importance in the modern economy of many countries and regions around the world, generating over one trillion dollars in revenue annually. By the end of this course, you will have a strong understanding of the workings of tourism and hospitality, so why wait?
Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
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This course will first discuss the history of travel. You will study ancient and medieval travel, Renaissance and modern travel, and travel in the USA. You will then look into the factors that influence travel which include the modes of transport, accommodation, time, money, and motivation. You will study the career opportunities in airlines, on cruises, and in travel agencies. The course will also cover tourist attractions, tourist amenities, and transport systems. You will then look into the different reasons for travel including traveling for pleasure and business travel. 

The course will discuss different travel destinations, the appeal of warm climate and sandy beaches to tourists, and the three types of tourist cities including historic, modern, and hybrid. You will also study important advertising methods and promotional campaigns. The course then moves on to discuss hospitality management, telling you about the key skills required to work in the sector, and about the functions of different hotel departments. You will learn about restaurant operations planning, the organization of the kitchen, menu objectives and planning, table setting and restaurant design and layout.

Finally, you will learn about the food handling process, including topics like food safety, food contamination, and personal hygiene. You will learn how to respond to kitchen accidents and the procedures that must be in place to ensure staff safety when working with different types of equipment. Tourism and hospitality are exciting and evolving industries to work in, with career opportunities all around the world and this course will give you a better understanding of them as a whole. So why wait? Start your learning journey today.

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