Career And College Prep

Hospitality & Tourism

Get a Taste of What’s Ahead

Add some spice to life and see the world! If food and travel are your passion, a career in hospitality and tourism could be right for you. Explore the business side of hotels, restaurants, and food service.

Which pathway is offered?

Hospitality & Tourism—This pathway encompasses three major service categories: travel agent, hotel and lodging manager, and food service manager.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Travel agent
  • Lodging manager
  • Food service manager

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • ACT National Career Readiness certification
  • CTE Skill Certifications:
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Marketing 1
    • Hospitality and Tourism