2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 27, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HRTM 1120 - Tour and Cruise Management


Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Provides students with an orientation to the duties and responsibilities of the tour operator and an overview of the cruise industry. The course also gives students an opportunity to gain the technical knowledge and skills needed to utilize computerized reservation and information systems. Emphasis is placed on the operator’s role in planning and conducting tours and cruises as well as accessing data bases and identifying options which satisfy customer’s needs. Topics include: planning individual tours, planning group tours, transportation arrangements, accommodation options, entertainment options, foreign country tours, and manager’s on-tour responsibilities the ship, living quarters, amenities, shipboard activities, and marketing, selling of cruises, agency computer hardware, computer reservation systems, automated travel information, back-room accounting, and trends in automated travel data systems. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (E)