As our world expands globally, the tourism industry remains one of the largest industries in the United States. According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the sixth largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every seven new jobs created being found in this industry.
Professionals in this field work in convention and visitor bureaus, as tour guides or travel agents, as event planners, and in casinos. Their jobs require creativity, attention to detail, a respect for various cultures, a sense of fun, technical know-how, and a passion for adventure.
An Associate of Applied Business in Hospitality & Tourism Management – Travel industry Major from LCCC provides practical instruction combined with hands-on experience through a coop or work study. It focuses on customer service, marketing, sales, business law, event planning, technology, and international diversity.
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