Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials

Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials

Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials (October 7 - December 6)

Hospitality and tourism is the world’s largest service industry. Having faced unprecedented challenges in recent years, the industry continues to rebound as people still seek adventure and travel and need services and venues.

Our certificate provides you with the latest knowledge, trends, and pathways for a successful career. Staying current with your education and lifelong learning will help associates at every level along and provides you with a competitive edge among your peers.



*Participants must be 18 years or older to register.
October 7 - December 6, 2024 (completion due by 11:59pm ET December 6)
30 Hours - PDUs
3.0 CEUs
Users may view any time throughout program duration



Each year it is offered, we look at “hot topics” and trends impacting the industry. Plus, we provide a “taste” of what we would cover in our Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a major in Hospitality. The industry changes each and every year. It’s important to stay up to date.

Florida Atlantic University's Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials program will benefit participants from all segments of the industry, including: hotels, restaurants, cruise lines, theme parks, destination marketing organizations, destination management companies, tour operators, travel agencies (both online and brick & mortar), private clubs, casinos, resorts, meetings & events, conventions & visitors bureaus, and the like.



Program Highlights

  • Travel Behavior and Consumer Decision Making
  • Wellness and Health among Hospitality Workers
  • Women in Leadership
  • Ongoing Challenges to Incorporate Work/Life Balance in our Industry
  • Brand New Methods of Financial Benchmarking


Anyone interested in the hospitality and tourism industry will benefit from this certificate!

Whether you are working part-time, onboarding as the newest restaurant or hotel hire, leading large online travel agencies, or marketing for theme parks, you will learn from insightful conversations with world-class industry leaders from across the spectrum of hospitality and tourism areas.



FAU Executive Education - Hospitality & Tourism Industry Essentials

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