Hospitality & Tourism

The Hospitality and Tourism career cluster prepares learners for postsecondary credentials and careers in the management and operations of lodging, food services, attractions, recreation and event planning, and other travel-related services. This career cluster includes two programs of study: Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Tourism Management. Beginning salaries depend on the employee’s skills, education, and job level at a hotel, restaurant, tourism office, recreation facility, amusement park, or attraction site. Salaries range from entry level wages to six figures. This industry is known for being promoted from within, for its large number of young managers, and the ability to travel and move nationally and internationally.

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