This Career Cluster prepares learners for careers in the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services.
Lodging employees perform tasks related to the operation of lodging facilities and the care of guests who use these facilities, either through direct guest contact or the provision of background services that enhance the guest experience.
Recreation, Amusements, and Attractions employees find the work demanding but never boring. Good customer service skills are essential. Technical skills are location-specific and training is handled on the job.
Restaurant and Food/Beverage Services employees perform a variety of tasks to maintain operations and promote guest services in eating and drinking establishments.
Travel and Tourism employees focus on the development, research, packaging, promotion, and delivery of a traveler’s experiences that may include developing a heritage area for the enjoyment and education of visitors, creating guide books, planning trips and events, managing a customer’s travel plans, or overseeing a convention center.