Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management

xmasThe travel and tourism industry employs over 64,000 people in the state of Connecticut, and is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. (US Travel Association, 2009) In the Travel and Tourism program, students acquire the event planning, leadership, promotion and management skills necessary for an exciting career in the travel and tourism industry. 


In addition to the department's core courses, students will take the following concentration-specific courses:

Travel and Tourism: Principles and Practices 
Tourism Planning, Marketing & Promotion 
Seminar: Commercial Recreation 
Tourism Impacts, Planning & Management  
Travel & Tourism Management -Specific Internship 


For more information, please contact the advisor for the Travel and Tourism program:

 Dr. Jan Jones
(203) 392-8837