WHAT IS THE ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM?
Launched in 1987, the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism prepares students for post-secondary education and careers through a theme-based, conceptualized curriculum approach. Academic learning experiences are combined with hands-on work experience to help students develop the thinking and problem-solving skills critical to post-secondary education and career success. The Academy provides public high school students with the requisite knowledge and skills for a successful career in one of the world’s largest service industries. Through a curriculum that provides an in-depth look at all aspects of tourism and hospitality, including coursework in business, geography, hospitality, and economics. The Academy of Hospitality & Tourism operates as small learning community and is located in more than 155 high schools nationwide.
*How to communicate for a variety of audiences and purposes
*Interview skills and Resume building
*Learn proper business attire
*Hands-on experience within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
*Paid Internships and Non-Paid Internships
*Earn college credits
*National Certification as a Certified Rooms Division Specialist