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Effective Fall 2015. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
TVL101 Introduction to the Travel Industry Credit Hours: 3.00
Major components of travel products and careers. Includes travel industry and hospitality products, distribution of the travel product, and careers in the travel industry.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL102 Computerized Reservation Systems Credit Hours: 3.00
Basic software training. Includes screen management, passenger name record (PNR), Sabre's FOX, PNR modifications, faring/pricing the completed PNR, booking and pricing hotels and rental cars.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL103 Geography for the Tourism Professional Credit Hours: 3.00
Applied physical geography of popular global tourist destinations, major tourist attractions, popular history, and itineraries for specific destinations. Includes the opportunity to take the Travel Institute's Destination Specialist Certification Exam in the geographic area of choice.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL109 Survey of Leisure Products Credit Hours: 3.00
Electronically research, sell, and book retail leisure travel components to include, but not limited to hotels, rental cars, rail travel, escorted and all-inclusive tours, and cruise accommodations. Includes an introduction to web-based marketing (blogs, Facebook, Instagram, and other web-based conduits for increasing sales) for tourism consultants who sell a variety of tourism products.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL121 Tourism Sales and Marketing Credit Hours: 3.00
Concepts of selling techniques for the tourism professional. Includes phone and internet selling strategies as well as an introduction to listening skills, sales techniques, client behavior styles, closing the sale, legal aspects of the travel industry for inside, outside and home-base tourism professionals. Also includes concepts of tourism marketing and marketing techniques for the tourism professional, consumer behavior, strategies, and marketing elements.
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TVL211 Tour Direction and Tour Group Management Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the basic principles of guiding tours. Includes principles of tour group handling, tour group planning, tour guide basics, tour guide narration, tour guide procedures and challenges, and public speaking for the tour guide.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL296 Independent Study in Travel/Tourism Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Independent studies projects or special interest areas in travel/tourism. Content to be determined jointly between student and instructor.
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Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of nine credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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