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Effective Fall 2014. 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
Examination of tourist attractions and applied physical geography of global tourism destinations. Students will choose three of the following geographic areas on which to focus: North America, Mexico, Northern and Central Europe, East Africa, East Asia, France, Southern Europe, Alaska, Hawaii, and Hong Kong. Includes the Travel Institute's Destination Specialist Certification Exam in the geographic areas studied.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL109 Survey of Leisure Products Credit Hours: 3.00
Leisure travel components. Includes hotels, rental cars, AMTRAK, tours, and cruise accommodations.
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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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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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TVL209 Introduction to Tour Guiding Credit Hours: 3.00
Specific training for students interested in becoming a tour guide. Includes career opportunities, Destination Management Companies, managing tour groups, public speaking, and pre-tour planning. Also includes briefing tour members, tour guide policies and procedures, airport departure and arrival procedures, dealing with health and medical issues and other tour group problems, and preparing for a job interview.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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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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