The Business of Travel and Tourism
PFDCE 1008, Course Code: 2165Begin your journey to a successful career in travel and tourism. In our systematic, real-world focused review of this exciting profession, you will be introduced to basic travel concepts, key sectors of the travel industry, effective practices for selling the travel product, an overview of destination knowledge and use of technology in the travel and tourism industry. You'll also learn about business communications and money management in travel offices, along with the operations of a home-based travel business. Registration deadline is 1/8.
A few days before class begins, you will receive a letter with instructions about how to log onto myHeartland and how to access your course on Blackboard. The following textbook and workbook will be available at the Heartland Bookstore the week before class begins: Travel Career Development , 9th Edition, Cornell University Press, ISBN: 978-0931202604 and Travel Career Development Student Workbook, 9th Edition, Cornell University Press, ISBN: 978-0931202612. You are free to order textbooks from other sources. Please call 309/268-8160 if you have questions.