Geography for Travel and Tourism
PFDCE 1009, Course Code: 2166Geography literacy is essential for those planning a career in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Learn about the world's most popular destinations and discover unique, lesser-known locations. Explore the physical environment, history, language, currency, transportation, accommodations and attractions of key tourist destinations around the world. You'll also learn how to match clients to destinations, arrange travel itineraries and respond to common requests. Registration deadline is 1/8.
Before class begins, you will receive a letter with instructions about how to log onto myHeartland and access your course on Blackboard. The following textbook will be available at the Heartland Bookstore the week before class begins: Exploring the World-Geography for the Travel Professional by Nona Starr and the Travel Institute, 3rd Ed, Cornell University Press, ISBN: 978-0-931202-64-3 and Exploring the World-Geography for Travel Professionals Student Workbook, by Nona Starr and the Travel Institute, 3rd Ed, Cornell University Press, ISBN: 978-0-931202-63-6. You are free to order textbooks from other sources. Please call 309-268-8160 if you have questions.