The Tourism and Hospitality Management course will introduce trainees to the major concepts, issues, and theories of tourism and hospitality management as part of the economic sector. The course will cover a broad range of topics related to the travel experience, from business development to the linkages between tourism as an industry and the impacts it has on communities. Trainees will also be introduced to key elements of the hospitality service industry and opportunities for employment within this industry. The course will also introduce concepts such as planning, and ethical responsibility and it will allow trainees to identify, develop, and promote tourism and hospitality products and services. Issues such as marketing, sales, advertising, and promotion for the tourism and hospitality industry will be explored, along with basic planning and financial topics.
Trainees must complete a total of 320 hours (2 months) professional internship related to their primary concentration of their major, in order to be certified. This might include working for a hotel, restaurant, or other business; for a tourism association or agency; or for a local community engaged in tourism planning and development.</span
I am the Tourism Hospitality Management Level 2 Instructor, born and raised in Santa Elena Town, Cayo District. After working in the Tourism Industry as an F&B Manager for 13 years, it gives me great fulfillment to empower and equipped the next generation of front-line tourism workers. In 2019, I was also awarded the opportunity to study in Taiwan, at one of their top Hospitality University, HungKuang University. I believe that weaknesses remain weaknesses when there is no training, but with proper training, weakness becomes strengthens. This opportunity that I now have as an Instructor to pass on the knowledge that I have acquired is one of my greatest accomplishments. To travel throughout the country of Belize, and see a Cayo CET trainee working as a Professional Server, Cook, Bartender, or Manager at all major Resorts is the icing on the cake for me.