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CENTER FOR HOSPITALITY & TOURISM


Preparing BYU-Hawaii students for career success in the exciting world of hospitality and tourism.  Imagine the career opportunities in an $8 trillion* global industry of hotels and resorts, airlines and cruises, destinations and attractions, conventions and banquets, tourism ministries and tour operators. Tourism employs over 275 million people and these organizations need skilled team members across many disciplines including management and operations, marketing and sales, accounting and finance, human resources and sustainable planning, and many more. Start mapping out an exciting hospitality and tourism career today! (*World Travel & Tourism Council 2015)

Made possible by the generous support of:

HTM Students Spend a Saturday Working at Norwegian Cruise Line. On April 15, six HTM students and Bro. Lundgren spent the day volunteering to assist 2,600 passengers disembark from and check in for their round-the-islands trip with Norwegian Cruise Line. This was great exposure to a fast-growing sector of the tourism industry, and other students will be repeating this experience on the subsequent three Saturdays. Mahalo to our partners at MC&A who are the NCL contractors and who invited our students to participate.

'Imiloa Career Exploration trip to the Big Island. Twelve HTM students accompanied the Ferrins and Lundgrens on a 4-day excursion in March to learn more about the hospitality and tourism industry, meet with executives, and participate in a Big Island tour. Great learning and lots of fun! The Seoul and Seattle trips are coming in May.