Hospitality & Tourism

Too Much Tourism: The Lake District 50 min.

Looking at tourism in England's The Lake District, this program examines how to balance the needs of tourism with preserving the natural environment that the tourists are coming to see.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Hotel and Motel Managers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 20 min.

What is it like to be ahotel general manager? In this Career Q&A video interview, Scott Dialtalks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in the field of hotel management. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Egypt: Tourism in Turmoil 30 min.

This program examines how tourism has been vital to the Egyptian economy for decades. It considers how the revolution of 2011 and the political and social upheavals that followed have adversely affected tourism.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2014, the Getaway Gurus 6 min.

One family puts the hotel booking and review website to the test for vacation planning.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2013

Growth and Niche Markets in Tourism 22 min.

It's one of the world's fastest-growing industries, but like any business, tourism is evolving. More and more travelers are looking for experiences that go beyond the typical cruise or hotel stay-and with the emergence of niche tourism comes an increasing need for anyone in the hospitality trade to understand how it is expanding and what forms of specialization are involved. This program explores...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Impact of Tourism: Kenya 29 min.

This program looks at tourism in Kenya, which is the country's third largest source of income. It examines what most tourists don't see, such as the real villages as opposed to the ones built for tourists to see and the safaris and game parks that provide a more natural experience.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2011

Marketing a National Park: Snowdonia 65 min.

Presenting a case study of tourism in Snowdonia National Park in Wales, this program examines how the four Ps of marketing apply to marketing a tourist site.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2009

Introduction to Hospitality 24 min.

The hardest part about working in the hospitality field may simply be deciding on which of its many popular career paths to pursue! This video will help interested students make an informed choice by describing commercial and noncommercial hospitality establishments and key hospitality departments such as management, food and beverage, gaming and entertainment, customer service, security, housekee...

Formats: DVDDVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2009

Hospitality, Human Services, and Tourism 20 min.

The United States has long been a “service nation” because Americans at every stage of life are willing to pay a premium for good service. In this program, members of the hospitality, human services, and tourism groups—a chef and a caterer, a massage therapist and a retirement home manager, and a hotel manager and an event planner—describe what their professions are like. A viewable/printable inst...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2009

Inside a Hotel 37 min.

This program goes inside one of the hotels in the MacDonald chain of luxury hotels to show how it serves business and leisure customers across the UK. It highlights the importance of recruiting and training quality staff.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2008