Please choose and research a hospitality career path

Based on course content, please choose and research a hospitality career path. You will need to present the sector, company, job characteristics and functions for the business of your choice.

Please choose and research a hospitality career path

HOST 1085: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism 
Final Assignment – Career Path
(Worth 20% of Final Grade)
Due: Week #14 –

Objective: 
Based on course content, please choose and research a hospitality career path. You will need to present the sector, company, job characteristics and functions for the business of your choice.

You may select the format of submission for this project!

Submission format choices include any of the following: 

Written Essay / Report (APA formatted)

Website

PowerPoint (or Prezi or similar format) presentation – including voiceover

Video presentation

 

Method: 

Provide an overview of your assignment:

Students will provide a summary (overview) of the hospitality / tourism career path research project, outlining your project and summarizing your findings and conclusion. (10 points)

 

In this section of the project:
Identify the tourism sector in which you would like to work (e.g. the accommodations, or food and beverage, or transportation, or attractions, or event sector, etc.)

Research elements of this sector in relation to the Hospitality also Tourism industry in Canada and/or globally

Moreover, discuss the size of the sector, its economic importance to the industry in Canada, number of people employed, overall revenue generated, growth of this sector, etc. (15 points)

 

In this section of the project:
Firstly, identify a company in your selected sector (e.g. Four Seasons Hotels in the accommodations sector, etc.) and research its history from founding to present

Discuss the corporate structure (i.e. national vs. international markets; public or private ownership, etc.) and also the size of the company – number of outlets, employees, revenue, etc.

Describe what competition, either nationally or globally, your selected company may face operating in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (15 Points)

 

In this section of the project:
Research various occupations within this company and then select one that would be your “dream job” in this company. Further, explain why you consider this your dream job.

Moreover, what are your strengths (best skills) to do this job?

Also, what are the skills you would need to improve to do this job? (20 Points)

 

Lastly, grammar/Spelling/Verbal accuracy & clarity. (Note: more than 3 mistakes = 0)

 

(10 points)

Professional structure/formatting, visually professional, AND a separate page for citations and bibliography (regardless of the format you have selected for submission)

 

(10 points)

HOST 1085: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism 
Final Assignment – Career Path
(Worth 20% of Final Grade)