Hospitality & Tourism
The Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster incorporates four pathways. Restaurant and Food/Beverage Services; Lodging; Travel and Tourism; and Recreation, Amusements & Attractions. Hundreds of Hospitality & Tourism educational opportunities in a variety of trades and programs are offered throughout the state in school districts, community colleges and state universities.
Related Organizations and Agencies
- American Culinary Federation
- American Hotel & Lodging Association
- DECA - For Secondary students.
- Florida Collegiate DECA - For Postsecondary students
- Florida Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
- Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
- National Restaurant Association
- Hospitality and Tourism Curriculum Frameworks
- Sample Integrated Lesson Plan - Culinary/Chemistry (PDF, 55KB)
Programs in the Hospitality & Tourism career cluster are related to various disciplines within the Family and Consumer Science field. The following programs are also linked to Family and Consumer Science and can directly lead to or are included in a career path to occupations in that field.
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
- Food Science Safety and Technology (8500395)
Arts, A/V Technology & Communication
- Careers in Fashion and Interior Design (8209100)
- Careers in Fashion and Interior Design and Career Planning (8209200)
- Fabric Construction (8500380)
- Fashion Technology and Design Services (8506400 / V200400)
- Interior Decor Fabrication (8521040 / V200505)
- Interior Decorating Services (PSAV - V200600)
- Interior Design Services (8506500 / V200500)
Education & Training
- Personal and Family Finance (8500120)
- Exploration of Health Science Occupations (8400310)
- Exploration of Health Science Occupations and Career Planning (8400210)
- Family Dynamics (8500345)
- Family, Home and Consumer Technology (8500365)
- Parenting Skills (8500300)
- Personal Development (8500230)
- Personal Development & Career Planning (8500430)
For information on Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster programs, contact , State Supervisor for Education & Training/Hospitality & Tourism, at (850) 245-9900.