The sights, sounds, and flavors of New York City are the epitome of hospitality experiences. The study tour provided the students with a glimpse of New York’s vibrant hospitality and tourism industry. Because the group was small, students were able to have very focused conversations with the industry professionals who hosted us. We visited a variety of businesses that included luxury hotels (Ritz-Carlton and Millennium), large scale special events (Winick Productions), corporate event planning (Accenture and American Express), destination marketing (NYC & Co.), restaurant operations (Union Square Hospitality Group, Pera SoHo), and culinary tourism (Chelsea Market Food Tour). HTM students also enjoyed the different sightseeing tours, one-of-a-kind meals, and Mama Mia! on Broadway.
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