Tourism, Hospitality and Wine Industries
Our tourism training programs in California can help you begin an exciting career!
Learn the intricacies of the hospitality, tourism and wine industry. Our wine tourism school in California prepares students for 8 certificates from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, culminating in certification as a Guest Service Professional. If you’re searching for tourism and hospitality training, Empire has you covered.
Objective: TThese tourism and hospitality classes provide the student with the necessary skills to enter the hospitality industry. There is an emphasis on tour planning, convention sales and service, event planning, California wine industry, California tourism courses, international and domestic travel planning, and guest service. Graduates qualify to work as reservationists, front desk clerks, planners, concierge positions or conference service managers, in addition to numerous other positions associated with wine tourism in Northern California.
Program Length: 3 quarters
Diploma awarded upon successful completion of all graduation requirements.
Our tourism and hospitality program in California includes the following courses:
- Various Computer, Internet and Microsoft courses
- Introduction to the California Wine Country
- Convention Management
- Meeting Planning
- Wine Country Tourism Program Internship
- Event Planning for the Wine Country
- Tour Planning
- Guest Services
- International Travel
- Sales for the Wine and Tourism Industry
- Tourism in the Hospitality Industry
- Hospitality Case Study
- And many more comprehensive courses!
Click here to view a course outline for the Tourism, Hospitality and Wine Industries program.
"What I love about the hospitality/tourism field is there are so many directions you can go: front desk sales in hotels, travel agent, events, marketing assistant. It is not one specialized area; it offers a great many possibilities."
- Echo Wright, Event & Production Coordinator