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UMass: Europe: Isenberg/HTM Summer Abroad
London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Verona, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Costs Summer
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Miyoung Jeong, mjeong@isenberg.umass.edu
Who Can Apply?:
All
Fields of Study:
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Program Type:
Faculty-Led, UMass Faculty-led
Summer Program Duration:
3 weeks
Housing:
Hotel
In Classes With:
Mostly UMA Students; all US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
Freshman
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Classification of Credits Available:
Graduate Credits, Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:

London, Paris, Italy and Beyond
HTM Isenberg Summer Abroad 2015

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Spend three weeks in London, Paris, and Verona, Italy, earn 6-9 HTM upper elective credits (for BBA majors these count as upper level business electives) or graduate credits, and travel during the long weekends.

The HTM Isenberg Summer Abroad Program provides exposure to the international dimensions of the hospitality & tourism industry through experiential learning. The program is designed to combine academics with European travel. Classes are delivered in both a standard format as well as fieldwork experiences. Course meetings will begin during the spring semester. The program is open to all students, HTM, Isenberg, non-Isenberg, undergraduate and graduate.

2015 Program: May 12 (London) - May 29 (Verona, Italy)

 

Students have long weekends free to travel throughout Europe.

 

Academics
All students will enroll in HT-MGT 391T: Seminar in Tour Operations Management and HT-MGT 391B: Cultural Tourism, with the option of enrolling in a third course, HT-MGT 391C: Critical Issues in Hospitality and Tourism. These courses are HTM upper electives for HTM majors, and as Isenberg 300-level upper level business electives for BBA majors.  The specific courses are subject to change.HTM 2013 2

Costs
The program fee of $4795 includes tuition and fees for 6 - 9 credits, accommodation in London for 3 nights (one meal per day is included), accommodation in Paris for 4 nights, accommodation in Verona, Italy for 3 nights (1 meal per day is included), and most site visits and excursions.

 

Field Trips included on the 2014 trip:  Motor coach and tour guide of London, Meeting and tour of the Sofitel St. James in London, walking tour in Paris, night out at the Theater in London, Meeting with Management at the Sofitel World Headquarters in Paris, Motor coach and tour guide of Paris, walking tour in Paris, La Cuisine pastry class, O Chateau Wine Tasting, Evening Seine River Cruise, Day Trip to Venice with guide, Verona vineyard and cellar tour, including wine tasting, a visit to a Romanic hamlet, and farewell dinner.  Please note that the 2015 field trips will be different and depend upon availability, exchange rates and cost.

The program fee does not include international airfare, travel between program cities, most meals, accommodations on weekends, and other personal expenses.

Application
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and space is limited. A $1000 deposit is due two weeks after acceptance in order to hold your spot.

For more information?
Contact Miyoung Jeong, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management,  mjeong@isenberg.umass.edu, with any questions, or to schedule a presentation about the program at your next club meeting. For more info, photos, upcoming info sessions, and other program updates, like our Facebook page.

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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.