UMass: Europe: Isenberg/HTM Summer Abroad
London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Verona, Italy (Outgoing Program)
London, Paris, Italy and Beyond
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.
Students have long weekends free to travel throughout Europe.
Field Trips included on the 2015 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 2016 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.
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.
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