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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:
Miyoung Jeong,
Who Can Apply?:
Fields of Study:
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Language(s) of Instruction:
Program Type:
Faculty-Led, UMass Faculty-led
Summer Program Duration:
3 weeks
In Classes With:
Mostly UMA Students; all US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
Minimum GPA:
Classification of Credits Available:
Graduate Credits, Undergraduate Credits
Program Description:

London, Paris, Italy and Beyond
HTM Isenberg Summer Abroad 2016

Please stay tuned for more information for the 2016 program, including dates, program price, and info sessions.

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: 

Students have long weekends free to travel throughout Europe.

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

TBD for 2016


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