2018 PROGRAM DATES: TUESDAY, MAY 15 – FRIDAY, JUNE 1
1. London, England for 4 days
2. Paris, France for 4 days
3. Verona, Italy for 4 days
4. Budapest, Hungary for 6 days
Take two to three HTM upper elective courses, earning up to 9 credits, or alternatively for Isenberg School BBA majors, earn two or three 300-level business electives.
The HTM Summer Abroad Program is faculty-led. It is open to all students; Hospitality and Tourism Management, Isenberg, non-Isenberg, undergraduate and graduate.
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The program fee ($6,975) INCLUDES: Tuition and fees for 2 courses plus an optional third course; all hotel accommodations; cultural and academic visits; daily breakfast, six group meals, airport reception at London Heathrow Airport, local transportation pass in London, Paris and Budapest, train transportation from London to Paris and from Paris to Verona, flight from Verona to Budapest.
Cultural & academic visits planned: British Museum, Fullers Brewery tour, tour of Westminister including a flight on the London Eye and entrance to Westminster Abby, Smithfield walking tour, Orangery afternoon tea at Kensington Palace, dinner at La Petite Chaise (the oldest restaurant in Paris), guided tour of Rungis International Market, wine tasting at Musee du Vin, Le Cordon Bleu private demonstration, Seine River cruise, neighborhood walking tour in Verona, day trip to Venice, San Giorgio Valpolicella village and church tour, Italian wine cellar and tasting, chocolate museum, culinary walk through the Great Market Hall in Budapest, tour of a mineral springs spa in Budapest, and Danube River cruise.
The program fee does not include transatlantic airfare, books, meals not included in program fee, luggage fees, transfer from hotel in Budapest to airport, and personal expenses such as laundry and souvenirs.
All students will enroll in HT-MTG 391 T Seminar in Tour Operations Management and HT-MTG 391B Cultural Tourism, with the option of enrolling in a third course, HT-MTG 391C Critical Issues in Hospitality and Tourism. These courses are HTM upper electives for HTM majors, and they count as Isenberg School 300-level upper level business electives for BBA majors.
ROLLING ADMISSION AND ACCEPTANCE, SPACE IS LIMITED, $1,000 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT DUE BEFORE YOUR APPLICATION CAN BE CONSIDERED FOR ACCEPTANCE.
Dates / Deadlines:
UMass/IPO Application Deadline
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.