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Academy of Hospitality and Tourism

The Academy of Hospitality & Tourism helps students chart career paths in one of the world’s largest industries, from hotel management and event planning to sports and entertainment. Students engage in multiple courses focused on career exploration. This is a New York State approved Career and Technical Education program that strengthens literacy, personal finance, leadership, project management and team building skills.  Students learn all aspects of what it is like to work in the real world through job-shadows, internships, guest speakers and other work-based learning experiences.
The goal of the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism
Prepare students for entry-level management hospitality positions and preparation for continued study at the post-secondary collegiate level.
  • AOHT classes guide students through a series of career exploration courses. 
  • Project-based learning techniques with an emphasis on strengthening literacy, project management, leadership, and team-building skills 
  • The curriculum is reviewed by industry professionals to ensure that the content is current and relevant.
  • Students plan school and community events such as Movie Nights, Dances, Fundraisers, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Fundraisers 
Program Outline
10th: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism & Delivery of Great Customer Service
11th: Geography for Tourism & Sustainable Tourism
12th: Hospitality Marketing & Event Planning & Career Financial Management 
Hospitality and Tourism students create, write, film, and distribute our school's informational youtube channel Lions TV. Below are some episodes from the 2020 school year.