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Topic: Travel Related Services 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 8.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries (e.g., management of equipment and supplies, maintenance of facilities)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the hospitality industry
     2.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the tourism industry
     3.Understands the general policies and procedures used in the recreation industry
     4.Understands the policies and procedures for management of equipment in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     5.Understands the policies and procedures for management of supplies in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     6.Understands the policies and procedures for the maintenance of facilities in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
   Benchmark 3.Understands the organizational structures commonly found in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries (e.g., knows various types of operations and lodgings; knows various ownership/management structures; knows various organization divisions such as sales and marketing, maintenance, accounting, and security)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the organizational structures commonly found in the hospitality industry
     2.Understands the organizational structures commonly found in the tourism industry
     3.Understands the organizational structures commonly found in the recreation industry
     4.Knows various types of operations and lodgings in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     5.Knows various ownership/management structures in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     6.Knows various organization divisions, such as sales and marketing, in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     7.Knows various organization divisions, such as maintenance, in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     8.Knows various organization divisions, such as accounting, in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
     9.Knows various organization divisions, such as security, in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries
   Benchmark 4.Understands the role and impact that the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industries have on local and state economies
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role and impact that the hospitality industry has on the local economy
     2.Understands the role and impact that the tourism industry has on the local economy
     3.Understands the role and impact that the recreation industry has on the local economy
   Benchmark 5.Knows practices and skills required for occupations in the lodging industry (e.g., front desk skills; cash handling, accounting, and financial transactions; managing convention, meeting, and banquet support functions; skills in food and catering services; skills in facility services)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows practices required for occupations in the lodging industry
     2.Knows skills required for occupations in the lodging industry
     3.Knows front desk skills are required in the lodging industry
     4.Knows cash handling, accounting, and financial transaction skills are required in the lodging industry
     5.Knows skills for managing convention, meeting, and banquet support functions are required in the lodging industry
     6.Knows skills in food and catering services are required in the lodging industry
     7.Knows skills in facility services are required in the lodging industry
   Benchmark 6.Knows information used for the provision of travel-related services (e.g., physical features, customs, and etiquette related to food and beverage consumption in various regions and countries; information regarding domestic and international travel)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that travel-related services provide information about the physical features of regions and countries
     2.Knows that travel-related services provide information about the customs of regions and countries
     3.Knows that travel-related services provide information about etiquette related to food and beverage consumption in regions and countries
     4.Knows that travel-related services provide information regarding domestic and international travel to and within various regions and countries
   Benchmark 8.Understands the variety and purposes of attractions, educational programs, and specialty tours within the hospitality, tourism, and recreation industry (e.g., destination attractions, amusement parks, historical landmarks, heritage sites, museums, galleries, adventure and other specialty tours)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the variety of attractions within the hospitality industry
     2.Understands the variety of attractions within the tourism industry
     3.Understands the variety of attractions within the recreation industry
     4.Understands the purposes of attractions within the hospitality industry
     5.Understands the purposes of attractions within the tourism industry
     6.Understands the purposes of attractions within the recreation industry
     7.Understands the variety of educational programs within the hospitality industry
     8.Understands the variety of educational programs within the tourism industry
     9.Understands the variety of educational programs within the recreation industry
     10.Understands the purposes of educational programs within the hospitality industry
     11.Understands the purposes of educational programs within the tourism industry
     12.Understands the purposes of educational programs within the recreation industry
     13.Understands the variety of specialty tours within the tourism industry
     14.Understands the variety of specialty tours within the recreation industry
     15.Understands the purposes of specialty tours within the tourism industry
     16.Understands the purposes of specialty tours within the recreation industry
     17.Understands the variety and purposes of destination attractions
     18.Understands the variety and purposes of amusement parks
     19.Understands the variety and purposes of historical landmarks, heritage sites, and museums
     20.Understands the variety and purposes of galleries
     21.Understands the variety and purposes of adventure and other specialty tours