Course Descriptions

HT246 :  Travel Transportation: Air, Rail, Auto and Cruise

This course examines transportation systems within the travel and tourism industry. The class will explore the history of the airline system, look at contemporary air travel and review career opportunities. Students research the impact the 1978 deregulation legislation had on the airline business model in areas of customer service, pricing, and plane safety. The course examines other travel transportation methods such as cruise liners, rail (regular and high-speed), car and RV rental industry, tour buses and limousines and how the overall methods of travel transportation fit into the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: HT108. Basic computer and typing skills are recommended.
Credit Hours: 3
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