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Introduction to the Cruise Industry
FCS 468
Dr. Jim Taylor, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management
August 2-12, 2010
Course Fee $1795


Inside View of Cruise Ship/New Orleans and Mexico

This course consists of an overview of the cruise industry and an examination of the components of a successful cruise company. 


New Orleans French QuarterStudents will spend one night in New Orleans prior departing on a 5-day Western Caribbean cruise.  Accommodations in New Orleans will be provided at an area hotel to be determined.  Lodging on the cruise will be shared accommodations in interior staterooms. 


This program is for Hospitality Management students and others interested the cruise industry and tourism. 


The program dates are May August 2-12, with students traveling to New Orleans on August 6 before spending August 7-12 on a Carnival Cruise ship in the Western Caribbean. 


Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from New Orleans.  Students will meet at the New Orleans hotel by 6:00p.m. on August 6.

How much?

Program cost is $1795.  Included in the cost are tuition, housing in New Orleans, a group dinner in New Orleans, 5-day cruise, all meals (excluding beverages) while on the cruise, and any tour fees.  Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, transportation to New Orleans, and personal spending money.

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