London, Paris, Italy and Beyond
HTM Isenberg Summer Abroad 2014

 

You're invited to join us! Open to all HTM, Isenberg and UMass students Next Info Session: Thursday, September 26, at 5:30 PM, Isenberg Room 106

 

                                                 

2014 Program Dates: May 13 (London)- May 30 (Verona, Italy)

We start in: 

1.    London from May 13- 16 for 4 days at The St. Giles Hotel, London

2.    Paris from May 19-24 for 5 days at the Citadines Saint Germain des Pres

3.    Verona, Italy from May 27-30 for 4 days at the Grande Hotel, Verona, Italy 


Students have long weekends free to travel throughout Europe. You earn 6-9 HTM upper elective credits and for BBA majors these count as Isenberg School 300-level upper level business electives

The program is open to all students, HTM, Isenberg, non-Isenberg, undergraduate and graduate.

 

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The program cost is $4,595. 

 

This program cost includes:

Tuition and fees for 6.0 credits (2 courses), tuition and fees if you sign up for the third course option, Accommodation in London for 3 nights (one meal per day is included), Accommodation in Paris for 4 nights, Accommodation in Verona, Italy for 3 nights (1 meal per day is included), most field trips.

 

 


Field Trips included on the 2013 trip:  Motor coach and tour guide of London, Meeting with Mr Andrew Byrne, General Manager at Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, Meeting with Mr Stuart Levy, National Account Director - Leisure Sales - Guoman & Thistle Hotels, at the London Cumberland Hotel, Meeting with Management at the Sofitel Paris Scribe, meeting with management at the Hotel Pullman Bercy Hotel, La Cuisine pastry class, O Chateau Wine Tasting, Seine River Cruise, Day Trip to Venice with guide, Verona vineyard and cellar tour, including wine tasting and a visit to a Romanic hamlet , wrap up dinner at Dinner at TRATTORIA CAPRINI.  Please note that the 2014 field trips will be different and depend upon availability, exchange rates and cost.

 

Additional Expenses not included:

Airfare, travel, meals (except those provided), funds to travel during the weekends, Personal Expenses

 

Classes Offered: 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 391 C, Critical Issues in Hospitality and Tourism. These courses are HTM upper electives for HTM majors, and they satisfy for BBA majors these count as Isenberg School 300-level upper level business electives.  The specific courses are subject to change.

Click here for application at IPO site. 

Rolling admission and acceptance, space is limited, $1,000 non-refundable deposit due after acceptance.

Program Director:  Robert Wilson, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management

Contact:  rwilson@isenberg.umass.edu for upcoming info session dates and information.  If you are interested in a short student presentation at your next club meeting, please contact me.