TTIA's Tourism College - Why You've Gotta GoPresentation Transcript
Travel & Tourism College Why You’ve Gotta Go
Why Me? STS Marketing College graduate TTIA Education Committee member We helped plan Tourism College I’m a “dorm mom” at Tourism College Former Board Chair of the Texas Brazos Trail Region I LOVE tourism!
What Is Tourism College? First year of a 3-year program Hands-on curriculum of tourism marketing courses Mix of classroom instruction, discussion groups, and networking events Taught by travel industry professionals from all over the country A place to share and learn with folks like you from all parts of Texas and beyond
What’s In It For Me? Holistic approach to tourism marketing Be better at your job/improve career advancement Practical, “how to” information you can go home and implement A new and trusted peer group to bounce ideas off for years to come Access to tourism/marketing experts It’s fun too!
What Will I Learn? Social media marketing Economic impact Online packaging PR and press tours Event promotions Branding Gender differences in marketing Slogans & logos Much, much more!
What’s Included? For your $950 registration fee, you’ll get: Books and course materials Instruction/classroom time 5 nights in a private bedroom (shared bathroom) Breakfast and lunch every day Some dinners Social/networking events Value beyond measure
Stay in Touch Facebook fan page http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=lf#!/pages/TTIAs-Travel-Tourism-College/123064271051602?ref=ts Twitter account http://www.twitter.com/TourismCollege
Do Some Networking Get to know your fellow students They are a wealth of knowledge, tips, and information Learn how it’s done in other places Steal the best ideas!
Make New Friends You’ll meet some great people Some you’ll stay in touch with for years to come Continue sharing helpful ideas and tips
Visit Area Attractions
Kick Back a Little Evenings are made for relaxing, having fun, and getting to know fellow classmates Take advantage of the down time to build those relationships