US: Las Vegas Hospitality Study Tour
In order to provide students with an opportunity to make connections between their classroom experiences and the reality of the hospitality industry, students will have a hospitality and tourism educational excursion to Las Vegas. Las Vegas is known as "The Hospitality Capital of the World." The purpose of the excursion is to explore different aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry through interactions with employees, managers, and customers along with on-site visitations to hotels and casinos in Las Vegas.
Spring Break 2019: March 11-15, 2019
February 6, 2019
Courses and credits
RHT 3400 - Hospitality Study Tour, 3 credit hours
Program Fee: $1,100 per person
Program fee includes: Accommodations, guided tours, local transportation, and some group meals.
Out-of-pocket costs estimates ($685):
- Airfare: $300
- Meals: $250
- Transportation to/from airport to hotel: $50
- Require Cell Phone Minutes: $10
- Incidentals: $75
On-site transportation is provided during the program. Students will be responsible for getting to Las Vegas.
Please note that if flying domestically, you will need to ensure you have to proper identification to pass through airport security (TSA). Due to recent updates to Ohio state licensing laws, if you are an Ohio resident you will need to have either a compliant state ID (driver’s license) or another form of TSA approved documentation to fly domestically after 2020. If you are a non-Ohio resident, please check your state identification to ensure you may use it for domestic air travel or be prepared to show an alternative approved document. For a list of approved documents, visit the TSA acceptable identification page.
Eligibility and selection process
This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Participants must be 18 years of age or older, due to age restrictions of some sites in Las Vegas.
Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a conduct offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study away. Click here to read the entire conduct policy.
Requesting accessibility accommodation
If you plan to participate in an Ohio University-sponsored study abroad program and wish to request accommodation, you should contact the Office of Student Accessibility Services to schedule an appointment to complete a Global Opportunities Disability Accommodation Request Form. We recommend you do this as early as possible to allow sufficient time to determine what accommodations may be made for this program.
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