Sample Hospitality and Tourism Educational Tour
Subject: Hospitality / Tourism
Duration: 7 Days
A Hands-On Educational Tour for Hospitality and Tourism is the Perfect Way for Your Students to Learn in a Working Environment, Enriching Their Studies and Fuelling Their Motivations.
Arrive in London and transfer to hotel by private motor coach
Orientation session with AES staff and Metropolitan Police Officer
Guided coach tour of London
Don’t forget your camera, as there will be plenty of opportunities for you to get out the coach and view all that London has to offer!
Upon arrival in London you and your students will be met by your private coach, which will take you to your hotel. As check-in is not normally until 3pm, if you arrive before this time then arrangements will be made with the hotel for you to leave your luggage in a secure area. A pack containing maps plus any pre-purchased travel cards will be left for the group leader upon arrival.
The arrival orientation session by Anglo Educational Services Staff will be held at the Anglo Educational Study Centre. This session will cover health and safety, how to use public transport as well as providing your students with helpful hints for your stay and giving them (and you) a chance to ask any questions.
Following your orientation session, your students will have a guided coach tour of London with a private guide. They will be dropped back at your hotel to check in and get an early night so that they can be up bright and early for their first site visit in the morning!
Meeting with conference and reservations team at a London Hotel
Meeting with industry experts to talk about trends within the restaurant and hospitality sector
Meeting with Digital Marketing Agency focusing on the hospitality sector
Your students’ first full day in London will be a busy one, with a number of visits to hospitality related companies. The morning will begin after breakfast when they will make their way to one of London’s major hotels.
They will have a tour of the property, followed by a meeting with the Management team to look at how the hotel is run, with a particular focus on the importance of customer service.
Your students will then meet with industry experts to look at trends within the restaurant and hospitality sector including pop up restaurants, the use of social media, and sustainability.
After lunch they will continue to their final meeting with a Digital Marketing
Agency. Here the focus will be on how digital media and marketing has evolved and become crucial within the hospitality and travel sector over recent years. Your students will look at different websites, and gain an understanding of the strategies used by a range of different sized businesses.
Opening Ceremony and meeting with Sales and Marketing Team at the Tower of London
Meeting with London restaurant group to meet staff
Don't forget your camera!
It will be an early start this morning as you and your students will be meeting at The Tower of London at around 8.30 am for the opening ceremony. This is a special ceremony, and involves a military escort and march to open the Tower for the day.
After this, your students will meet with a member of the Sales and Marketing Team who will talk to you about their role, the importance of the Tower of London as a tourist attraction, and how the Tower is marketed. This talk will also cover the spectacular installation of the 888,246 poppies in 2014. After your meeting, you will have free time to explore the Tower of London independently, including visiting the White Tower, and viewing the spectacular Crown Jewels.
After time for an independent lunch your students will make their way to a London restaurant where they will meet with a range of team members including Front of House, kitchen staff and management. This will offer them with an unrivalled opportunity to develop a greater understanding of the restaurant industry in the UK.
Walking tour of Foodie London
Meeting with marketing and sales team of one of London’s restaurant groups
Group meal followed by theatre production
London is one of the world’s most diverse cities and this is reflected in the range of different options when it comes to shopping, eating and cooking. Your walking tour will focus on one area of London, looking not only at the history but also the availability of goods and how the area is seen today. Options include Chinatown, Brick Lane, Whitechapel and Spitalfields, The City, and Edgware Road.
In the afternoon, your students will be meeting a team at another London restaurant to enable them to compare and contrast with what they learnt on their previous visit. They will have the opportunity to meet members of staff, learn about their role and then have a meal at the restaurant. In the evening, you and your students will be taking in the stars of the London stage at one of the many West End theatres.
Meeting with management team at one of London’s food markets
Meeting with Senior Management of a British Tourism organisation
Markets form an important part of London life. From the meat market of Smithfields to the local farmers markets that are popping up all over the city wherever you are you are not far from a wealth of fresh produce. Today your students will have the opportunity to have a tour with the management team of one of London’s most popular markets and to learn about how it has developed over the years. They will hear about different vendors, distribution, and the ways in which markets are becoming more involved in aspects such as social media.
After their talk, they will have free time to wander around the local area before making their way to Monticello House, the Anglo Educational Tours Study Centre for their afternoon meeting with a British Tourism organisation. Tourism forms a major part of the British Economy and the role of professional organisations in marketing of the hospitality and tourism sector is important. During their session your students will learn about how an organisation like this is run, the changes and developments in the sector, and how the organisation works with the Government to promote tourism.
Meeting with sales and marketing team of a London Hostel group
Talk with the Youth Hostelling Association of England and Wales
With travellers becoming increasingly budget conscious hostels and budget hotels are flourishing. Your students’ final day in London will focus on the budget traveller, with a tour and a meeting at a London Hostel group, followed by a talk with the Youth Hostelling Association of England and Wales, a world renowned charity.
This morning you will be taken to the airport by private coach for your flight home
This morning you and your students will be taken to the airport by private coach for your flight home.
We hope you have a safe trip and look for and to welcoming you to London again one day!
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