Hospitality & Tourism

Houston hosted 13 million visitors last year!

From restaurants to hotel chains, the hospitality and tourism industry offers engaging, people-oriented careers.


HISD Four-Year Course Sequences

The Hospitality and Tourism program of study encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. Culinary Arts and Hotel and Restaurant Management are programs available on select HISD campuses. 

High Schools Offering Hospitality & Tourism pathways

Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • Hotel Manager
  • Chef and Head Cook
  • Food and Beverage Service Workers

Certifications and Licensures

  • ServSafe Food Handlers

High Paying Careers

  • Hotel Executive $112,000
  • Executive Chef $40,000
  • Event Planner¬†$40,000



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