Junior Achievement Program RESOURCES
JA Travel and Tourism
Junior Achievement gratefully acknowledges the Destination and Travel Foundation, Tauck-Romano Innovative Philanthropy, Shop America Alliance, and the American Express Foundation for their support of the program.
Junior Achievement has created program resources to introduce students to exciting career opportunities in the travel and tourism industry, and also to demonstrate how this industry helps every community in which it operates.
The JA Travel and Tourism resourc is designed for high school students taking part in any JA program. Following participation in the resource, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the effect the travel and tourism industry has on local, national, and global economies and communities.
- Analyze how the travel and tourism industry can influence a person's quality of life through employment opportunities and the personal benefits of travel.
The JA Travel and Tourism resource to JA Job Shadow is designed for high school students participating in JA Job Shadow. To better understand the various careers within the travel and tourism industry, students complete the resource through classroom activities and during their job shadow experienceDownload the PowerPoint presentation that can be used with both resources
JA Travel and Tourism Interactive Lessons
- Amusement Park
- Entertainment Manager
- Tour Bus Driver
- Convention Services Manager
- Executive Chef
- Forest Conservation Worker
- Museum Curator
- Reservations Clerk
- Tour Boat Captain
Make an impact. Explore the decisions made by city planners to increase local tourism in a community. Hear from residents and tourists about how your decisions influence and affect the local economy. See what happens when there are no clear right or wrong answers, and experience different responses each time you play this online lesson.
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