JWU College of Hospitality Management

8 Days in Ecuador, One Life Changing Trip

Entering JWU as a first-year student in Tourism & Hospitality Management, you hear rumors about the infamous FAM Tour — familiarization tours that all Tourism & Hospitality Management students are required to complete before graduation. The trip is with a group of like-minded students, all pursuing a career in the travel and tourism industry.

Topics: Hospitality Travel & Tourism

My Moroccan Adventure: A Trek Through the Sahara

In every Tourism & Hospitality Management students’ academic career at JWU, they have the opportunity to travel abroad with fellow classmates on the trip of a lifetime. This trip, known to students as a FAM trip, is the highlight of many students’ experience at Johnson & Wales.

Topics: Hospitality Study Abroad Travel & Tourism

The Booming Business of Travel and Tourism: Top Trends for 2019

If travel and tourism is what you live, breathe and dream about, we’ve got good news around the fast-growing global industry, along with some of the latest trends to stay on top of.

Topics: Hospitality Travel & Tourism

Taiwan Meets Charlotte in Food-Filled Cultural Exchange

They created blackberry, citrus and root beer ice cream flavors, but their favorite was milk tea. 11 students and two faculty members from Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan attended JWU Charlotte’s first cultural exchange program in August.

Topics: Charlotte Travel & Tourism

Riding the Rails + Learning the Tourism Trade in Coastal Rhode Island

The seemingly sleepy coastal town of Portsmouth, RI, might seem like a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Ishwar Pathak’s hometown of Mumbai, India, but — as he discovered during his summer internship at Rail Explorers USA — it’s a crossroads for world travelers.

Topics: Careers Travel & Tourism

Top 10 Reasons to Study Tourism (Some May Surprise You)

Ever envision yourself leading tours of exotic, international locations? Maybe you'd love to head out onto the high seas as a cruise director. Or how about working with clients to plan their ultimate vacation, making sure every detail is taken care of to make their trip as memorable as possible?

Topics: Hospitality Johnson & Wales University Travel & Tourism