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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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World Tourism and Leisure

Norwegian Cruise Lines's Lovely Norwegian Dawn
NCL's Norwegian Dawn

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Tampa, FL
March 4 - 11, 2018

3 University Credits

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Faculty
Dr. Jack Samuels

Dr. Samuels will be the lead instructor for this class.
Dr. Samuels has been on over 30 cruises and has taught this class several times in the past. He is the senior professor in our Sports, Events and Tourism Marketing Program and has worked in many different areas relating to this course including merchandising, safety consulting, restaurant consulting, and events planning.

His work with such performers at Billy Joel, The Grateful Dead, Aerosmith, Jay Leno, DonMcLean (American Pie), Billy Crystal and many others brings a rich array of stories and practical knowledge to the course. He has also served as an advisor to many student groups on campus including the Student Government Association, and Theta Xi Fraternity and served as the lead faculty member for MSU's summer new student orientation program for nine summers when it was a three day program complete with an array of events that were produced by Dr. Samuels six to seven times per summer.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
All Business Majors, The Department of Marketing, Sports, Events and Tourism, Hospitality Management and Ship Management and Marketing
Program Purpose / Objectives
This class opens the door to you to a variety of work in the Sports, Events, Tourism and Hospitality industries by utilizing the cruise ship and resort platform to introduce you to many of the areas of knowledge and skills that are utilized throughout this great industry.
Regardless of your academic concentration in the School of Business this course will give you some insight into careers in what is the biggest and fastest growing group of industries in the world-Tourism and Leisure!
Topics:
  • SHIP TOUR
  • HOTEL MANAGER
  • GUEST SERVICES/PURSAR
  • FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER (S)
  • ENVRIONMENTAL MANAGER
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS MANAGER
  • FUTURE CRUISE SALES MANAGER
  • PHOTO MANAGER
  • CRUISE AND ASSISTANT CRUISE DIRECTOR
  • TOUR OF ENTERTAINMENT BACKSTAGE AREAS WITH TALK BY TECHNICAL PERSONNEL
  • CASINO MANAGER
  • GIFT SHOP MANAGER
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Mar 04 Tampa, FL
- 4:00 pm
Mon Mar 05 At Sea
- -
Tue Mar 06 Costa Maya, Mexico
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Mar 07 Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Mar 08 Harvest Caye, Belize
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Mar 09 Cozumel, Mexico
11:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Mar 10 At Sea
- -
Sun Mar 11 Tampa, FL
8:00 am -
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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