TOURISM, HOSPITALITY, and GAMING CONCENTRATION CAREER PATHS
A gaming manager is responsible for the gaming operations within a casino. They must circulate the tables during busy times to ensure that the dealers and the players are not cheating. They also take care of complimentary items and services given to players, monitor wager amounts and payoffs, decide what type of gambling to offer, what the odds & limits will be, and maintain familiarity with strategies and tricks of the games.
Hotel managers are in charge of essentially all of the operations of a hotel. This can include tasks such as:
- purchasing and stock control
- developing marketing and publicity strategies
- recruiting and managing staff
- ensuring staff and guest health and safety
- meeting food safety and licensing laws.
Their roles can differ greatly depending on the size of the hotel. For large hotels, they will often be leading a group of managers, whereas for small hotels, they are more involved in day to day activities.
Working as a tourism officer involves developing and promoting tourism in an area, specifically to improve their economic situation. Tourism officers often work directly with residents and businesses of the community to try and develop a better local economy. They will sometimes work for local authorities, and sometimes work for private companies or public agencies.
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