• Hospitality and Tourism in Orlando

      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      Experience Orlando’s world-renowned hospitality and tourism industry first hand, as you go behind the scenes at some of the best hotels and restaurants the city has to offer. Learn what it takes to handle the heat as you take part in cooking classes and learn the ropes of Southern hospitality. Visit Rosen College at the University of Central Florida to learn from the experts at the largest facility ever built for hospitality management education.

      Did someone say theme parks??? Hold on tight as you jump on board the Hogwarts Express and take on the role of your favourite characters as you head on over to Universal Studios, the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, where the action of your favourite movies come to life, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As if that wasn’t a thrill enough, enjoy a stop in Dunedin to catch your Toronto Blue Jays at their spring training home. With all the hands-on experience this program has to offer, you won’t even realize you are earning a high school credit!

    • Trip Highlights

      • Rosen College
      • Universal Studios
      • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
      • Cooking Class
      • Blue Jay’s Spring Training
    • Courses

      *Sponsored by the District School Board of Niagara*

      • Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College Preparation (TFJ3C)
        Prerequisite: None

      Note: Two weeks prior to the program’s start date, registered students and parents will receive start-up information directly from their teacher. This information will include how to access the course outline, pre-trip assignments, program itinerary, packing list, media release form, and other pertinent documents for signature. Your teacher will be available through email to answer any curriculum questions.

      ** Students are required to attend the mandatory pre and post-trip classes that will take place at a location within your region.

      Instructional Timelines

      Online Orientation:  Saturday, February 10 2018

      Students must login to the online platform by Monday, February 12 to begin their introductory assignments.  Their teacher will contact them with the information to access the online course on February 10.

      Mandatory Online Orientation: Saturday, February 24 (parents and students are to be online for the presentation). Students will participate in an independent online study component until the pre-trip classes begin.

      Pre-Trip Online Assignment Due Dates – Saturday, March 3 (online)
      Students will be required to participate in online learning and submit online assignments on Saturday, March 3. Assessment will be ongoing throughout the pre-trip online assignments. 

      Travel:  Saturday, March 10 to Saturday, March 17

      Students will be completing assessments throughout the travel portion.

      Post-trip Online:  Saturday, April 7

      Students will complete all daily assessments and submit their summative assignments by Saturday, April 7

    • Program Fees

      $2490 All Inclusive

      Quad Occupancy (Four students to a room; two students to a bed)

      Registration deadline extended – please contact the office for availability

      * $1500 deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration

      Optional Private Bed Supplement $400.00
      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory) add $129

      Please note: It is EduTravel and school board policy that all students travelling on extended trips have both cancellation and medical insurance in place. A specialized student insurance protection plan will be automatically added to the cost of the program fee upon registration. Please know there is an option to opt out of the insurance policy by filling and returning in the “Insurance Opt-Out Form” along with proof of valid insurance coverage from another source. 

      Visa Students may be required to pay an additional fee. Please contact the EduTravel office.

      Fees Include:

      • Airfare and land transportation
      • Accommodations
      • Daily breakfast and dinner
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

      • Cancellation and Medical Insurance
      • Lunches
      • Discretionary spending money
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    Niagara Region

    *Sponsored by the District School Board of Niagara

    Mandatory Online Orientation: Saturday, February 24, 2018

    Online Pre-Trip Date:  Saturday, March 3, 2018 
    Travel Dates:  Saturday, March 10, 2018 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Online Post-Trip Dates: Saturday, April 7, 2018

    Registration deadline extended – please contact the office for availability

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