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Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Hospitality & Tourism.

Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013

Red Comet’s “Hospitality & Tourism: Travelling the Globe” launched this summer along with several new electives that supplement Red Comet’s existing high school curriculum. With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe in growing numbers. As a result, hospitality and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Globalization has resulted in not only increased business travel but also paved the path for more recreational travel. In a flat world, several businesses have offices in far-flung corners of the world. Business travel is a must for these companies; business travel often spawns personal travel as well.

This course introduces students to the hospitality and tourism industry, including hotel and restaurant management, cruise ships, spas, resorts, theme parks, and other areas. Students learn about key hospitality issues, the development and management of tourist locations, event planning, marketing, and environmental issues related to leisure and travel. The course also examines some current and future trends in the field of tourism.

Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider”. Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet's online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.

Students all around the country use high school classes from Red Comet. These courses include classes in core subjects like Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Language Arts, and numerous high school electives as well. Red Comet also offers home school students and athletes help in specific subjects, and assists students with part time jobs who may find that their time for study is limited. Various types of students use the Red Comet online learning program. It’s especially helpful for students who need credit recovery, students who attend public high schools but who can’t attend all their high school classes and students who attend private schools and who want Advanced Placement classes or electives.

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