HTM 385 Educational Study Cruise 2016

3 CREDITS – registration starting in October!

May 9 – 14, 2016 Carnival Sensation

Prerequisite: Valid passport
Restriction: Must be 21 years of age by May 9, 2016

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Cruise Dates:
Monday, May 9 through Saturday, May 14, 2016


Excellent Experiential Learning Opportunity: learn how the pros do it on the fastest growing component of the travel industry, the cruise lines, and at the same time you will be the recipient of fine dining, excellent service, days and evenings filled with fun, activities and entertainment.

In addition to Cruise:
May 9-14, 2016 class meets Fridays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.:

  • April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2016
  • May 20, 2016

Cruise Description

Interior Stateroom $652.99 | Ocean View Stateroom $718.99
( See your financial aid advisor for available funding)

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and include: shipboard accommodations, port and government taxes (subject to increase), all meals aboard ship, cabin service, entertainment, activities, Vacation Protection Plan Insurance, gratuities.

Flight to Miami, Florida NOT included.

Deposit payable to Debbie Hunter, Continuing Education / University at Sea: $265.00 per person, due by December 7, 2015. (Deposit is non-refundable)

Balance due: February 1, 2016 – Final payment and interim payments may be made by money order, check, or credit card


January 22, 2016 – Meet your classmates to discuss flights, rooms, etc. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ports of Call

  • Miami, Florida
  • Fun Day at Sea
  • Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Fun Day at Sea
  • Miami, Florida

On Board Enjoy

  • Fine Dining
  • Meet cruise staff
  • Port Excursions
  • Vegas Entertainment
  • Cruise familiarization
  • Cruise classmates


  • Cultural Cuisine and Fine Dining Etiquette
  • Ship Organization / Management Responsibilities
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Step by step cruise procedures for travel abroad
  • Friendships for a lifetime

For Reservations:

$265 per person due by December 7, 2015; non-refundable
Balance due by Feb. 1, 2016

Class Contact:

Professor Wendy Kasche
Phone: 989-2383
Office: Hospitality and Tourism Management Building, Room 127

Deposit Contact:

Debbie Hunter,
Continuing Education / University at Sea
Phone: 727-525-9696