The objective of this article is to understand how the use of fieldtrips can enhance students’ educational experience in Tourism and Hospitality education. A total of 23 students who participated in a fieldtrip as part of their hospitality and tourism degree programme were included in this research. A comparison study was conducted among Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduates to examine differences between their perception of fieldtrips and their educational experience. Results revealed two key categories of attitudes: 1) learning towards subject, and 2) interest toward subject as motivational factors through fieldtrips. A key finding revealed Year 1 students’ attitude towards fieldtrips as an enhancement to their education whereas Year 2 students viewed fieldtrips as a form of learning towards their future career pathway.DOI: 10.18870/hlrc.v1i1.18
"The value and benefits of fieldtrips in tourism and hospitality education,"
Higher Learning Research Communications: Vol. 1
, Article 1.
Available at: https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/hlrc/vol1/iss1/1