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Faculty Led- Cruise Culture
Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas; CocoCay, Bahamas; Philipsburg, Saint Martin (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact:
Kristi Montandon
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):
Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services
Area(s) of Study: Business, Culinary Art, Cultural Comparisons, Culture, Dance, Eco-tourism, International Tourism, Management, Marketing, Outdoor Leadership, Program Leadership, Program Planning, Recreation, Special Events, Theater/Drama, Youth Development Course Number: RPLS 490, RPLS 590
Number of Credits: 3 Exchange Program: No
Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning) Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Application(s) Required:
Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site) Classes will be taken with:: US students only
Accommodation Options: Cabin on ship Number of students per room: Three, Two
Program sponsorship indicator:
Mankato Program
Program Description:

RPLS 490/590 Workshop-Cruise Culture

Port Canaveral, Florida; CocoCay, Bahamas; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Phillipsburg, St. Maarten

Dates  March 5-12, 2017.



Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader.

This is a field course designed to acquaint students with the process of operating a cruise ship with multiple international destinations.  The course will take place on a Conquest-class ship of the Carnival Cruise Line, one of the largest ships in the industry.  Conquest-class ships offer more services than most cruise ships and Carnival Cruise is considered to be one of the market leaders interms of service quality.  Topics to be covered include: Tourism, Economic impact of international tourism dollars, Commercial recreation, Who Cruises and Why, The Anatomy of a Cruise Ship, The Cruise Experience, Who's Who in Cruising, The pre-, and Post-, and Off-Ship Cruise Experiences, The Geography of Cruising, Profiling the Lines, Cruise Marketing, Groups and Incentives.

This program is currently not accepting applications.