Brooklyn Bridge Park, March 26

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Tourism on the Brooklyn Waterfront
Active participation contributes to class participation grade

Areas of Tourism and Student Grouping
1. Historic Tourism: Mariano, Jin, Sihan
2. Sustainable Wilmer, William, James:
3. Food and Drink Tourism: Edgar, Jorge, Deborah, Shianne
4. Fashion Tourism: Ali, Ashley, Tenzing
5. Sports Tourism: Jonathan, Peng, Verenice
6. Heritage Tourism: Anne, Tina, Blessings
7. Cultural Tourism (choose an art form): Sharnae, Laura

Task
Engage in a site visit of the Brooklyn Bridge Park and lead discussion a discussion about tourism on the Brooklyn Waterfront as it pertains to your area of tourism (see above).

Multi Step Assignment Format: Prior to class meeting
• Consider your area of tourism (see above)
• Identify an activity a person(s) traveling to satisfy your area of tourism would like to participate in while touring the Brooklyn Waterfront
o Note: Our site visit is to the Brooklyn Bridge Park but the activity you choose can be any place on the Brooklyn waterfront
• Prepare a three minute presentation explaining:
o The activity you have identified
o Why it is unique
o How it relates to your area of tourism

Multi Step Assignment Format: Day of class
• Small group presentations about the waterfront activity identified (see above)
• Small group discussion by area of tourism about how the Brooklyn Bridge Parks affects and is affected by tourism

Multi Step Assignment Format: After class
• Create one post per group to the HMGT1101 OpenLab site before April 1 to include:
o Area of tourism for your group including a definition of your area of tourism
o Names of people in your group
o Observations of your type of tourism at the Brooklyn Bridge Park and in DUMBO
o List the activities presented during the small group presentations

Student Learning Outcomes
• Discuss scope of the hospitality and tourism industry
• Gather information from observation in regard to the hospitality industry from a local, national and global perspective
• Evaluate and apply information discerningly from a variety of sources

Class site visit schedule

8:40– The Corners of Old Fulton and Water Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 the Brooklyn Heights location of Barge Music at the Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1.

8:45– Discussion of NY Times 36 Hours… Article

8:55– Student lead discussions begin

9:40– walk through park in tourism focus teams (culinary, historic, culture)

10:00– Meet in front of Jane’s Carousel

10:30– Class Dismissed

Option: 10:45– Brooklyn Roasting Company

Important locations on our site visit:

Barge Music

Pier 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Roasting Company

Jane’s Carousel