Brooklyn Bridge Park, Tuesday 10/18

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Tourism on the Brooklyn Waterfront

Active participation contributes to class participation grade


Areas of Tourism and Student Grouping

  • Historic/heritage Tourism
    1. Sarah, Karen, Marisol, Lisbel
    2. Loribeth, Pedro, Emily, Anna
  • Cultural Tourism
    1. Kaylah, Dale, Bao Yu, Angela
    2. Michelle, Mimi, Roxanne, Robert
  • Culinary Tourism
    1. Daniel Destiny, Ri Dong, Lilly, Annisa
    2. Samuel, Gabriella, Christopher, Neil


Pre Class 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
    • Note: Our field trip 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 the activity you have identified



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).


Assignment Format

Day of class

  • Large group presentations
  • Small group discussion by area of tourism with a report out at the end

After class

  • Create one post per group to the HMGT1101 OpenLab site before October 24 to include:
    • Area of tourism for your group including a definition of your area of tourism
    • Names of people in your group
    • Observations of your type of tourism at the Brooklyn Bridge Park and DUMBO
    • Four significant activities relevant to your area of tourism that take place on the Brooklyn waterfront


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

8:30– The Corners of Old Fulton and Water Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 the Brooklyn Heights location of Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory at the Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1.

8:40– Student lead discussions begin

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

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

11:00– Brooklyn Roasting Company

11:45– Class dismissed

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Brooklyn Heights Location

Pier 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Roasting Company

Jane’s Carousel