Brooklyn Bridge Park, Thursday, 9/22

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Tourism on the Brooklyn Waterfront

Active participation contributes to class participation grade

Task

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

 

Areas of Tourism and Student Grouping

  • Historic/heritage Tourism
    1. Cynthia, Alejandra, Aaron. Maya
    2. Dalu, Alexa, Ginaira. Gabriel
  • Cultural Tourism
    1. Jessica, Kiara, Janice, Matthew
    2. Julia, Sthefany G., Ketsia, Eduardo
  • Culinary Tourism
    1. Nathifa, Rafael, Stephanie L., Ananlley
    2. Patricia, Genesis, Iman

 

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

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 7 to include:
    • Area of tourism for your group
    • Definition of your area of tourism
    • Five significant activities relevant to your area of tourism

 

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

 

 

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

10:30– Brooklyn Roasting Company

10:45– Class dismissed

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Brooklyn Heights Location

Pier 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Roasting Company

Jane’s Carousel

 

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