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Yale College students provide a glimpse into the history and architecture of the university. The tours start at the Yale Visitor Center at 149 Elm Street . Hear about Yale’s rich 300-year history and aspects of student life at several of Yale’s fourteen residential colleges. The tour also includes the Gothic Sterling Memorial Library, Yale’s largest, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Constructed with more than one hundred panels of translucent marble, the Beinecke is home to one of the world’s preeminent collections of rare materials, including the Gutenberg Bible.

Tours last approximately one hour. Note that there are many Elm Streets in the region. The exact address is 149 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06511. Please check you are using the correct zip code 06511 .

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Please note that the Visitor Center provides campus tours that are geared toward a broad audience of visitors. Undergraduate Admissions provides separate tours. If you are a prospective undergraduate student, you should consider attending an Undergraduate Admissions tour.

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Parents taking the campus tour with children ages 6-11 can request a brochure that encourages the children to hunt for architectural details and designs.

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Please visit the undergraduate admissions website to reserve your campus tour .

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Groups of 10 or more visiting the campus can arrange to have a private tour specifically suited to their time schedule. All private tour company groups, regardless of size, are required to schedule a private tour. For each group of up to 25 people, one student tour guide will be scheduled. There is a fee of $50 per guide. 

When requesting a tour, please provide the following information: time and date requested, organizer name, group name, phone number, email and number of guests. Although we will make every attempt to accommodate your request, a tour is not guaranteed until you receive official confirmation from our office.

Due to a high volume of group tour requests, please email  [email protected] or call 203-432-2300 to schedule your group tour.

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Can’t make it to campus for an in-person tour? Check out a virtual tour of Yale’s main campus in New Haven, including specialized experiences you can choose from: campus, science, engineering, athletics, and residential colleges. 

Yale’s West Campus is located in Orange, Connecticut, and also offers several virtual tours. Take a virtual tour of West Campus .

The Yale Visitor Center wants to ensure individuals with special needs will be able to access all of the programs and tours scheduled through the center. Learn more about accessibility on our Plan Your Visit page.

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Admissions office plans in-person tours starting in October, will continue with virtual outreach

The admissions office plans to host in-person tours starting Oct. 4 for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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As the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions kicks off its 2021-2022 admissions cycle, admissions staff are planning a return to in-person tours while still continuing some modes of virtual outreach.

The admissions office has held all outreach initiatives, including campus tours, online since the COVID-19 pandemic hit campus in March 2020. But in a new step forward, the admissions office is planning to resume in-person tours on Oct. 4, barring any changes in the public health situation. The office will continue to hold all information sessions and other outreach presentations online after such efforts proved successful last admissions cycle.

“Last year, we had tremendous success in connecting with students and parents virtually,” Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid Jeremiah Quinlan told the News. “And the plan this year that the admissions team has come up with takes some of the best practices from last year, but connects it with a broader strategy of who we want to be connecting with. … We have come up with a really sound plan that I think allows us to connect with a lot of students.”

The admissions office plans to offer in-person tours six times a day, six days per week, up from the number of in-person tours hosted during the admissions cycle of pre-pandemic years. Each time slot will offer two tours for twenty people each. In accordance with public safety guidelines, all visitors will have to sign up for tour slots in advance to keep the numbers low.

All tours will be offered out of the Yale Visitor Center on Elm Street, rather than out of the admissions office, which previously held tours. The admissions office will remain closed for the time being. According to Yale Visitor Center Director Nancy Franco, the Visitor Center will be closed to the general public so that it can serve solely as the host site for admissions tours. The Visitor Center staff hopes to re-open the building to the public early next year or once public health conditions allow, Franco told the News.

Debra Johns, an associate director of admissions and the team leader for hospitality, told the News that admissions office staff have been planning the return to in-person tours since the beginning of the summer. The admissions office has worked closely with the University-wide COVID-19 Review Team to ensure that the tour plans abide by all university health and safety policies.

“There is no true substitute for walking around campus, seeing buildings, hearing about Yale from our amazing tour guides, or feeling the Yale community buzzing with energy,” Johns said. “The staffs at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitor Center knew we needed to return to offering those opportunities as soon as we safely could do so.”

On top of on-campus tours and information sessions, admissions officers also visit various locations throughout the country during a typical admissions cycle. When the pandemic hit, the admissions office moved all information sessions and presentations online, and saw immense success. In the first nine months of 2020, 47,000 prospective students registered for joint virtual events featuring Yale, as opposed to around 8,500 prospective students throughout the entirety of 2019. And in the period from April 1 to Sept. 15 in 2020, 39 percent more students registered for a virtual information session than students who registered for in-person information sessions in the same period in 2019.

Public safety is the primary reason that Yale is only holding virtual information sessions and outreach presentations this fall, Mark Dunn, the director of outreach and communications at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, told the News. But after the success of 2020, the admissions office is seriously considering keeping virtual elements to their outreach strategy even after the pandemic subsides.

“Last year, we were really just throwing everything out there and seeing what works,” Dunn said. “And we were overwhelmingly very happy with it. If you just look at the basic numbers of how many students engaged with Yale admissions last year, the virtual piece just really blew it out of the water.”

In addition to virtual standard information sessions, the admissions office plans to conduct more targeted outreach initiatives over the course of a five-week period beginning Sept. 13. Admissions officers will host virtual presentations for specific geographic regions, as well as presentations with specialized topics, such as STEM and performance arts.

The admissions office also plans to take advantage of virtual outreach to connect with students who might not typically be able to visit Yale’s campus. Admissions officers will host sessions specifically for prospective students from small towns, and will talk about the transition from a rural area to an urban area like Yale.

Finally, Yale plans to continue hosting joint virtual events with peer institutions such as Harvard, University of Virginia, University of Chicago and more. The admissions office has hosted such events throughout the spring and summer, and they are often attended by thousands of prospective students, Dunn said.

“Even when you can travel to a big high school and get 1,500 people in an auditorium, these virtual events can pull in 2,000, 3,000 or more people in one zoom session and that’s just a super great way to reach people,” Dunn said.

Although the admissions office will conclude most targeted outreach efforts in mid-October, the office plans to continue in-person tours year-round as in years past, so long as the public health situation allows.

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Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and UPenn, the “ancient eight” Ivy League institutions, are widely considered the nation’s most selective schools. However, despite the deep history and academic rigor that binds the Ivies together, other universities have reached similar levels of institutional respect and formed their own (unofficial) category — “Ivy Plus” or “Ivy+” schools.

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Rounding out the East Coast Ivy Plus schools is America’s first research university, Johns Hopkins, which boasted a flat 5% acceptance rate for the Class of 2028. JHU, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is currently ranked #9 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of National Universities (tied with Brown and Northwestern University). JHU was one of the first colleges to abolish legacy admissions; they do not give preference to students who have alumni parents or grandparents.

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Moving to the Midwest we have UChicago in Illinois , currently ranked #12 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of National Universities (tied with Columbia and Cornell). UChicago doesn’t share its admissions data until the release of the Common Data Set, but the university had a historically low acceptance rate for the Class of 2027, just 4.8% and we expect a similar, if not lower percentage for the Class of 2028. Stay tuned!

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Meanwhile, in Palo Alto, California, Stanford was ranked #3 (tied with Harvard) in the 2024 U.S. News and World Report rankings of National Universities and #2 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program. Stanford once again did not release admissions data this cycle . Last year, 56,733 students applied and 2,099 were admitted for a rate of 3.9%. Stanford consistently has one of the lowest acceptance rates in the nation and a high yield rate of over 80%.

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Moving to Pasadena in Southern California we have Caltech, which received around 13,000 total applications according to The California Tech . Caltech accepted 315 students with a target class size of 230. While the exact acceptance rate hasn’t been released, it is likely around 2.5%, a record low. Caltech is one of the most selective “test blind” schools in the nation, meaning they do not consider SAT or ACT scores.

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Modesto student is Yale bound after receiving over 20 college admission offers

(FOX40.COM) — Eve Youkana will be graduating from Davis High School on May 23, closing that chapter in her life – but her educational career is far from over.

A trailblazing senior from Davis High School in Modesto, now Yale bound after applying to 34 colleges, has been accepted to 21 of them.

Among her acceptances are most of the Ivy League schools, making her the first Davis High student to achieve this.  

“Honestly, it’s baffling. I mean, whenever I applied, I definitely didn’t expect those results and so whenever I got them, I was very shocked,” said Youkana, “My goal was just like, okay, if I could get into one, like, that’s it, that would be great.”

Among the acceptance letters were Yale, Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Stanford, and UCLA, just to name a few.

“We opened up all the Ivy Leagues one by one and my parents were like, okay, save Harvard for last. We opened Harvard and my mom started crying and she was like telling all of her friends in Iraq, like, my daughter just got into Harvard,” Youkana said.

It was an emotional moment, but also a dream come true. Youkana is now a first-generation college student whose parents immigrated from Iraq to the United States about 30 years ago.

“My parents didn’t get the chance to graduate high school so when they moved here, they really wanted us to use all of our resources,” Youkana said.

She did just that, pushing herself academically throughout high school – serving as class president all four years, jump starting a speech and debate club on campus, and even splitting her time between two schools to be able to take more advanced placement courses.

“You know, it was definitely very satisfying to see all my hard work pay off and make my parents proud,” Youkana said.

“Eve always stood out to me in the way that she would come in and ask questions and always had an interest and just curiosity,” said Cristina Aguilera, Davis High School college counselor.

With her journey now set to continue at Yale, Youkana has even bigger goals.

“I always like joked that my dream job is to become a congresswoman,” explained Youkana, “I want to go into law so I want to major in political science on like the pre-law track.”

Youkana is leaving behind her mark at Davis High School.

“I  think students are going to see themselves in her to be like, this was accessible and this was reachable….I can do this, too,” Aguilera said.

“I want like anyone else who may be in a similar situation, understand that, you know, it’s possible and it might be a little daunting, but it’s nothing that we can’t handle,” Youkana said.

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'A Different World' cast reunites as HBCUs see a new peak in admissions

Interest in historically Black colleges and universities is surging. 

For example, Howard University, among the nation’s top HBCUs, received a record 37,000 applications for its upcoming freshman class.

But this isn’t the first time Black colleges have seen a spike in interest. Though HBCU enrollment increased more than 25% between 1976 and 1994, according to the National Center for Education Statistics , a big leap in admissions coincided with the run of the college-set sitcom “A Different World.” 

Premiering on NBC in 1987, the “Cosby Show” spinoff was set on the fictional Hillman College campus and ran for six seasons. Its majority-Black cast provided a bold injection of cultural flavor and a counter to many of the stereotypical depictions of young African Americans in the 1980s and early ‘90s.

Now, as the world of higher education continues to shift, the cast is coming back together to celebrate the show’s lasting legacy, 35 years after its premiere, with a tour of HBCUs across the country .

This explosion of interest is happening as racial strife continues to affect students’ lived experiences, alongside the undoing of affirmative action in college admissions; an attack on diversity, equity and inclusion programs; and student uprisings over America’s foreign policy.

“We tackled all the issues you see college kids attack, because it’s usually in college where you come into your own self-awareness,” Darryl M. Bell, who played Ron Johnson on “A Different World,” said in a recent interview.

Through the lives of its eclectic ensemble of characters — including the bougie Whitley Gilbert; the cool mathematician Dwayne Wayne and his charismatic girl-chasing best friend Ron Johnson; the free-spirit Freddie Brooks; the hardworking Kimberly Reese; the older “sister” of the bunch Jaleesa Vinson; and Col. Taylor, the tough-as-nails math professor and commander of the campus ROTC — the cast tackled some of the most pressing social and political issues of the day. From apartheid in South Africa and domestic violence to AIDS and police brutality, the show took elevating the voices of and issues facing young Black America seriously. 

Fast-forward decades later to President Joe Biden’s commencement address at Morehouse College, where he praised the school’s history. 

“The founders of Morehouse understood something fundamental. Education is linked to freedom. Because to be free means to have something that no one can ever take away from you,” Biden said, before announcing $16 billion in new investments for historically Black colleges and universities. 

Still, in true historical fashion, a number of students at the commencement ceremony committed acts of silent protest, drawing attention to the country’s foreign policy and the U.S. government’s support of Israel’s bloody war in the Gaza Strip.

Some things change, some things don’t.

“We were protesting apartheid. … Kids were protesting apartheid and censorship on the radios, and now you have Black Lives Matter,” Bell said. “It changes over generations, but the struggle is always real.”

Earlier this year, the cast reunited for its HBCU tour to raise awareness about the institutions, establish a “Different World” scholarship fund and connect with a new generation of young, gifted and Black students.

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It’s also the perfect opportunity, said Dawnn Lewis — Jaleesa on the show — to remind young Black Americans of their collective power.  

“I think the point is to keep talking, to keep having the conversation, to let them know —  give them the permission to know — that they are empowered to have the conversation,” she said.

In the face of book bans and the rollback of DEI initiatives and ever-present racism Lewis urged, “you need to vote. You need to read. What’s happening in the world today is an all-out assault on the truth of history, on the rights that we have fought and earned. So you’ve got to know who is who and if for no other reason, vote for the future.” For more from NBC BLK, sign up for our weekly newsletter . 

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Commencement 2024: a celebration of community.

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As members of Yale’s Class of 2024 gathered Monday morning before proceeding to Old Campus for the university’s 323rd Commencement, they generated the kind of joyous din that was harder to muster when many of them started at Yale, given pandemic conditions then. But those days are now well past, and the graduates looked forward to a well-earned celebration.

Julia Wang, standing with friends from Berkeley College, took a moment to appreciate the profound sense of community that marked her Yale years.

“ I will miss living so close to all my best friends,” said Wang, who majored in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and education studies. “I think the community that I found at Yale is definitely one of my favorite things about the last four years. In Berkeley College, I found a family.”

Soon, Wang and her classmates joined a tide of students from across Yale — representing every undergraduate residential college and all the graduate and professional schools — toward a sun-dappled Old Campus, where thousands of family members and friends awaited them.

The Yale University concert band played as legions of soon-to-be graduates filed into their seats. And on the main stage, Yale President Peter Salovey, presiding over his final commencement as Yale’s leader before his return to the faculty in June, welcomed the graduates and guests alike.

“ We gather to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of all of you who have worked so hard to complete your programs of study,” Salovey began. “We salute your effort, your diligence, your talent and intellect.”   

University Chaplain Maytal Saltiel offered an opening prayer.

“ Loving and divine spirit called on by many names, we come here today as a resplendent tapestry of your creation,” she said in part. “We come in humility and celebration having delved into the nooks and crannies of your handiwork, unearthing the elements of your truth and light in the library stacks and laboratories, studios and stadiums, clinics and classrooms of this campus.”

The happy business of the event — the conferring of degrees — began with Yale College and continued through the 13 professional schools and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences . All told, about 4,400 graduates received degrees across the university, including more than 1,675 undergraduates from Yale College.

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Per tradition, Salovey conferred the degrees — with all their “rights and responsibilities.” (And in a couple cases, as that of the law school, the president cheerfully pledged to confer the degrees; some Yale schools conclude the year later than the rest.)

After degrees were bestowed on the Yale School of Nursing graduates, the group unleashed a shower of confetti and silly string.

An offering of thanks

Following the conferral of degrees, Provost Scott Strobel joined Salovey in presenting honorary degrees to eight individuals — including a retired associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, a Nobel Prize-winning molecular geneticist, and a trailblazing physician and health policy leader — who have made pioneering achievements or exemplary contributions to the common good. ( See related story for details.)

Strobel suprised Salovey by presenting a ninth honorary degree, a Doctor of Humane Letters, to Salovey himself, recognizing his more than four decades of service to Yale, including the past 11 as the university’s 23rd president.

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“ When you were appointed, you said you hoped to help a great university create a more accessible, a more innovative, and a more excellent Yale,” Strobel said of Salovey, who has held more senior leadership positions at Yale than anyone in the university’s 322-year history. “You have done all three.”

The honorary degree citation noted some of the major accomplishments that marked Salovey’s presidency, including a productive university relationship with the City of New Haven that strengthened the local economy; an increase in the socioeconomic and geographic diversity of the student body, academic departments, and professional schools; and historic enhancements in Yale’s ability to make scholarly discoveries and meet pressing societal challenges.

“ From the start of your presidency you have inspired us to look beyond our schools, our departments, our disciplines,” Strobel said. “You have inspired us to create a Yale that is more unified. As you return to the faculty, Yale offers its thanks. We gratefully confer on you your fourth Yale degree, Doctor of Humane Letters.”

‘ Build bridges rather than walls’

After the closing hymn, “Let Light and Truth Suffuse the Mind,” Gregory Sterling, dean of Yale Divinity School, led all gathered in a benediction:

“ You who are within us, enlarge our hearts to serve. Humble us to place others before ourselves. Calm our souls in the tumult of our world. Help us resolve to build bridges rather than walls.”

Throughout the day of celebration, families expressed pride in their graduates; and graduates offered thanks to those whose loving sacrifices enabled their success.

For Leleda Beraki, a graduating senior from Branford College and former president of the Yale College Council, the occasion was an opportunity to express her immense gratitude to her family and parents, Eritrean refugees who moved to the United States 15 years ago so that she could pursue her education here.

“ My graduation is the culmination of all the sacrifices they’ve made,” said Beraki, who will intern at the World Bank doing policy work related to global health before returning to campus next fall to complete a master’s degree in public health. “I owe all of my success to them. And all of my future achievements will result from the foundation of their sacrifices.”

Jonathan Weiss, a senior from Pauli Murray College, described mixed feelings of sadness and excitement.

“ I really love my Pauli Murray community here and I loved being a music major,” said Weiss, a composer who is writing a musical about Melusina, a fairy in European folklore who has the body of a serpent from the waist down. “It was the first chance in my life to really do what I wanted to do full time. It’s really bittersweet.”

After graduation, Weiss will remain in New Haven as one of two recipients of a Chauncey Fellowship, awarded by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven for college graduates pursuing the arts or community projects.

“ My experience at Yale has been exhausting and joyful every step of the way,” he said. “Exhausting because I’m doing everything that I want to do.”

Abigail Jones, who earned her master’s of science in nursing from the Yale School of Nursing, was looking forward to celebrating with her classmates.

“ We came from all kinds of walks of life and to be studying the same thing together for three years was really fun,” said Jones, who next will pursue a critical-care fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta. “It just feels like a big family.”

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Saturday, November 2, 2024, 11 am–12 pm ET Wilson Library, New Haven Free Public Library

Join Yale Center for British Art educators to explore works of art, practice social skills, and have fun!

Exploring Artism  is a free program for children who are five to twelve years of age and on the autism spectrum. Children and their families, parents, siblings, and other relatives will find a welcoming, engaging, and inclusive learning environment. Participants practice social skills and learn ways to sustain attention and focus by exploring works of art and trying no-fail follow up-activities. A quiet space with sensory toys is available. 

This program   will   take place at Courtland S. Wilson Library , New Haven Free Public Library, Community Program Room, 303 Washington Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519. Free parking is available. 

Exploring Artism  program is facilitated by the YCBA education department in consultation with the  Yale Child Study Center  and is recommended by the Autism Parents Community (APC).

Please register by emailing  [email protected]  with your name, contact information, the number of adults and children in your group, and the desired date(s) of attendance. 

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This program is uniquely crafted to prepare you for the vibrant and innovative tourism industry within Canada, equipping you with the necessary skills to thrive in a high-demand sector with substantial career opportunities.

Our courses expertly blend technical knowledge with crucial soft skills, empowering you to understand the overarching economic trends and the detailed, customer-focused interactions that characterize the tourism industry. 

You will learn about the latest trends and best practices in hospitality and tourism in diverse areas such as resort and conference management, sports events, gaming and casinos, travel management, and sustainable tourism.

Through interactive coursework, you will build your management, organization, and leadership skills, along with your ability to develop, market, and deliver memorable experiences for organizations of all types and sizes. 

This comprehensive, industry-relevant approach ensures you are career-ready and poised to become an innovative leader in the tourism sector. 

Program highlights

  • Become job-ready for diverse career opportunities in tourism related to events, conferences, resorts, travel, sports, gaming, sustainable tourism, and more.
  • Courses have been crafted to reflect current industry needs and trends, which includes training on the latest software and the standards of excellence for delivering outstanding experiences and exceptional customer service.
  • Gain the know-how to be a leader within tourism operations, as well as the skills to run your own business.
  • Option of a placement or capstone project in final semester to put your skills and knowledge into action.

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Program of study.

For more information regarding General Education courses, click here .

Admission requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)

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Fall Term Start

SEMESTER 1:  Fall 2024 SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025 SEMESTER 3:  Fall 2025 SEMESTER 4:  Winter 2026

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Transfer options

After the first year of studies, students will be eligible for transfer into the second year of the following diploma programs at Cambrian: Business , Business – Finance, Business - Accounting , Business - Accounting - Online , Business Administration , and Business Administration-Accounting . Students will need to make up two courses from the first two semesters. Please speak to your coordinator to discuss transfer options.

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian's college and university agreement details for further information. 

Graduate options

Graduates may find employment in entertainment, hospitality, information, and education and training industries that include the following:

  • Tour and travel guides
  • Travel counselors
  • Event planners
  • Conference and event organizers
  • Accommodation service managers
  • Tour operators
  • Tourism development officers
  • Visitor information counselors
  • Heritage interpreters
  • Recreation, sports, and fitness program supervisors and consultants
  • Marketing coordinators – with a focus on tourism marketing
  • Public relations and communications officers – specializing in tourism
  • Sales executives – focusing on travel and tour packages
  • Guest services managers – in hotels and other accommodations
  • Flight attendants
  • Cruise ship coordinators
  • Adventure tourism specialist
  • Casino and gaming managers
  • Airline ticket agents
  • Resort managers

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