Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality
Data Analytics for Hospitality and Travel
Strategic decision-making in hospitality and travel is usually underpinned by data analytics ¿ data are a valuable commodity today, and professional success is often tied to the ability to generate and visualize insights from data sets. This course will provide students with a functional literacy in business analytics, using hospitality and travel data. They will be introduced to key analytical tools in MS Excel and statistical functions commonly used in business. Students will learn how to ask the right questions, evaluate data collection mechanisms, find patterns in data and build models, and communicate their findings to make sound recommendations.