World University and School {in a virtual world}

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The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
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  • Add or take a free, open Hospitality and Tourism course.

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Add free, open Hospitality and Tourism courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
MIT OCW Sloan School of Management MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate, Graduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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This WUaS's 'Hospitality and Tourism Studies' subject focuses more on pragmatic and financial questions than WUaS's Tourism Studies' subject which focuses on explaining how and why Tourism is a mass phenomenon, social scientifically ...

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Gmelch, George and Sharon. 2011. Tasting the Good Life: Wine Tourism in the Napa Valley. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

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Centre International de Recherches et d’Etudes Touristiques (CIRET) Tourism Studies' Database. 2011. CIRET Tourism Studies' Database. (Invitation to directly contact CIRET by email at with questions. Currently our Documentation Centre contains 159,359 documents, including the refereed articles of 162 journals. These documents are classified by theme – see the thesaurus on CIRET’s website - and by country – see the geographical index on CIRET’s website. Research and Documentation Centre in Aix-en-Provence collects, catalogues and distributes published tourism, leisure, outdoor recreation and hospitality literature from around the world). Aix-en-Provence, France: Centre International de Recherches et d’Etudes Touristiques.

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Neirynck, Marie. 2010. Karnival. Dunkirk, France: Carnaval Dunkerque.

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Cerqueira, Emmanuelle Leroy, and Savannah Goyette (Trans.). 2013. Why Are Tourists Not Wanted at French Carnival?. February 27. Cambridge, MA:

Foster, Chris. 2015. Why haven’t digital platforms transformed firms in developing countries? The Rwandan tourism sector explored. February 10. Oxford, England: .

Hashim, N.H., Murphy, J., Purchase, S., & O’Connor, P (2010) Website and Email Adoption by Malaysian Hotels. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29(1), 194-196.

MacLeod, Scott. 2014. Oriental Pied Hornbill: Tourism guide English instruction in Google + group video Hangouts from-to any language organized via WUaS? Added the following 'English for Tour Guides' resources to the WUaS Hospitality and Tourism, wiki, subject page ... January 8. Netarhat, Jharkhand, India:

Nerval's Lobster. 2012. Google Acquiring Frommer's In Big Travel Data Play. August 14.

English for Tour Guides

English for Tour Guides. 2014. English for Tour Guides. (Vocabulary, Vocabulary Quiz, Answering Questions, Explaining safety, rules and etiquette, Showing Places of Interest, Sample Tour Guide Speech).

Orey, Michael (Yi-Chun Hong). 2005. Lesson Plan: Conducting Tour Guide with English. Taiwan:

Travel/Tourism. 2013. Travel/Tourism. (If you work (or would like to work) in the tourism industry (as a travel agent, tour guide, flight attendant, etc.), and want to learn the most useful English terms and expressions used in your field, these exercises are for you! They will help you to speak better English, to use proper words, and to communicate better with anyone you deal with. All of the exercises are free).

Hindi for Tour Guides

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20 Best Hostels Around the World for Food Slideshow. 2013. 20 Best Hostels Around the World for Food Slideshow.

Gretzel, Ulrike. 2018. OF HOSTS, GUESTS AND PLATFORMS: Utopian Visions and Economic Realities of Hospitality in the Sharing Economy (See, too, re her presentation given at UC Berkeley Anthropology to the Tourism Studies' Working Group on 2 February 2018): Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California.

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Goad, Jessica. 2012. Video: Residents Warn They Can ‘Kiss The Tourism Industry Goodbye’ If A Proposed Coal Mine Is Built Near Bryce Canyon. Think Progress.

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Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. 2014. Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Academics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

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Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

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Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. 2014.

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World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

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List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. .

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Babelxl. 2015. Babelxl: the best translator. .

Babylon Online Translation. 2015. Babylon Online Translation. (Offering hundreds of dictionaries and translation in more than 800 language pairs). . 2015. .

Google Translate. 2015. Google Translate. .

SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. .

Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. .

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TED Open Translation Project. 2015. TED Open Translation Project. (See - - and - .

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World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

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