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Houston First welcomes Dawson High School

Houston • Jan. 22, 2019

Houston First welcomed Dawson High School, Principles of Hospitality & Tourism Career Prep class to the Partnership Tower on Tuesday for behind the scenes tours and presentations. Arcy Muñoz, Community Relations Manager kicked off the morning with an overview of Houston First Corporation, followed by Tommy Murray, Destination Sales Manager who focused on a Visit Houston Citywide presentation. The students were excited to learn about our individual roles and what steps were taken for our career paths. Katelyn Orenchuk, Sr. Manager of Guest Serves then took the students on a walking tour of the George R. Brown Convention Center and introduced them to Heather Hernandez, Director of Sales at The Rustic for a behind the scenes tour of the live concert venue and restaurant. After, they crossed the street for an exclusive tour of the Hilton Americas Hotel led by Stephanie Zavala, Sr. HR Coordinator, concluding the fun filled day.  The students departed back to Pearland with a deeper understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry and the impact on the quality of life.