Topics: SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Roller coaster Pages: 45 (12649 words) Published: March 15, 2013
Chapter 1
A statement of purpose, or personal statement, is a brief and focused essay about one’s career or reasearch goals. It is a concese treatise about one’s profession target, identified means to achive them and accomplishments so far towards those goals. The following statements are the trainee’s objectives for his practicum training: * To enhance and apply learning’s from the previous academic years to operating environment and improve those in order to get better. * To gain experiences in the field of hospitality industry and to identify the needs, problems and issues with regards to its work environment. * To procure information, familiarity, awareness in the Hotel and Restaurant in relation to the consistency in standards, service excellence, product knowledge, technical skillsand values oriented with social responsibility. * To develop a greater understanding about career options while defining personal career goals. * To improve written and communication skills.

* To attain a high level of self-confidence, discipline, sense of responsibility, honesty and independece while working. * To apply the management concepts learned in class and to acquire the hands on experience necessary to qualify for an entry level position in hotel, restaurant/foodservice. * To comply with the course requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management.

Chapter 2
Company Profile

Busch Gardens is located at Williamsburg Virginia 23185-5664, United States. Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens provides unrivaled "real" excitement for guests of every age.

Busch Gardens is the name of two amusement parks in the United States, owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a division of Blackstone Group. One of the parks is in Williamsburg Virginia, and the other is in Tampa, Florida. There were also previously Busch Gardens parks in Pasadena, California (1905-1937), Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California (1964-1979) and in Houston, Texas (1971-1973). Busch Gardens Parks were initially developed as marketing vehicles for Anheuser-Busch and featured hospitality houses with samples of Anheuser-Busch products. They also included stables that housed many of the company’s Clydesdale horses, which have been associated with Anheuser-Busch since 1933. Eventually, rides and attractions were added to the parks and over time were developed into full theme parks while still promoting Anheuser-Busch. Busch Entertainment Corporation, now called SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, was created as a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch Companies to run the various parks in 1959. Busch Gardens Williamsburg opened May 5, 1975. With its European theme, the park was originally tagged “The Old Country.”

Jack Hanna's Wildlife Reserve houses a variety of wild species including gray wolves and bald eagles. Busch Gardens is partnered with SeaWorld (also owned by Busch Entertainment Corp.) in the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, which offers guests the opportunity to contribute to wildlife conservation. The Rhine River Cruise's Boats are battery powered to cut back on power generation and prevent water pollution. In addition Busch Gardens and Water Country USA both use insects rather than pesticides in the park's commitment to organic gardening. All brochures, maps, show guides, and all paper products in the restrooms are made from recycled material. Howl-O-Scream

Howl-O-Scream, the park’s signature Halloween event, features more than a dozen attractions starring vampires, werewolves, witches and skeletons. Guests are immersed in an elaborate Halloween atmosphere...

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