Hotel Summer Camps

Texas Hotel & Lodging Association is offering a 3-day Summer Internship for high school students to learn about Lodging and Resort Management career paths.

THLA is thrilled to announce plans to again offer the THLA High School Hotel Summer Camps in summer 2024:

Houston – June 12-14, 2024 at the Hilton University of Houston

Fort Worth – June 19-21, 2024 at the AC Hotel by Marriott

College Station – June 24-26, 2024 at the Texas A&M Conference Center

Students and teacher chaperones will stay at the hotel for the duration of the camp and will experience: Hotel Industry Overview and Career Options Session, Texas Friendly Customer Service Certification, Effective Communication Techniques Workshop, SMART Goal Setting Session, Tours of Hotel Properties, Business Etiquette for Career Success Workshop, and Job Search Strategies.

The registration fee covers hotel accommodations, all meals, camp materials, and curriculum. Note: each camp session will be limited to 50 student participants.

Calling All Hotels: Join Us at the THLA Hotel Summer Camp Career Awareness Fairs!

As we gear up for another enriching summer we invite you to participate in an incredible opportunity to engage with the next generation of hospitality professionals.

At the culmination of our three Hotel Summer Camps we will also have a College and Career Awareness Fair. This event serves as a beacon of opportunity for students eager to explore the diverse and rewarding world of hotel occupations.

Participating in the THLA Career Awareness Fair means more than just showcasing your brand; it’s about investing in the future of the hospitality industry. By connecting with enthusiastic students, you have the chance to:

Inspire Future Talent: Your presence at the fair provides students with invaluable insights into the myriad career paths available within the hotel industry, igniting their passion and drive for success.
Foster Networking Opportunities: Forge meaningful connections with the brightest minds in hospitality. Engage in conversations, share experiences, and cultivate relationships that could potentially lead to future collaborations.
Promote Summer Employment: As students prepare to embark on their academic journeys, your hotel can offer them the chance to gain hands-on experience through summer employment opportunities, allowing them to apply their newfound skills in a real-world setting.

For additional details and registration forms for these events, please contact Debbie Wieland, THLA Education Outreach & Foundation Director at  or at 512-474-2996.