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The goal of NC Hospitality is to improve service delivery to the traveling public.

NC Hospitality is an 8-hour customer service training program for:

  • Owners and Business Managers
  • Front Line Employees
  • Those Interested in Promoting Tourism

In today's economy, superior service is more than acompetitive edge - it is a survival skill.

 Why is Quality Service so Important?

  • Brings in more customers
  • Favors repeat business and customer loyalty
  • Improves employee morale and attitude
  • Reduces employee turnover
  • Increases customer satisfaction and reduces complaints
  • Fosters more opportunities for employment tourism and other service-related business
  • Enhances opportunities for upward mobility in service positions

Providing quality service to customers, visitors and guests is more than just being polite.
Quality Service is about:

  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Business Etiquette
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Knowing About your Community

North Carolina Hospitality is more than sharing information. It's about down home friendliness and providing useful skills to help make North Carolina a better place to be!

NC Hospitality helps businesses succeed. Successful businesses build strong communities.


NC Hospitality Program Goals:

  1. Participants will understand the role of excellent customer service in their jobs.
  2. Participants will acquire information and practice skills in hospitality, customer retention and community pride.
  3. Participants will learn skills that are personally and professionally beneficial.

Training Focuses on Seven Hospitality Habits:

  1. Make a good first impression
  2. Communicate clearly
  3. Mind your manners
  4. Know your community
  5. Know your job
  6. Handle problems effectively
  7. Make a good last impression

The training includes activities, handouts, and a training manual. Upon training completion, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and will leave with a professional development plan.

Cost of this program is $25.00.

Interested in NC Hospitality?

Want to learn more? Please click HERE to find a local certified trainer within NC Cooperative Extension or contact us for more information.

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