Author(s): Emre ERGÜN, Abdullah USLU, Bayram AKAY
The purpose of the study was to determine why vocational high school students in Turkey want to study hospitality and tourism management (HTM) and why they want to continue HTM degrees abroad. The data was collected from the students in Fethiye and K?rklareli using questionnaire technique and analyzed using the statistical package programs. Frequency analysis, t-test, one way Anova, factor analysis and regression analysis were used on the study. The most important criteria on students’ tourism choices was learning a foreign language followed by easy communication of tourism sector and more practising oppurtunities.