Application Process: 06 Mar, 2020 - 26 Apr, 2020
Exam Date: 03 May, 2020
Tourism is one of the specialised courses offered within the management department of various institutes across the globe. Tourism management course offers a student with broad knowledge about the travel and tourism industry enabling him to understand industry interests, travelling estimates, as well as operation and logistics management. The course curriculum also covers marketing strategy involved in the tourism sector and a student learns about tour planning, managing events, hotel operations, besides hospitality ethics and tourism policy. The programme is offered at the postgraduate level as a one-year diploma or degree programme to two year degree programme.
Graduate in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum qualifying marks and relevant work experience.
United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in its 2015 annual report, mentioned with more than one billion tourists travelling to international destinations every year, tourism has become a leading economic sector, contributing 10% of global GDP and 6% of the world’s total exports. Of course, this creates a multi
In the long term, Asia-Pacific region will continue to be one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the world, forecasting to grow at an average of 4.9% a year to reach 535 million international tourist arrivals by 2030, says the annual UNWTO 2015 report.
The industry thence is looking forward to recruiting the skilled professionals with specialised management degrees to manage the huge number.
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Dear Thanseeh ,
Yes , off course there are lots of work opportunities on the tourism field .Travel and tourism is much more interesting and beautiful work life those are interested for traveling.Some of related job opportunities for tourism field .
Diploma in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism if you do these course, you will get a blend of all three industries . This program aims to train and develop professionals for hospitality and tourism industryand aviation industries .
If you are planning to pursue diploma courses then it can be done in one year and you get jobs easily at lower level.
But if you are planning for degree courses, then you have to give more time than diploma courses. And with degree in travel and tourism you can get jobs on higher level.
People goes for diploma study for almost 1 year and then they opt for a job but those who go for a degree course spend their 3 yrs in college and then opt for job.
Since Hotel Management is more of a practical study people do 1 year diploma and rest 2 yrs in industry. At the same time people with Bachelor degree are also eligible for all Government jobs which needs graduation level.
I hope this answer will help, all the best for the future!!
BBA Graduate in tour and travel management can find opportuntiies in travel agencies, airlines, cruise companies, tourism boards(both state and centre), international travel and tourism companies etc.
Job profile includes that of travel agent, tour guide, event manager, tourism marketer, entrepreneur etc.
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