WHAT IS TOURISM ?

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.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Graduate in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum qualifying marks and relevant work experience.  

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SCOPE OF TOURISM

  • 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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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Economics for tourism
  • International tourism
  • Relationship marketing
  • Tour operations management
  • Tourism marketing
  • Tourism principles and practices
  • Travel agency management
  • Travel and tourism industry

CAREER OPTIONS AFTER TOURISM

Chef
Chef
Salary : 1.5 L INR - 3 L INR
Degrees: M.Sc.

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.22 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.0615 Lakhs Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
    Degree Offered in UG
    BBA
    B.T.M
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 8.82 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.012 Lakhs Queen Mary's College, Chennai
    Degree Offered in PG
    MBA
    M.T.M

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Manisha 6 days ago

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ManishaLast Seen: 21 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 16-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

Can i complete my graduation & diploma in tourism at the same time from ignou??

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Mallika SikarwarLast Seen: 9 hours 2 min agoJoined on: 16-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
No, you cannot do a degree course and a diploma together. Although, ignou allows multiple courses at the same time but the format that is allowed is:1 Degree + 1 certificate course1 Diploma + 1 certif...Read More

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anji 9 days ago

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AnjiLast Seen: 6 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 13-Jan-2019Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I have done Management in tourism and travel. Can i apply for UGC NET in management?

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Bachan Thakur 7 days ago

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Bachan ThakurLast Seen: 2 days 21 hours agoJoined on: 18-Sep-2015Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Anji,According to NTA officials, for UGC NET, candidates must appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subj...Read More

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Balkrishan 19 days ago

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BalkrishanLast Seen: 2 weeks 2 days agoJoined on: 02-Jan-2019Education Interest: Hospitality and TourismEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Can i apply for six months diploma in travel and tourism as i am 46 years old and govt employee

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Vishalreddy Kariveda543Last Seen: 2 weeks 12 hours agoJoined on: 04-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello, Mr. Balakrishan I can suggest you that you can have a certification course in travel and tourism in any academy there is no age limit in institutes or academies but if you want to join in a dip...Read More
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Rahul Sharma 20 days ago

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Rahul SharmaLast Seen: 2 days 19 hours agoJoined on: 14-Dec-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

What is the 2 year fees for doing MBA in tourism from IITTM college including the hostel fees

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Vishalreddy Kariveda543Last Seen: 2 weeks 12 hours agoJoined on: 04-Jan-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi, RahulThe fee structure for doing MBA in tourism from IITTM for 2 years would be 3,09,500. The hotel and mess charges are excluded are in these fees amounts. For 6 months hostel fee is 10500 in IIT...Read More