What is Travel & Tourism?
Travel and tourism industry provides services for people travelling for the purpose of Business, Adventure or just a vacation. As it is Service industry it includes to provide information about the destination, hotel ratings, cheapest and the fastest mode of transport, visas, foreign exchange, to organize tours and holidays, Plan which countries, resorts and hotels to use, Visit hotels, inspect rooms and negotiate rates, Market and promote their organization’s services etc.
When Can I Enroll for Travel & Tourism?
Certificate or Diploma in Tourism /
SSC / HSC
Bachelor in Hotel Management and Tourism Studies / B.Sc. International Hospitality and Tourism Management/ Bachelor in Tourism Administration
HSC [any stream]
Master in Tourism Administration (MTA)/ MBA (Travel & Tourism)/
M.A. in Tourism Management/ P.G. Diploma in Tourism Management (PGDTM)/ P.G. Diploma in Tourism (PGDT) /P.G. Diploma in Travel and Tourism Industry Management (PGDTTIM) /PG Diploma in Airlines/
PG Diploma in Cargo operation and Management
Graduate [any stream] / B.Sc. [Hospitality]
- IATA: International Air Transport Association, URL: www.iata.org
- UFTAA: United Federation of Travel Agents’ Associations, URL: www.uftaa.org
- FIATA: International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, URL-www.fiata.org
What Personality Traits Are Required in the Field of Travel and Tourism?
- Love for Traveling
- Outgoing, Friendly Personality
- Communication & Presentation Skills
- Proficiency in One or More Language
- Ability to Handle People
- Organizing Ability
- Quick Decisions Making Ability
- Dynamic Personality
- Working Efficiency
What Aptitude Is Required in the Field of Travel and Tourism
- Average Abstract Reasoning
- Average Verbal Reasoning
IQ Required in the Field of Travel and Tourism?
Minimum Average Range of Intelligence Preferred.
Job Prospects in the Field of Travel and Tourism
- Educational Institutes
- Government Tourism Departments
- Airlines (National and International)
- Holiday Consultant
- Tour Operators
- Transport and Cargo Companies
- Travel Agencies/tv Channels/writers
- Theme Park/ Amusement Park
- Self Employment