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Travel & Tourism

The travel and tourism industry in India is currently experiencing unprecedented growth. The industry is one of the largest and most profitable industries in India and contributes significantly to the foreign exchange earned. As per various studies, the industry is expected to create over 45 million jobs in India by 2025.

Students have endless career opportunities in this fast growing industry of travel and tourism. Candidates looking to pursue their career in the industry can choose to work for travel agencies, government tourism departments, tour operations, immigration and customs services, airlines, hotels, and the list continues.

Candidates can pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate course in travel and tourism at graduation or post-graduation level. Candidates can also pursue PhD in their chosen subject of travel and tourism to build their career in the field of research.

Know what all a travel and tourism course has to offer in terms of the course curriculum, job profiles, top recruiters, and more.

Required Skillset for Travel & Tourism

Professionals working in the industry of travel and tourism are concerned with providing quality services to people who are away from home on a holiday or business. Candidates looking to pursue a career in tourism industry must have a love for travelling along with the hunger to learn new things and knack of staying up-to-date with the latest news as well as socio-economic trends of the world. 

Some of the traits and skills that candidates should have to build a successful career in travel and tourism industry are:


Excellent communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Pleasant and well-groomed personality





Good administration and management skills


Good research and planning skills

Problem-solving skills

Organisation skills

Time management skills

Strong networking skills



Leadership skills

Travel & Tourism: Eligibility Criteria

We offer certificate, distance learning, and online courses in various sectors of travel and tourism. Some such sectors include tourism management, tour operation, airline management, airline ticketing, travel administration, etc.

Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Courses: Candidates should clear Class XII from a recognised board with at least 45% - 50% marks.


Eligibility Criteria for Distance Learning/ Online Courses: Candidates must note that Travel & Tourism distance learning/ online courses are offered at all – degree, diploma and certificate levels. Therefore, eligibility criteria for distance learning programmes remains the same as mentioned above for different courses.


Course Curriculum Travel & Tourism that we Offer:

Certificate course in Travel & Tourism

Cruise Line Operations and Management

Airfares & Ticketing

Computer Reservation System



Travel & Tourism: Job Profiles & Top Recruiters

While experience is a significant factor to grow in the field of travel and tourism, there are endless job opportunities that candidates can avail in both private and public sectors after pursuing a course in the same. Some of the popular job profiles in travel and tourism are:

·         Holiday/ Travel Agent: A travel agent evaluates the requirements of tourists and helps them make the best possible travel arrangements. Many hotels and travel groups hire travel agents to sell their tour packages to clients. 

·         Travel Executive: A travel executive is responsible for managing different aspects of a travel including transportation, flight booking, hotel accommodation, destination information, etc.

·         Tourism Manager: A tourism manager promotes tourism in his/her region through different advertising strategies and campaigns. The manager also offers assistance to tourists of different cultures and traditions.

·         Travel Officer/ Coordinator: A travel coordinator finds best prices on hotels, flights and rental cars; processes employee travel expenses, sets up corporate discounts with travel vendors, creates itineraries, etc.     

·         Airlines/ Ground Staff: The ground staff plays a crucial role in areas such as commercial activities, running of airports, airline operations, etc. The job of ground staff is vast and include responsibilities such as inspecting, storing and transporting luggage; and stocking the aircraft with food and beverage items.

·         Tourist Guide: A tourist guide helps tourists visiting different tourist places and provides them information on cultural, historical and contemporary heritage of religious and historical sites, museums and other places of interest.

·         Transport Officer: A transport officer is typically appointed by a state government or local transport body to carry out activities like maintenance of the vehicle fleet, overseeing vehicle establishment programmes, certifying ground transportation budget etc.

·         Travel Counselor/ Consultant: A travel counselor has the responsibility of providing complete guidance on travel to clients. A counselor ensures best travel deals for the clients.  

·         Tour Operator: A tour operator is a professional who organises tours and manages the travel and stay of tourists. There are many companies which operate tours for domestic as well as international clients and thus require tour operators.    

·         Travel Writer: A travel writer is responsible for writing an array of stories related to travel such as historical places, vacations, adventure, hotel industry, culture, etc. 

Some of the top recruiters in the field of travel and tourism are:

Cox & Kings Ltd

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd

MakeMyTrip (and GoIbibo)

Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations



Jet Airways

India Healthcare Tourism (IHCT)

Flying Fox

SOTC India

Kuoni Travel

East India Travel Co

Kesai Tours

Club Mahindra Holidays



Air Asia

American Express Global Business Travels

Travix Leisure & Travels Pvt Ltd



Important FAQs regarding Travel and Tourism

Q. Can Travel and Tourism course be pursued after 12th?

A. Yes, Travel and Tourism can be pursued after 12th class. There are many degree, certificate and diploma courses in Travel and Tourism that can be pursued after class 12th.

Q. Which are popular Travel & Tourism specialisations in India?

A. Below are most popular Travel and Tourism specialisations in India.

·         Travel and Tourism Management

·         Tourism Studies

·         Tour Management

Q. What are the career opportunities for a Travel and Tourism degree holder?

A. Travel and tourism course opens job opportunities for students in sectors like

·         Hotels

·         Restaurants

·         Retailing

·         Transportation

·         Travel agencies

·         Tour companies

·         Tourist attractions

·         Leisure, recreation and sport

·         Cultural industries

Q. What are the popular Travel and Tourism courses?

A. Candidates can pursue degree, diploma, or certificate courses in Travel and Tourism. Below are some popular Travel and Tourism courses.

·         BA in Travel & Tourism Management

·         BSc in Travel & Tourism Management

·         BBA in Travel & Tourism Management

·         BA Tourism Studies

·         BA in Travel & Tourism

·         Bachelor of Tourism Studies

·         Certificate course in Travel & Tourism

·         Cruise Line Operations and Management

·         Airfares & Ticketing

·         Bachelor of Tourism Administration

·         MBA in Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation Programme

Q. Which are the popular companies that recruit candidates with a degree in Travel and Tourism?

A. Popular recruiters in the field of Travel and Tourism are

·         Cox & Kings Ltd

·         Thomas Cook (India) Ltd

·         MakeMyTrip (and GoIbibo)

·         Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations

·         Yatra

·         ClearTrip

Q. Is travel and tourism a good career choice in India?

A. If you are looking for a career option that involves business, travel and customer relations, then Travel and Tourism can be a right option.

Q. What are popular types of tourism in India?

A. Here are some popular types of Tourism in India

·         Cruise Tourism

·         Adventure Tourism

·         Medical Tourism

·         Wellness Tourism

·         Golf Tourism

·         Polo Tourism

·         Eco-Tourism

·         Film Tourism

Q. Is there any entrance exam for travel and tourism?

A. Popular entrance exams for MBA in Travel and Tourism course are CAT, XAT, GMAT,  NMAT by GMAC. 

Q. What is the scope of travel and tourism course?

A. Travel and Tourism field involves hospitality management, tour management, travel management etc. It has endless job opportunities in India as large number of heritage, cultural and other tourists throng the country every year.

Admission to most of the travel and tourism courses is provided on the basis of written entrance exams followed by personal interview rounds. However, some institutes or universities also grant admission to candidates on the basis of merit determined through their score obtained in the qualifying exam (Class 12th, graduation, etc).



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