Travel & Tourism

Certificate course in Travel & Tourism

  1. Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism
  2. Concepts of Hospitality and Tourism
  3. Tourism Resources and Attractions in India
  4. Tourism Geography and Ecology of India
  5. General Aspects of Hotel Management
  6. History, Traveling and Tourism in India
  7. Heritage and Cultural Tourism in India
  8. Tourism Marketing Management
  9. Modes of Transportation System
  10. Marketing Management Services
  11. Concept of Food and Beverage
  12. Fare Structure, Ticketing and CRS
    1. Flight Booking
    1. Train Booking
    1. Cars and Hotels Booking
    1. Compare all Global Distribution Systems

Skill set for Travel & Tourism Candidates

  1. Confidence
  2. Patience
  3. Diligence             
  4. Flexibility
  5. Commitment
  6. Enthusiasm
  7. Teamwork
  8. Hardworking
  9. Excellent communication skills
  10. Strong interpersonal skills
  11. Pleasant and well-groomed personality
  12. Good administration and management skills
  13. Good research and planning skills
  14. Problem-solving skills
  15. Organisation skills           
  16. Time management skills
  17. Strong networking skills               
  18. Leadership skills

Travel & Tourism: Job Profiles

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:

The Major Career Options (Traditional Career Paths) in the Travel and Tourism Sector are:

  • Holiday/Travel Agent
  • Tourism Manager
  • Travel Officer or Travel Agency coordinator
  • Travel Counselor or Travel Consultant
  • Airlines Staff
  • Tourist Guide
  • Transport Officer

Associated Careers:

  • Airlines (Ground & In-Flight Staff, Sales & Marketing, HR, IT)
  • Hotels & Resorts (Operations, Front-Office, Food & Beverage, Sales & Marketing, Accounting, Public Relations, IT, HR)

Alternative (New-Age) Career Paths:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retailer (Franchise)
  • Freelance Writer or Travel Blogger
  • 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 includes 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 organizes 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. 

Salary Prospects in the Travel & Tourism Industry in India

Salary is pretty good in the travel and tourism industry. Moreover, the industry also offers good remuneration and perks, which include free travel for its employees and their families. You can get a relatively quite handsome salary in foreign-based airlines or travel agencies. You could also do part-time jobs or can consider summer internships for early experience.

Top Recruiters

  1. Cox & Kings Ltd
  2. Thomas Cook (India) Ltd
  3. MakeMyTrip (and GoIbibo)        
  4. Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations
  5. Yatra      ClearTrip
  6. Jet Airways        
  7. India Healthcare Tourism (IHCT)
  8. Flying Fox           
  9. SOTC India
  10. Kuoni Travel      
  11. East India Travel Co
  12. Kesai Tours        
  13. Club Mahindra Holidays
  14. Expedia               
  15. TravelGuru
  16. Air Asia
  17. American Express Global Business Travels
  18. Travix Leisure & Travels Pvt Ltd

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