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B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism

Nov. 3, 2016, 3:09 p.m.

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Travel and Tourism is an undergraduate Travel and Tourism course. Travel and Tourism is the aggregation of all of the leisure, comfort and business travel products and activities provided by suppliers, including the airlines, hotels, car rental agencies, cruise lines, travel agencies, tour operators, gaming casinos, restaurants, railways, motor coaches, and theme parks. The course comprises chiefly fundamentals, history, business statistics, aviation management and business regulatory framework of tourism. Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and one of the most exciting to work in. This qualification has been specifically designed to meet the needs of tourism employers and to provide students with the qualifications and skills necessary for real world success.

How is B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism Course Beneficial?

  • On completion of this program, successful graduates can expect to find employment in a variety of different sectors , including conference & banqueting, marketing & sales, incentive travel, events management, destination development, congress planning, financial appraisal, staff recruitment and training, and corporate travel planning.
  • They can also find job openings in cargo services, logistics, transport agencies, airlines, hotels, and tourism departments in government and private concerns.
  • They can also become tour operator who organises conducted tours to the various tourist spots and manage the travel and stay of the tourists.
  • The Degree course also gives good base for further Master Degree course for those who want to become lecturer in colleges/universities.

 Eligibility         

  • 10+2 or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 60% marks from a recognised school board in the country.
  • Some of the very reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission to the degree courses.

B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism Syllabus

Syllabus of Hons. Travel and Tourism as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Tourism Planning and Development

2

Tourism Policy and Strategy

3

Dissertation

4

Optional Modules

5

Ecotourism

6

Special Interest Tourism

7

The Significance and Impact of Tourism

8

Resort and Casino Management

9

Governance and Tourism

10

Human Resource Management in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Services

11

Strategic Financial Management

12

Strategic Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure.

 

B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism Colleges

  • R.M. Institute, New Delhi
  • Nalanda Open University - NOU, Patna

B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those who have the qualities of leadership, problem-solving, IT skills, research and communication skills, presentation skills, teamwork and ability to work to deadline.
  • Those who have an understanding of international tourism, awareness of the dynamic nature of tourism in modern society, an understanding of products, structures and operations within the tourism industry, insight into the nature and characteristics of tourists also are good match for it.
  • Who wish to establish a career in this market sector, existing practitioners who wish to participate as part of an on-going staff development programme, and employees from other market sectors of the tourism industry, keen to understand the specific management requirements of dealing with business travellers also can take up the course.

 Job Types

  • Market Manager - Travel & Tourism
  • Sales Representative - Travel & Tourism
  • Customer Relationship Manager - Travel & Tourism
  • Sr. Operations Executive - Travel & Tourism
  • Outbound Tour Executive
  • Assist. Sales Manager - Travel & Tourism
  • Travel consultant
  • Tele Marketing Executive - Tourism
  • Travel and Tourism Manager
  • Executive Sales - Travel Insurance

Advance Courses in B.A. Hons. Travel and Tourism

After completing B.A. (Hons.) (Travel and Tourism) you can become:

  • Tour Operator

 



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