For making a successful career it is necessary to gain all possible knowledge and skills about the field of work before being an active part of the industry. The best way to do so is to join a good institute, university or college offering a comprehensive program in the subject.
Tourism and travel is one of the most interesting and dynamic fields of work. When planning to join any position in the field,a student is faced by numerous calculations and assessments. So, before joining any institute, college or university you must learn about these features.
- What does the curriculum constitute of?
- What is the duration of the program?
- Are there professional Training Programs?
- About the faculty
- Type of placements offered at the end of program
Colleges in India offer a wide range of programs under travel and tourism industry and a student must look through all these programs to understand the type of degree that suits their needs.
Some of the best-known colleges offering different programs in the subject are:
- Lovely Professional University
LPU is a private university with campuses in Delhi, Ludhiana and Chandigarh. Some of the programs offered in the field of tourism and travel by the institute are:
- MBA in Tourism and Hospitality: It is a 2-year full time program. Admission is through CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, LPU-NEST.
- Sc. in Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality: It is a 3-year full time program. Admission is through LPU-NEST.
- BBA in Tourism and Hospitality: It is a 3-year program. Admission is on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2.
- The School Of Excellence
TSOE one of the most reputable private higher education institute in the field of travel and tourism. Its campus is located at Andheri East, Mumbai. Some of the programs offered by the institute are:
- Certificate Course in Travel Management: It is a 6-month entry-level program. Students who have passed 10+2 are eligible for admission.
- Advance Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management: It is a 6-month diploma program. The aspirants who have completed Certificate Course in Travel Management or Diploma in Travel are eligible for admission.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. It is a 1-year part time program that comes with IATA Certification. Candidates completing their graduation from any stream are eligible to apply.
- Blue Whale Academy
BWA is private college affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University. It is located in Thane, Mumbai. Courses offered by it include:
- Professional Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management: It is a 1-year full time program. Those who have completed their 10+2 are eligible for admission.
- Diploma in Tourism Management: It is a 1-year full time program. Admission is based on aspirant’s performance in Whale Academy Aptitude & Written Test.
- Virgin Atlantic CTH Level 3 – Fares & Ticketing: It is 4-month full-time program. Those students who have completed their 10+2 are eligible for admission.
- Ticketing Consultant: It is a 4-month full-time program. Students completing their 10+2 are eligible for admission.
- Extended PG Diploma in International Hospitality and Tourism Management: It is a 1-year fulltime program. Those students who have completed their graduation are eligible for admission.