Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Operations (CTHO)

Turn your passion into a career of sweet success

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  • Career Opportunities

Program Brief

The 3 months programme in Tourism & Hospitality Operations is designed to equip students with all the hands-on knowledge required to commence a career in the tourism/hospitality sector. Our hands-on course gives hobbyists or job seekers a qualifcation and entry into an industry rich with career opportunities; or the ability launch their own businesses.

ELIGIBILITY : Class 10 pass or equivalent
Duration : 3 Months
Fees : Rs 30,000/-
Dual Award : By IIAS & EHTTOA

Program Overview

Designed by the industry, for the industry - the CTHO programme is designed for those who have completed their secondary education and are looking to start a career in the tourism/hospitality sector. With sessions by industry experts from the local tourism sector, this programme will open up opportunity for the local youth to get a formal training in this growing industry and take advantage of a variety of job opportunities. develop knowledge on planning, organising, budgeting, operations of different tour itineraries for groups and various types of travellers.

It comprises of 3 months on academic learning with industry experts sessions followed by a 3 month internship with local tour and travel operators leading to possible employment opportunities


Eastern Himalayas Travel & Tour Operators’ Association is the apex body of tour operators in Eastern India.

EHTTOA members are spread throughout eastern India, hence opening up job opportunities to students who complete CTHO.

Complete a wide range of hands-on activities during industry sessions so you build up practical experience and can apply what you’re learning during course.

What you will learn


Foundation Course in Tourism

Foundation Course in Hospitality

Tourism Development: Products, Operations

Computer Awareness

English Communication at Workplace


Hospitality Skills

Computer Skills

Employability Skills

Internship Period



Who Should do a Certifcate in Tourism & Hospitality Operations (CTHO)

A Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Operations is basically an intensive program into the hospitality industry. It is ideal for people who seek entry level jobs in Tourism and Hospitality . An entrepreneur who wishes to apply business principles within the hospitality context or gain the ability to ensure the sustainability of a Hotel or restaurant business may also be a part of this program. IIAS is especially known for its entrepreneurial alumni.

Career Opportunities

Your career opportunities are truly limitless. The global industry continues to grow, change and diversify every year. In fact, hospitality is one of the world's fastest growing employment sectors and it is predicted to continue growing strong for the coming years:

Career Path



Tourism operations



Conference centre


Fast food restaurant



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