Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management

Upgrade your skills in Hospitality & Tourism sector with - Diploma Programme in Travel & Tourism Management

  • Program Brief
  • Program Overview
  • Course Information
  • Program Outline
  • FAQs
  • Placement Information

Program Brief

Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management has been designed keeping in mind the demands of this burgeoning field of Travel & Tourism industry including the Aviation sector. Get an insight into the fundamentals of Tourism Management and learn the definition and scope of tourism and the types of tourists. The course incorporates inputs on various Tourism bodies and organisations and its history.

ELIGIBILITY : Any Graduate
Duration : 1 Year

Program Overview

This program deals with the marketing and management of travel and tourism business in the contemporary world. Get a first-hand insight into the understanding marketing of tourism services and gather complete about the management concepts and organisational aspects of Destination management. The students are trained with the aim of targeting the vast job opportunities that lie in this sector as well as preparing them for entrepreneurial ventures.

Course Information

Tourism Fundamentals

Get an insight into the Fundamentals of Tourism. Learn the definition and scope of tourism, types of tourists and tourism. The course incorporates inputs on various Tourism bodies and organisations and its history.

Tourism Marketing and Management

This module deals with marketing and management of travel and tourism business in the contemporary world. Get a first-hand insight in the understanding marketing of tourism services and gather complete know-how about the management concepts and organisational aspects of Destination management.

Travel and Tour Operations

On successful completion, students will be able to plan, organise, budget, execute, and operate different Tour Itineraries and plan Group and specialized Tours for various categories of travellers and tourists alike.

Communicative English

This module is designed to provide fundamental English use in the service industry. The overall purpose of this module is to maximize student’s confidence when writing and communicating within the service environment.

Program Outline

Semester 1

1) Tourism Development Products and Operations

2) The modern business environment in travel

3) Management in Tourism

4) The importance of Geography in travel planning

5) Indian Culture- Perspective for Tourism

6) Ecology, Environment & Tourism

7) Tourism Marketing

8) Travel formalities and modalities

Semester 2

1) Land transport – rail, car & campers and hotels

2) Water transport – ferrie

3) The essentials of air transport

4) Designing and Planning Tour Packages

5) Customer service

6) The role of technology

7) Air Fares and ticketing

8) Computer Reservations System

ELECTIVE

Human Resources Development OR Modern India- 1857-1964

OPTIONAL CERTIFICATION (Additional Course Fee applicable):

AMADEUS SOFTWARE or GALILEO SOFTWARE

FAQs

WHAT KIND OF JOBS WILL I GET AFTER COMPLETION OF THE COURSE?

Students who complete our diploma program typically find jobs in various lucrative positions in the travel and hospitality sector. Students gain competitive advantage when applying for positions such as travel agents or ground / admin staff in the aviation industry, and alternatively can even set up their own travel and tourism firm / agency.

WHAT IS THE TYPICAL SALARY LEVEL?

Income mostly depends upon the candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience.

DO STUDENTS HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL FACILITIES DURING COURSE COMPLETION?

The course provides optional Software Training & Certification in AMADEUS or GALILEO Software (applicable with additional course fee) used widely in the Travel and Tourism sector to enable students with technical know-how. This added technical knowledge works to their advantage when the students seek placement opportunities post course completion.

Placement Information

Placement opportunities can be availed of in the Travel & Tourism sector in travel agencies, aviation industry, cargo companies, hotels, transport, and so on both in the public and private sectors. Example profiles exist in the Directorates and Departments of Tourism as Officers, Information Assistants and Tour Guides etc. :

The target profiles for placement include but are not limited to the following jobs:

Travel Agent / Tourism Officer

Tour Operator / Tour Manager

Tourist Escort

Tour Guide

Airlines Ground Staff & More

Amusement and Recreation Attendant

Concierge

Curator

Tourist Information Centre Clerk / Manager

Travel Agency Manager / Travel Consultant

Customer Care Officer

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