Careers after class 12: Travel and Tourism

Industry: Tourism

What is Travel and Tourism?

The Travel and Tourism industry comprises traveling to different locations for business/pleasure purposes. Tourism generally refers to traveling between the minimum duration of 24 hours and maximum duration of one year and generally involves round trips rather than one-way trips. The travel industry is more expansive and includes round trips, one-way trips, long-distance travel, short-distance travel, overseas travel, domestic travel, etc. The travel and tourist industry oversees all aspects of the service industry catering to the requirements and desires of tourists and travelers.

Job Description

  • Responsibilities include helping clients identify their ideal travel package based on their requirements
  • Studying and assimilating all information regarding travel destinations such as prices, weather, language, currency and customs
  • Providing end to end service while organizing a trip from booking the tickets, reserving the hotels and creating the itinerary
  • Regularly updating a database containing client details and their travel information

Eligibility and Courses
Class 12

Any stream (Science/Commerce/Humanities) 

Under Graduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (B.T.T.M.)
  • B.A. in Travel & Tourism Management
  • B.Sc. in Travel & Tourism Management
  • B.B.A. in Travel & Tourism Management
  • B.A. in Tourism Studies

Career Profiles

Career Profiles Travel and Tourism

Top Institutes for Travel and Tourism courses

1. LivGlobal Institute of Travel & Tourism, Mumbai

Value for Money- 5/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A. in Travel & Tourism

Tenure- 3 years

Website: https://livglobalinstitute.com/ 

2. Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Noida

Value for Money- 4.5/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A. in Travel & Tourism

Tenure- 3 years

Website: https://www.iittm.org/ 

3. Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi

Value for Money- 4.3/5

Bachelor Courses- B.A. in Tourism Studies

Tenure- 3 years

Website: http://www.ignou.ac.in/ 

4. Chandigarh University

Value for Money- 4.3/5

Bachelor Courses- B.Sc. in Travel & Toursim Management

Tenure- 3 years

Website: https://www.cuchd.in/ 

5. Amity University, Gurugram

Value for Money- 4.3/5

Bachelor Courses- Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management

Tenure- 4 years

Website: https://www.amity.edu/gurugram 

Career Progression

Career Progression Travel and Tourism

Pay

Pay Travel and Tourism

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