Travel and Tourism

This course gives students the basics of navigating the travel and tourism industry. Students in these classes learn about the issues related to business and resource management, tourism's effect on the world economy, and the political impact of tourism. Some introductory travel and tourism classes detail the many positions available for travel and tourism students; these include hotel manager, airline manager, event planner, travel agent, and others. This class is mandatory and is usually taken during freshman year

Event Management


Course Eligibility Duration
Diploma Class 10+2 (Any Stream) 1 year
Under Graduate (B.Sc. /B.A.) Class 10+2 (Any Stream) 3 years
Post Graduate Diploma Graduation (Any Stream) 1 year
Post Graduate Graduation (Any Stream) 2 years

Entrance Exam    

  • Some institutions conduct their entrance exams and some institutions give admission on a merit basis.


Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR ten thousand to INR five lakhs per year, excluding lodging and boarding.

Skills Required   

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong networking skills

  • Good research & planning skills

  • Pleasant and well-groomed personality

  • Problem-solving skills

Career Options   

Following are the various job profiles offered to professionals of Travel and Tourism. :

  • Airlines/ Ground staff: The ground staff plays a crucial role in areas such as commercial activities, running of airports, airline operations, etc. The job of ground staff is vast and includes responsibilities such as inspecting, storing, and transporting luggage; and stocking the aircraft with food and beverage items.

  • Travel Writer: A travel writer is responsible for writing an array of stories related to travel such as historical places, vacations, adventure, hotel industry, culture, etc. .

  • Tourist Guide: A tourist guide helps tourists visiting different tourist places and provides them information on the cultural, historical, and contemporary heritage of religious and historical sites, museums, and other places of interest.

  • Holiday/Travel Agent: A travel agent evaluates the requirements of tourists and helps them make the best possible travel arrangements. Many hotels and travel groups hire travel agents to sell their tour packages to clients.

  • Travel Executive: A travel executive is responsible for managing different aspects of a journey including transportation, flight booking, hotel accommodation, destination information, etc.

Undergraduate Courses and Postgraduate Courses   

  • B.A./M.A. (Travel and Tourism)

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. (Travel and Tourism)

Some colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


  • Cox and Kings

  • Jet Airways

  • Taj Group of Hotels

  • Make My Trip

  • Yaatra

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges/universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.