Career Oriented Program

 

Travel & Tourism Management

Tourism is not only a leisure and fun activity. Rather, Tourism exists as an independent industry which draws, accommodates and entertains tourists and helps generate income for the country. Tourism opportune us to explore new culture, meet new people and do fun and adventure at different places. With more and more people travelling each year, it’s important to understand the impact this has on cultures, communities and our planet. Tourism has the potential to make the world a better place by bringing economic benefits to poorer destinations and keeping tourist hotspot flourishing. It is a dynamic and competitive industry that requires the ability to adapt constantly to customers; changing needs and desires, as the customers satisfaction, safety, and enjoyment are the focus of tourism businesses.

The Indian tourism and hospitality industry have emerged as one of the key drivers of growth among the services sector in India. Tourism in India has significant potential considering the rich cultural and historical heritage, variety in ecology, terrains and places of natural beauty spread across the country. Tourism is also a potentially large employment generator besides being a significant source of foreign exchange for the country. Tourism industry is important for the benefits it brings and due to its role as a commercial activity that creates demand and growth for many more industries. Tourism not only contributes towards more economic activities but also generates more employment, revenues and play a significant role in development.

Career Prospects and Opportunities

 

Tourism teaches students about business management, marketing fundamentals, human resources, project management, sustainability, cross-cultural awareness and so much more. The knowledge and skills
acquired through the program is essential and useful for a variety of different careers. Students leave the program well-rounded in many important business aspects.

1. Diverse job opportunities are available in front of travel and tourism management professionals. Government as well as private sector enterprises are known to recruit them. Self-employment is another popular career path that professionals may go for!

2. When it comes to Government sector, one may find a job at Tourism Boards (State as well as Central), Government Tourist information offices, Government run Hotels, Airlines, Transportation services etc.
3. When it comes to private sector, one may work for Travel agencies, Tour operators, Travel consultants, Airlines, Airports, Travel and ticketing websites, Visa and travel document service firms, Hotels, Resorts, Tourist information office, Cruise lines etc.
4. If one has entrepreneurship skills and access to decent financial resource, one may start own travel agency, ticketing firm, tour agency, travel consultancy, tourist information service etc.

Travel and Tourism sector is growing at a good pace in India. The Government is giving much importance to tourism sector. Various plans and initiatives have been designed and developed by the Government,
keeping tourism sector in mind. This is a good sign. Tourism sector willemploy many Indian nationals and help generate more revenue. With the increase in the size of this sector, tourism industry is also going to need increased number of qualified travel and tourism professionals. The field of travel and tourism primarily deals with taking care of tourists,hospitality management, travel management, tour management etc. It offers diverse job opportunities.

Faculty

 
Sl No. Faculty of COP classes Certificate/Diploma
1
Prayana Subba
Certificate
2
Jessica M. Nyss
Certificate/Diploma
3
Pawan Rai
Certificate
4
Samip Sinchury
Certificate
5
Kriri B.K
Diploma
6
Tshering D. Sherpa
Diploma
7
Pukar Tamang
Certificate