Travel and Tourism Management Career,Top Colleges and Recruiters

Travel and Tourism management is one of the promising careers. It is a part of the hospitality industry. Students interested in pursuing a career in Tourism can join various courses in the same at the undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) level. Along with UG & PG courses, there are also diploma & certificate courses available for the convenience of the interested candidates. Candidates with multi tasking capacity & great team spirit are often found in this profession. Interested in Travel and Tourism management? Read the full article to know more about the career.


Courses Available
UG, PG, Diploma & Certificate

10+2 or Equivalent (For UG)

Graduate in any discipline (For PG)

Examination Type
Semester System
Career Opportunities

Travel Agent/ Consultant

Tourism Manager

Tour Operation Manager

Travel Coordinator

Courses and Eligibility:

For UG3 yearsmust have passed the 10+2 or equivalent education from a recognised board with minimum passing marks
Universities conduct exams
For PG2 yearsmust have graduated with any discipline from a recognised institution with minimum passing marks. English must be the core subject
Diploma3 years10+2 completed with minimum aggregate marksState level Entrance exam DET (Diploma Entrance Test), Private exams

Top Recruiters:

  • Orbitz Corporate & Leisure Travels
  • Om Logistics Ltd
  • Nimble Tours PVT Ltd
  • Kerala holiday Mart
  • Le Passage To India
  • Indebo
  • Centrum
  • Trail Blazer Tours India
  • Tamarind Tours
  • goibibo

Admission Process:

The admission process generally varies across the colleges. The admission process for the students is based over the performance in the relevant entrance examination  and also often followed by the round of the personal interview, wherein the general aptitude for the course is being tested. There are institutes where there is direct admission which is based over the candidate's performance at the last qualifying exam. 

Syllabus Course:

  • Principles of management
  • Principles, policies and practices of tourism
  • Tourism resources and products
  • Heritage tourism
  • Business statistics
  • Tourism management information system
  • Human resource management and labour laws
  • Travel consultancy and tour operations
  • Managerial communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing for hospitality and tourism
  • Tourism planning and development
  • Sustainable and green tourism
  • Forex management
  • Business policy and strategic management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Event management Airline and cargo management
  • Hotel and restaurant administration

  • Responsibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Team spirit
  • Confidence
  • Discipline
  • Pleasant personality
  • Polite demeanour
  • Creativity
  • Customer oriented approach
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to adjust in a crowd/different circumstances
  • Good Listener

Top Entrances:

The top entrances for the course study of Travel and Tourism Management here are (For PG or MBA programs):

Career and Job Prospects:

Job PostJob DescriptionSalary
Travel Agent/ Consultant
organize and book transport and other travel necessities for customers, Travel Agent give their administrations to their customer 
1 lacs to 3.5 lacs
Tourism Manager
given over the assignment to advance the travel industry in their general vicinity or area, make publicizing efforts to advance the travel industry.
1.5 lacs to 4 lacs
Tour Operation Manager
distributed the assignment of arranging just as sorting out occasions with visitor bunches from everywhere throughout the nation/world, giving incredible administration, and organizing visit guides, and so forth.
3.5 lacs to 7 lacs
Travel Coordinator
distributed the assignment of sorting out the movement courses of action of corporates or enormous associations, which can be an office, school or college,  booking flights, holding meeting rooms, planning between the association and the lodging just as supervising support staff.
Up to 3.5 lacs


Q: Which is the good college to pursue UG & PG in tourism management?
A: Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, a govt institute offers various course in Tourism and Travel Management. Check out the “Top Colleges” section to know more colleges.

Q: What is the minimum qualification required to pursue career in Tourism Management?
A: For UG, a qualification in 10+2 is must. For more detailed information check the eligibility criteria above.

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