Introduction

The travel and tourism industry in India is currently experiencing unprecedented growth. The industry is one of the largest and most profitable industries in India and contributes significantly to the foreign exchange earned. As per various studies, the industry is expected to create over 45 million jobs in India by 2025.

Students have endless career opportunities in this fast growing industry of travel and tourism. Candidates looking to pursue their career in the industry can choose to work for travel agencies, government tourism departments, tour operations, immigration and customs services, airlines, hotels, and the list continues.

Candidates can pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate course in travel and tourism at graduation or post-graduation level. Candidates can also pursue PhD in their chosen subject of travel and tourism to build their career in the field of research.

The Faculty of Hotel Management, Culinary Arts, Aviation & De-novo Courses of Dr. MGR Educational & Research Institute, Deemed to be University, offers a range of courses, of which B.A. in Tourism & Travel Management provides students a clear pathway for their ambitions to embrace the Tourism and Travel Industry


Key notes on the program

  • Updated curriculum rooted with Indian Tourism
  • Distinguished Faculty
  • Excellent Library Facilities
  • Frequent Seminar and Academic Activities
  • Regular Industrial Visits
  • Devoted Placement Coordination Cell
  • Talks by Industry Experts
  • Career Guidance by the Department Faculty
  • International Academic Standard based Education

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore all aspects of art making, with emphasis on reality, examination, criticality and innovation
  • Develop strategies to visually communicate your experience and response to the contemporary society
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the diverse methodologies in Fine Art practices
  • Develop professionalism in practice through team work and leadership
  • Gain access to industry opportunities, networks and institutions. 

Why Tourism and Travel Management at Dr MGR?

  • Our degree is tailored to develop management and leadership competencies especially for the tourism, hospitality and event sectors.
  • Since tourism is basically a business, our courses syllabus varies from finance and economics to human resources and hospitality
  • Learning by Industry visits
  • Research in association with the industry
  • You will acquire the most relevant and up-to-date skills and know-how to increase your employability and boost your career.

Benefits of studying Tourism and Travel Management

  • Good communication skills
  • Confidence
  • Polite demeanor
  • Creativity
  • Customer oriented approach
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to adjust in a crowd/ different circumstances
  • Good administration and management skill
  • Problem solving skill
  • Team work

Proficiency Enhancement Courses

  • Language (Tamil, English, Hindi, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Japanese, Chinese & Arabic)
  • Communication (Written, Presentation and Oral)
  • Learning from experts in industry
  • Soft Skill Training
  • Personality Development

Courses

COURSES OFFERED

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES(3 Years)

  • B.A Tourism and Travel Management

Eligibility

A minimum percentage of marks required in 12th standard (Intermediate /CBSE/Board examination)

Scope of the Program

Airlines

  • Ground Staff, Traffic Assistance
  • In Flight Staff
  • Airhostess/ Stewards

 

Hotels

  • Operations
  • Front office
  • House keeping
  • Food and Beverages
  • Accounting
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
  • Public Relations
  • Security

 

Tourism Departments

  • Tour Planners and Tour Guides
  • Information Assistants
  • Reservation and Counter Staff
  • Interpreters