Course in Travel and Tourism

General

Program Description

If your desire is to go places literally and figuratively, then consider ICI’s travel and tourism course. Our course is designed to provide you with the skills you need to establish a career in the travel and tourism industry without going through many years of studying theories you may not really use in the workplace. What you will get is easy to understand lessons that can be completed without hitch.

Course Outline

  • Tourism Defined
  • The Tourism System
  • The Development of Tourism
  • Tourist Destinations
  • The Tourism Product
  • The Tourism Industry
  • Tourists
  • Economic Issues in Tourism
  • Socio-cultural and Environmental Impacts
  • Tourism Planning
  • Alternative Tourism
  • The Future of Tourism
  • Receive and Process Reservations
  • Access and Interpret Product Information
  • Sell Tourism Products Services
  • Source and Provide Destination Information and Advice
  • Communicating Effectively with Tourists
  • Setting Up a Tourist Business

Career Prospects

Individuals who adore working with other people will find a career in travel and tourism fascinating. Of course, when you are enjoying what you are doing, money flows naturally. Professionals in this industry can earn around $35,000 to $120,000 annually. They can pursue careers in companies such as:

  • Domestic airlines
  • International airlines
  • Retail travel agencies
  • Wholesale travel agents
  • Regional tourist information services
  • Tourism marketing consultancies
  • Inbound tour operators
  • Theme parks and tourist attractions
  • Coach tour companies
  • Cruise lines
  • Conference and incentive travel tours

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges establis ... Read More

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. Read less