Professionals working in the industry of travel and tourism are concerned with providing quality services to people who are away from home on a holiday or business. Candidates looking to pursue a career in tourism industry must have a love for travelling along with the hunger to learn new things and knack of staying up-to-date with the latest news as well as socio-economic trends of the world.
Some of the traits and skills that candidates should have to build a successful career in travel and tourism industry are:
Skillset for Travel & Tourism Candidates
|Confidence||Excellent communication skills|
|Strong interpersonal skills||Pleasant and well-groomed personality|
|Good administration and management skills||Patience|
|Good research and planning skills||Problem-solving skills|
|Organisation skills||Time management skills|
|Strong networking skills||Teamwork|
Travel & Tourism: Eligibility Criteria
There are many colleges and universities in India that offer undergraduate or postgraduate level degree, diploma, certificate, distance learning, and online courses in various sectors of travel and tourism. Some such sectors include tourism management, tour operation, airline management, airline ticketing, travel administration, etc.
Given below is generic travel and tourism eligibility criteria for UG as well as PG courses. It may be noted that the eligibility criteria might vary depending on the policies of the college/ university in which a candidate is applying.
Eligibility Criteria for Diploma Courses: Candidates should clear O level seating’s including Maths and English from a recognized board with minimum 50% – 60% aggregate marks.
Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Courses: Candidates should clear O level seating’s including Maths and English from a recognized board with minimum 50% – 60% aggregate marks..
Eligibility Criteria for Distance Learning/ Online Courses: Candidates must note that Travel & Tourism distance learning/ online courses are offered at all – diploma and certificate levels. Therefore, eligibility criteria for distance learning programmes remains the same as mentioned above for different courses.