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Tourism Management


If you want to travel and love meeting new people, tourism management /travel management can take you places.

Tourism Management course is often also supplied as hospitality & tourism management. Pursuing these programs will equip you with a detailed business sense about numerous tourism scenarios. You will learn managerial skills, problem-fixing, efficient communication, and the concepts and practices required in the tour and hospitality sectors. students may also be capable of starting their very own travel-related entrepreneurial ventures after completing the tourism management.

Management degree in the tourism industry usually is of 3-4-years.

Courses & Eligibility

The candidate must be a graduate. Minimal eligibility for Tourism Management is as follows:

  • 50% in graduation in any stream from a recognized university.
  • CAT/MAT/XAT rankings
  • selection in GD & PI round of the respective university.

Course Curriculum

The syllabus of the course of Bachelor of Tourism Management may differ from college to college, but the structure is the same. A definite syllabus of the same is as per the following:


Introduction to Tourism
Business Environment for Tourism
Tourism Product of India (Natural)
Tourism Product of India (Cultural)


Geography of Tourism
Tourism Documentation
Transport Management


Hotel Business
Tourism in India
Computer Applications in Tourism
HRM in Tourism
Communication Skills & Personality Development


Communicative English
Principles of Management
Pilgrimage Tourism
Tourism Marketing
An Introduction to Travel Agency & Tour Operation Business in India


Accounting for Tourism
Impacts of Tourism
Sustainable Tourism
International Tourism
Entrepreneurship in Tourism
On the job Training Report & Viva


Economics of Tourism
Tourism Administration in India
Tourist Guiding
Adventure Tourism
Salesmanship in Tourism

Career Prospect

Job opportunities are myriad for students with a Degree in Tourism Management. You can work as a:

  • Hotel or Resort Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • General Manager
  • Food and Beverage Director
  • Front Office Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Conference or Convention as well as Event Planner
  • Travel Agent
  • Group Travel Facilitator
  • Travel Writer
  • Travel Photographer

Pay & Remuneration

On an average, as a fresher with no background in adventure tourism, you may expect a beginning salary of Rs. 10,000 - 15,000 per month, but it could go significantly high if you have the passion and experience to deal with these type of functions.

Famous Personalities

Famous personalities in the field of Tourism Management are as follows:

  • Hrush Bhatt
  • Jennifer Hsieh
  • Jonathan M. Tisch (7 December 1953)
  • Niki Leondakis
  • Sabine Heller
  • Piya Bose
  • Chitra Gurnani Daga
  • Vikrant Chheda

Top Colleges in India

There are various colleges available for the course of Tourism Management across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows:

Top Colleges for Tourism Management
Indian Institute of Hospitality and Management, Thane
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Bhubaneswar
The ICFAI University, Dehradun
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Noida
Christ University, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Goa
National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Hyderabad
Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Nellore
Amity Institute of Travel & Tourism, Noida
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, Gwalior
Kerala Institute of Tourism & Travel Studies, Kerala
Institute of Business Management & Research (IBMR), Gurgaon
Kohinoor International Management Institute, Pune
Cradle of Management Institute, New Delhi
The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) University, Sikkim
PTC Aviation Academy, Chennai
Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Hotel and Tourism Management Studies, Navi Mumbai
Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

More Information

Advance courses in Tourism Management:

  • MTA (Master of Tourism Administration)
  • MBA in Travel and Tourism Management or other relevant MBA programs
  • Relevant M.Sc. programs
  • PG Diploma courses
  • PG Certificate courses

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