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My friend Shilpa is interested in a career in travel and tourism, she loves to travel all over the world. She had experience in the service industry, what should she do?

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created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 27th Mar 2017
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YoungBuzz Career Counsellor
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 18th May 2017

There are generally 3 ways to get into the travel industry:

Option 1: Do a Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management of 12-18 months duration from a reputed institution.

Option 2: Do an IATA (International Air Transport Association) or similar certification courses on Airline Operations/ Passenger fare and ticketing/ International cargo agent/ International Travel and Tourism/other courses.

Option 3: Do a 2 years full-time MTA (Master of Tourism Administration)

And of course, MBAs from premier business schools get opportunities in travel industry.

Institutions offering the above courses:

K C College Of Management Studies

Dinsha Vacha Road, Churchgate, Mumbai 400 020

Course: Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

Sophia Polytechnic

Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai- 400 026

Course: Post Graduate Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Garware Institute Of Career Education & Development

Vidyanagari, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai-400 098

Course: Diploma in Tourism and Travel industry management,

PG Diploma in Tourism and Travel industry management

SNDT Women's University,

1 Nathibai Thackersay Road, Mumbai 400020

Course: Diploma in Tourism and Travel management

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005

Course: MTA

Pondicherry University, R V Nagar, Pondicherry 605014

Course: MTA

RBCS

Radio Bhavan,2nd Floor, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400005

Course: IATA courses

Trade Wings

309, Shoppers Point, S V Rd, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400058

Courses: IATA courses