Vikas Bhatia

Pursuing Bcom and want to know that diploma in tourisum is wright option for me

Want to do some creative and open my own business in tourism but someone told me its not good to do

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RE: Pursuing Bcom and want to know that diploma in tourisum is wright option for me

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Friend,

The tourism sector is one of the largest sector earning high revenue industry in India. India is a diverse nation in terms of geography,history,culture and language, so the scope for travel and tourism is wide in India.The estimates report by the Ministry of Tourism,Government of India released in November 2011 ,about 5.78 million international tourists visited various parts of the country during the year 2010,which was 11.8% more than that in the year 2009,and earning about $14.19 USD in 2010. In addition to this,740.21 million domestic tourists visited different areas of the country in the same period of time, showing a rise of 18.8% compared to the figures in 2009. Therefeore,Career opportunities in Travel and Tourism is huge and the industry provides a range of Job options for professionals with appropriate education.



The Tourism Industry offers you job opportunities in both the Sectors-Public and Private Sectors.

Public Sector job
lies with the directorates offices of state and central tourism industry and they can work as officers,information assistants etc.



Private Sector- There is a wide range of Job opportunities like can work in Hotels,Travel agencies,Airlines,Tour Operators,transport and Cargo companies etc.



One must have some of the skills apart from respective education to be a successful in this industry.One must have a charming personality with skills like good communication skills,must be outgoing and friendly in nature. Must possess good communication skills,ability to handle people with full hospitality,good presentation skills,verbal fluency,up to date knowledge about the facilities and must have aptitude to learn many languages. Must have passion of seeing new places and also exploring new places.



Medical Tourism,Adventure Tourism,Eco Tourism etc are the some of the Major sectors of Tourism where you can make your bright career.



As you are pursuing your B.com definitely you have an option to go for Tourism after your B.com. You can pursue a diploma course or MBA course in Tourism.

The duration of course differs depending on the course you choose. Oftenly the duration of diploma courses is 1 or 2 years while MBA Tourism Management is of 2 years.





Here is the list of some colleges that offer Tourism Courses:

1.India Tourism Development Corporation Limited, New Delhi.

2.Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management(IITM).

3.Manyawar Kanshiram Institute of Tourism Management.

4.National Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism.

5. Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies.




Hope you find this information helpful.

Wish you GOOD LUCK for your boosting career in TOURISM.



Feel free to get in touch for any career related queries.




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