Kishore Patil

What is the scope in travel and tourism and how to make a career in it?

I want to make career in travel and tourism and want guidance how to make a high paying career in it and what's the salary package and where the job and starting salary, plz guide me.

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RE: What is the scope in travel and tourism and how to make a career in it?

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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Career Counselor & Volunteer at Manovikas Kendra
  • Hyderabad

Hi Sameer,



Travel and Tourism one of the world's largest foreign exchange earner among industries, provides employment directly to millions of people worldwide and indirectly through many associated service industries. A very wide industry, it includes Government tourism departments, Immigration and customs services, travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels etc and many associated service industries such as airline catering or laundry services, Guides, Interpreters, Tourism promotion and sales etc.

There are graduate level, Postgraduate level, diploma and certification courses available to pursue in the industry.

There are quite a good number of institutes in India that offer courses in travel and tourism. Some of such institutes are-
University of Delhi, New Delhi, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, New Delhi, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, IATA/UFTAA 4-level career development program, University of Poona, Nashik, University of Mumbai, Himachal University, Shimla etc.

Pay packages:

Jobs in the travel and tourism industry offer good remuneration and perquisites, which include free travel for employees and their families. Salaries may vary within the industry and are higher in foreign airlines and agencies.

Hope this helps

Good luck

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