Travel Coordinator course
This is an introductory course module designed to give an overview of tourism industry and operations of travel agencies. This module is intended to prepare the students to enter the world of travel agencies well versed with the modalities of air ticketing, hotel booking, holiday packages, corporate travel operations, etc.
The course comprises of three months class room training and one month Industrial Training. One can join this travel and tourism course after senior secondary examination [10+2] or after graduation in any discipline
Growth of Travel and Tourism Industry
According to World Travel and Tourism Council, India will be a tourism hot-spot from 2009–2018, having the highest 10-
year growth potential. The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2007 ranked tourism in India sixth in terms of price
competitiveness and 39th in terms of safety and security. Despite short- and medium-term setbacks, such as shortage of
hotel rooms, tourism revenues are expected to surge by 42% from 2007 to 2017
Employment opportunities exist in both the public and the private sector in this industry. In the public sector, you can work in the Directorates and Departments of tourism of the center and the state, guides etc. In the private sector, on the other hand you can secure a job in a travel agency, hotel, airline, transport agency or a cargo company. Since this industry is a relatively new one, there are not a huge number of experienced individuals. Hence, you can move up the ladder fast and establish your own agency after a few years. A job in Travel and Tourism industry will provide good salaries and perks too. Hence, for the adventurous and the travel minded, this industry is the place where you should be building your career.