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BA TOURISM (HONS)


Programme accreditation

This Course Is Offered By The Regulating Authority Of Garden City Group Of Institutions And Follows The Guidelines As Opined By UGC




Tourism is one of the fastest growing industry around the world and is considered as the world’s largest service sector industry. The Travel and Tourism industry incorporates not just the travel agency and tour operators, but also the airlines, hotels, cruise-liners, Destination Marketing Companies, Event Management, Health and Wellness, Education, Leisure and so much more that is related to rejuvenation, exploration and relaxation. The newer concepts of tourism which are gaining popularity such as rural tourism, dark tourism, grey tourism, etc. are no longer just ideas, but reality.

Being one of the largest revenue earner as well as employment provided, this sector is booming in every sphere and attracting a large number of young minds. And for the individual curious enough to know the nitty-gritties of the giant sector, there is an entire industry searching for professionals qualified in the field of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.

An Honors programme in Tourism enables you with the skills to explore various dimensions of managing, planning, incorporating a solution to a problem or just handling day-to-day situations in the field of travel, tourism and hospitality. It equips you with the practical exposure required for the development of expertise in this field by giving you the chance to intern at a prestigious industry giant through our industry collaborations. It also gives you a research bent of mind through the dissertation projects, provide the out of classroom experience through the study tours and enable you to become industry ready through the soft-skill training and knowledge of modern day software used widely in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry.

Starting from the basics of Tourism, to understanding complex phenomenon and theories, from learning your choice from an array of foreign language offered to the kind of specialization you want to choose or build your career in, the course sets the pathway for you to become expert professionals in the field of travel, tourism and hospitality.


Key Benefit

  • Acquire skills for using the reservation software widely applicable in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Understand the roles and responsibility a professional has towards the organization, customer/guests/passenger and towards sustainability of this industry
  • Use the knowledge of a foreign language to interact with wider audience.
  • Gain the hands-on experience by interning with a prestigious industry giant.
  • Apply understanding of various theories related to marketing, entrepreneurship into building and spreading the business.
  • Understand societal, environmental, health, legal, ethical issues within local and global contexts and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional practice.
  • Acquire a research bent of mind by getting involved in dissertation projects on a chosen topic relevant to the current scenario
  • Acquire out-of-classroom experience through the study tours conducted, giving the right kind of exposure to understand the basic components of tourism – Attraction, Accessibility, Accommodation, Amenities and Activities
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the various components and build a career in a specific field   Read more.....

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