MBA IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM
MBA in Travel and Tourism is designed to train the students with the essential skills of commerce related to the tourism, travel and hospitality industry. The program basically follows four objectives that are theoretical talents problem solving abilities, public communication and team work. This specialization program is presented to the students as an academic discipline as well as an industry. It is considered to be one of the most opting specialization program as the travel and tourism industries are flourishing and gaining more popularity in today’s world.
It is a two years course that are divided into two or three semesters/terms per annum. MBA in Tourism and Travel can also be studied through distance mode of learning. The minimum duration of course completion is two years and maximum duration is four years.
ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY FOR MBA IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM
Candidates applying for MBA in tourism and travel management are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline from a recognized university. Candidates should also qualify any nationalized entrance examination such as CAT/MAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA, etc. depending on the requirements of the institute.
TRAVEL AND TOURISM MBA SYLLABUS
The subjects that are covered by most of the institutes for MBA in Tourism and Travel includes:
- Management Concept
- Organizational Behavior
- Tourism Concept and Impact
- Tourism Marketing
- Geography and International Tourism
- Tourism Economics
- Travel Agency Management
- Information Technology for Tourism
- Contemporary Issues in Tourism
- Business Communication
- Business Research Methods
- Accounting and Finance for Managers
- Tourism Policy, Planning and Development
- Hospitality Management
- Human Resource Management
- Event Management
- Personality Development
- Transport Management
- Air-Fare Calculation
- Dangerous and Live Animal Regulation
- Itinerary, Planning and Costing
- Tour guiding and Interpretation
- Relationship Marketing
- Sales and Distribution Management
- Export-Import Policy and Documentation
TRAVEL AND TOURISM MBA FEE STRUCTURE 2020
The fees ranges from 27,000 INR to 3,50,000 INR depending on the institutes providing various facilities for its students.
SCOPE OF MBA IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM
MBA in Tourism and Travel allows the students to go for various catering, hotel, tourism, industry, administration and its related jobs. The main objective of the program is to develop collaborating and negotiating skills and learn to translate theoretical knowledge to practical applications. It develops responsiveness of critical industrial aspects and is indeed a potential program with good career options.
On successful completion of the course, graduates have good opportunity in airlines as working in the flight or on the ground staff. They can also get employment in areas like Hotels, Transportation, Travel and tour companies, Academic institutions. Graduates can acquire professional designations such as Operations executive, Lobby manager, Information assistant Front office manager tour operator, Tour management executive, Tourist guide, Sales, Manager, Travel executive, Trainee travel consultant, Visa executive, Ticketing assistant, Reservations executive, Travel agent, and many more. Remuneration to the candidate is a mostly depends on the personal qualification, hiring institutions, experience, along with the profitability, organizational level and other factors.