NSHM has state-of-the-art infrastructure and an excellent academic ambience best suited for producing leaders of the future. NSHM is renowned for the new age knowledge imparting techniques like lifestyle education and industry awareness which gives a definite edge to students stepping out into the corporate world. Experiential learning is given paramount importance at NSHM College of Management & Technology. Hence, alongside classroom teaching, NSHM also offers industry training through internships and dynamic academic-industry interface. The course Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Management 12 years back in 2006. Last 12 years, 9 batches successfully graduated in Travel & Tourism Management and enjoying their lifestyle with this large industry in various parts of the Globe.
[College Code Kolkata: NCMTKOL] [College Code Durgapur: NCMTDGP]
|Duration||3 + 1 Years|
Reasons to Study of Travel & Tourism Management
Travel and tourism industry is one of the world’s largest foreign exchange earners among industries, providing employment directly to millions of people worldwide and indirectly through many associated service industries. Being a very wide industry, it includes Government tourism departments, immigration and customs services, travel agencies, tour operators, airlines, hospitality sector etc. and many allied service industries.
Human resource development is an important component of tourism industry as ten percent of the world’s work force and the ten percent of the world’s GNP comes from this industry. The demand of trained professionals is mounting, providing enormous job opportunities. Travel and Tourism enterprises include major international companies with a workforce of thousands, to the small private travel & tourism organizations with a handful of employees.
In India, travel and tourism industry is the second largest foreign exchange earner. During 2014, the Foreign Tourist Arrival in India were 7.68 million, with a growth of 10.2% and Foreign Exchange Earnings in 2014 were 1,23,320 crore, with a growth of 14.5% as compared to 2013. Domestic tourism also has grown phenomenally like 12% over this period. These statistics demand numbers of trained manpower to cater to the demand in coming years.
Graduates (Bachelor in Travel & Tourism Management) report a high level of satisfaction with their career choice, income and lifestyle. For example our 2013 – 2016 batch states 100% had gained graduate level employment before their final semester exam, an outstanding achievement which reflects NSHM’s position in the industry.
Scope & Career Opportunities
- Travel Agencies
- Cruise Ships
- Event Management organizations or MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions)
- Cargo Management organizations | Medical tourism organizations | Eco-tourism development
- Accommodation sectors (Hotels, Motels and Resorts etc.)
- Service Marketing Sectors
- Higher Education e.g. MBA (Tourism), Master of Tourism Administration
- Freelance tour operators, Escorts or Guides
- International Diploma programme from International Air Transport Association (IATA), Canada
- International Global Distribution System (GDS) training program by Amadeus
- Industrial Visits and knowledge Tour
- Foreign Language – French
- Training in reputed Travel & Tourism Organizations
- Cultural events and competitions during the World Tourism Day celebration
- Placement in best companies
Course Module (University Curriculum)
Management Principles & Practices | Principles of Marketing | Computer Fundamentals | Tourism Geography | Travel Agency & Tour Operation | Transport in Travel & Tourism | International Tourism | Business Communication | Basic Accounting | Tourism Product | Principles of Management | Eco-tourism & Sustainable Development | Understanding Hotels | Foreign Language – French | OB & HR in Tourism | Financial Management | Application of IT in Tourism | Legal & Ethical Issues in Tourism | Tourism Planning & Policy | Environment & Ecology | Tourism Economics | Entrepreneurship Development in Tourism
IATA / UFTAA INTERNATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME (OPTIONAL)
NSHM is an Authorised Training Centre (ATC) of International Air Transport Association (IATA). NSHM provides the IATA/UFTAA Foundation course which is the industry leader of international travel & tourism professional training. This course has world-wide recognition and acceptance along with a high standard of training and a reliable brand name.After completing the course, students will be able to make appropriate travel arrangements and reservations, calculate and quote appropriate air fares, complete international travel formalities in accordance with IATA rules, deal with customer queries, quote rates etc. The course duration is 6 months and after qualifying the exam, students will be certified by IATA, Montreal, Canada.
FIELD TRIP STUDY
A travel and tourism management study is incomplete without practical exposure of a complete tour, wherein students would be entitled to do a project. A tour, which is closely guided by a faculty with expertise in that area, is an integral part of the curriculum to the travel and tourism management students, in 5th semester.
10+2 passed in any stream from a recognised board. Candidates appearing for Class XII final can also apply.
3 Years + 1 Year Internship