Overview

The 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. NSHM is one of the prominent BTTM colleges in West Bengal offering this specialised undergraduate programme in Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Management programme in Kolkata and Durgapur campus.

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.

Programme Education Objective

  • Prepare students to become successful professionals with strong multidisciplinary knowledge and technical competence in the field of Travel & Tourism Management to solve problems using IT, modern analytical tools & techniques, effective communication in multidisciplinary, diverse, and cross-cultural settings.
  • Enable students to undertake value roles in hospitality, aviation, medical tourism, sustainable tourism and related vocations and entrepreneurial development by way of continuous learning, self-management and team work with utmost regard to work ethics and character building for the betterment of the global society and economy.

Career Opportunities

Travel and tourism industry in India is the second largest foreign exchange earner. In India, the travel industry hopes to create 46 million job opportunities by 2025. The numbers of trained manpower to cater to the demand will increase in coming years. Students can get job in the following sectors:

  • Travel Agencies
  • Airlines
  • 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

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Travel Agency & Tour Operation Management

Tourism History, Principles & Practices

popular cultural traditions and cultural interpretations, approaches of anthropology and history, historical experiences, records and narrative descriptions of past matter, continuum of events pertaining to a culture, fundamental concepts, growth and development of tourism, potential of tourism industry in India and world, concepts of tourism, measurement of tourism, and impact of tourism.

Tourism Products and Destination Management

concept of tourism product, different tourism product, geographical features, familiarization with the important natural and manmade tourism of India, Fundamentals of tour, components of tour, selling package tours and application of tour package in inbound and outbound tour, tour operations like itinerary preparation and costing of the tour package, etc.

Computer and Communication

Fundamentals of Database, Database Management system, computer application in tourism studies, use of databases and computer within the tourism industry, process flow of information – intranet and extranet, business communication, internal and external communication, inteactions B2B, B2C, organizational goals and company values.

Destination development & planning

Destination development

Appraise the factors affecting destination planning , steps involved in planning , necessary consederations,socio economic appraisal, destination life-cycle, sustainability

Tourism Policy & planning

growth & development of Indian tourism , domestic tourism trends in india, comparative analysis of Indian tourism & world tourism, objectives, methods,steps , hinderances & thrust areas of tourism planning, National Tourism Policy of india& 5 year plans , factors influencing tourism policy , Legal and regulatory framework, Tourism Act and Package Tour Regulations.

Airlines and Air Fare Management

Tourism Geography and International Tourism

understanding of physical and cultural factors influencing tourism, geographic aspects of international tourism, locations of major attractions, geographic, political, social and economic factors, international tourist documents, legalities, SDG goals related to travel and tourism

Airlines & Airfare Management

overview of the airline industry, underlying marketing, financial, operational, and other factors influencing airline management, fare and rule components that define the airfare product, services and price: origin, destination pair, fare class, one-way, round-trip indicator, fare amount, validity dates, mileage and other rules.

Global Distribution System

Computerised network system, agency, governance, transactions between travel industry service providers, mainly airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and travel agencies.

Events, Niche & Alternative Tourism

Customer Relationship and Event Management

managing past and potential customers, analysis of interactions with past, current and potential customers, CRM, application of project management, MICE, creation and development of small and/or large-scale personal or corporate events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, weddings, formal parties, concerts, or conventions.

Niche & Alternative Tourism

Niche market segments, particular or distinct features, personalized services, tailor made tourism products, specific needs analysis, niche markets, holistic, in-depth analysis of a contemporary phenomenon, real-life contexts, Case studies on niche & alternative tourism.

Sustanibility & Tourism

Environment & tourism

interconnectivity of environment & tourism industry, environment sustainability and tourism, different spheres of environment, environment degradation , cause & remedies , sustainability & its development ; AGENDA 21, Earth Summit, and other international conventions & declarations , Transitioning from Millenium goals to sustainable goals

Sustainable tourism development

Understanding of topographical analysis, analysis of local resources & land use pattern – Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)& Environmental Management System (EMS) & Community Participation evaluation of Socio- Economic and Cultural Conditions & impacts of Tourism, introduction to Zoning System – Carrying capacity & its type

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years

Eligibility - 10+2 passed in any stream from a recognised board. Candidates appearing for Class XII final can also apply.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata
  • Durgapur

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,93,000 INR 1,59,300 INR 86,000
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 86,000
By 31st May, 2022 INR 95,600 INR 51,600
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 51,600
By 31st May, 2023 INR 63,600 INR 34,400
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 34,400
Total Fees: INR 2,93,000 INR 3,18,500 INR 3,44,000

Durgapur Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,47,000 INR 1,34,300 INR 72,500
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 72,500
By 31st May, 2022 INR 80,500 INR 43,500
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 43,500
By 31st May, 2023 INR 53,700 INR 29,000
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 29,000
Total Fees: INR 2,47,000 INR 2,68,500 INR 2,90,000

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