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Travel & TourismThe future predictions are that worldwide travel will continue to grow, creating more job opportunities than ever!

An estimated 255 million people worldwide are employed directly or indirectly in travel, tourism and hospitality-related jobs and the industry is expected to create 144 million more jobs in the coming years. Whatever ones ultimate career goal is, the continued growth of worldwide travel, for business or leisure, makes career opportunities overseas an exciting reality.

Career Opportunities
Career Options in the travel and tourism industry are varied and tremendous. The main ones are :

Tourism Department
Reservation & Counter staff, Sales and marketing staff and Tour Planners.

Airlines
Traffic Assistance, Reservation and Counter Staff, Airhostess and Flight Pursers, Sales and Marketing staff and Customer Services.

Top Companies


Travel Agencies
Reservation and Counter staff, Sales and Marketing staff, Tour Escorts and Tour Operators, Cargo and Courier Agencies etc.

Hotels
Operations Manager, Front Office, House Keeping, Food and Beverages, Accounting, Engineering/ Maintenance, Sales, Public Relations etc.

Tour Operators

Tourist guides
The Travel Industry - Job Scenario
The travel and tourism industry which is the largest foreign exchange earner among all International industries, currently provides direct employment to millions of people, and indirectly covers possibly all areas of economic activity. Moreover, the number is likely to increase with massive plans for future expansion, creating a demand for skilled and trained Indian personnel in various spheres of the National & International Travel Industry.

The Recruiters look for the following attributes :

The Must Have's
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Aptitude for figure work.
  • An outgoing, friendly personality and ability to handle people.
  • Verbal fluency & aptitude for languages.
  • Organizing ability, decisions- making skills, Problem solving skills & Team work.
  • Awareness of people, places and areas of interest.
  • A passion for travel & willingness to work hard, long hours, on weekends and holidays.
Eligibility
International Employers prefer Travel Management Courses introduced by various Universities and Prestigious Institutes at the certificate, PG Diploma, Bachelor Degree, and Master's Degree level.

The technical skills required to work in these exciting industries are the same all round the world. The skills and knowledge gained from an Indian Travel Institute Travel College training course transfer easily across international borders.