The tourism industry is one of the largest industry in the world. It is a good source of income for most countries including India. Even though India ranks very low when compared to other Asian countries in terms of number of foreign tourists coming to India, the number of foreign arrivals are increasing promisingly. The industry earns the country some precious amount of foreign exchange. The country benefits through both domestic and international tourism. International tourism is however both ways, incoming as well as outgoing. Being a large industry, tourism, whether domestic or international, has a greater effect on the economy, environment and the socio-cultural fabric of the country.
Eligibility and course duration
Graduate from a recognised university, preferably in hotel management or any related field. Graduates other than from hospitality related fields, may have to undergo a bridge course of 3 months or as needed.
Duration of the course is 2 years.
More about the course
This course is ideal for those graduates for whom travel is a passion and are eager to accept the challenges in tourism management. The course helps you in developing your analytical, research and management skills for a successful career in this highly dynamic sector. The course helps you in providing solutions to the real world challenges in the tourism business. Other than focussing on business and operational skills, the course concentrates on moral, cross-cultural, ethical and environmental issues with respect to tourism. Along with the theoretical concepts you get the opportunity to learn the practical aspects too. The course also helps you in becoming an entrepreneur in the tourism world. Aspects like strategy, finance, marketing, human resources, revenue management and operations are taught for running a tourism business. You also gain the necessary skills in handling online and digital platforms essential for marketing, publicity and day to day operations of your tourism job or business.
M.Sc in Tourism opens up the tourism world for you. You get the opportunity to work in different areas. From hotels, tour operators, travel agencies, tour guides, airlines, cruise liners, guest houses, event organizers and leisure organizers, you get a vast range of jobs to choose from. Most of the jobs in this field are in the private sector. However, a good many jobs are available in the government sector too, in the various departments of the tourism ministry and government sponsored tourism offices, guest houses, etc.
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