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Dr. M.G.R.
Educational And Research Institute
(Deemed to be University with Graded Autonomy Status)
Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade (CGPA 3.31 for 4 point scale)
(An ISO Certified Institution)
Maduravoyal Chennai - 600095. Tamilnadu, India.
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FACULTY OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT, CULINARY ARTS AND De-Novo COURSES

Tourism and Travel Management

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

WHAT IS TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

The travel and tourism industry in India is currently experiencing unprecedented growth. The industry is one of the largest and most profitable industries in India and contributes significantly to the foreign exchange earned. As per various studies, the industry is expected to create over 45 million jobs in India by 2025. Students have endless career opportunities in this fast growing industry of travel and tourism. Candidates looking to pursue their career in the industry can choose to work for travel agencies, government tourism departments, tour operations, immigration and customs services, airlines, hotels, and the list continues. Candidates can pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate course in travel and tourism at graduation or post-graduation level. Candidates can also pursue PhD in their chosen subject of travel and tourism to build their career in the field of research. Know what all a travel and tourism course has to offer in terms of the course curriculum, job profiles, top recruiters, and more.

KEY NOTES ON THE DEGREE

The Faculty of Hotel Management, Culinary Arts, Aviation & De-novo Courses of Dr. MGR Educational & Research Institute, deemed to be University, offers a range of courses, of which B.A. in Tourism & Travel Management provides students a clear pathway for their ambitions to embrace the Tourism and Travel Industry

Eligibility
  • A minimum percentage of marks required in 12th standard (Intermediate/CBSE/Board examination)
Duration
  • 3 years/6 Semesters

Proficiency Enhancement Courses

  • Language (Tamil, English, Hindi, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Japanese, Chinese & Arabic)
  • Communication (Written, Presentation and Oral)
  • Learning from experts in industry
  • Soft Skill Training
  • Personality Development

Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute promises

  • 360-degree improvement plan
  • Constant tracking of student activities, along with consistent mentoring and coaching
  • Customized learning paths for each student, as per individual interests and passions
  • Practical personality development sessions
  • Public speaking and presentation skills for all

Scope of the Program

Airlines
  • Ground Staff, Traffic Assistance
  • In Flight Staff
  • Airhostess/ Stewards
Hotels
  • Operations
  • Front office
  • House keeping
  • Food and Beverages
  • Accounting
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
  • Public Relations
  • Security
Tourism Departments
  • Tour Planners and Tour Guides
  • Information Assistants
  • Reservation and Counter Staff
  • Interpreters

Why?

Tourism and Travel Management at Dr MGR?

  • Our degree is tailored to develop management and leadership competencies especially for the tourism, hospitality and event sectors.
  • Since tourism is basically a business, our courses syllabus varies from finance and economics to human resources and hospitality
  • Learning by Industry visits
  • Research in association with the industry
  • You will acquire the most relevant and up-to-date skills and know-how to increase your employability and boost your career.

Benefits

of studying Travel and Tourism

  • Responsibility
  • Team Spirit
  • Discipline
  • Having an outgoing and pleasant personality
  • Polite demeanor
  • Customer oriented approach
  • Ability to adjust in a crowd / different circumstances
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Confidence
  • Be committed and dedicated to a task
  • Willingness to work long and odd hours
  • Creativity
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Good Listener