The growth of modern travel has created many technical challenges for the movement of individuals and groups in a global corporate environment and with that, the need to consult highly qualified experts to plan, arrange and coordinate travel. Today, more than ever before, travelers are faced with many alternatives for transportation, accommodation, and other travel services and really increasingly on the travel professionals to guide them wisely and honestly. Travel agencies and corporate travel consultants have an important impact on the hospitality and travel economies including food service, lodging and leisure, travel and transportation and meetings. This has lead to requirement of a trained breed of professionals in the industry. The degree aims at providing a sound understanding of the principles and practices of business, tourism and event management.
Travel Management combines a study of specialized courses in travel management with a sound general education that includes courses in accounting, management principles, marketing and business law. George College offers you the unique facility to learn a foreign language along with your degree programme. The programme is structured to provide students with a balance of hands-on experience and management theory. This is necessary to further their understanding of why the travel industries operate as it does in its business environment. This career orientation provides the student with a balance of theoretical classroom instruction and experiential opportunities. Students are also well versed in the use of communication technologies that allow them to conduct research via the internet.
Equipped with this programme, students in travel management prepare for careers in Travel Plan and Management including corporate sectors, consulting and professional meeting management. Employment opportunities are also excellent with hotels, resorts and national tourism commissions, retail travel agencies, major corporations and other businesses. Alternatively, you will be equipped to start your own business.
WBUT’s Bachelor’s Degree in Travel & Tourism Management is a 3 years, full-time course.
Any student who has passed the [10+2] Examination with English, and a modern Indian language is eligible for admission.
Admissions are as per the norms laid down by WBUT / Management of George Group of Colleges.
Fees for the course comprise:
Admission Fees (one-time) : Rs. 8,000/-
Tuition Fees (per semester): Rs. 30,000/-
Caution Deposit (one-time): Rs. 8,000/-
Forms & Prospectus: Rs. 300/-
(Caution Deposit refundable after completion of the course).
You can study this course in:
136, B.B. Ganguly Street, Sealdah
Kolkata - 700012.
Telephone: (033) 2217 6142 / 6143 / 98301 22991 / 98305 04319 / 98366 11649.