Tourism and Travel Services Management Major

Tourism and Travel Services Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services.

Tourism and Travel Services Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management (use the College Search feature and enter  "tourism management” or “travel services" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management Studies?

There are a wide range of career options if you graduate with a degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management.  The tourism and travel sector comprises many different industries and sub-industries, including services such as retail travel, currency exchange, tour operators and passenger transport.  As well, a variety of accommodation services also fall within this category, including hotels, resort, and holiday parks.  Some specific jobs held in this sector include clerical/administrative, management, marketing, public relations, and sales.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Tourism and Travel Services Management Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

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