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Travel & Tourism Management Diploma

Turn your love for travel into a career. Classroom to career in 14 months!

Desk Clerk, Tourism Promotion and Travel Agent Courses

If travel is something you love, then train to become a travel agent, desk clerk or tourism promoter! Share your interests with clients by offering them your knowledge in local, national and international travel options and cultural interests. Prepare travel itineraries and book air, cruise and rail excursions for clients and groups. Take our Travel and Tourism Management Diploma with Desk Clerk, Tourism Promotion and Travel Agent Courses and graduate in 14 months!

Travel and Tourism Management

Travel Agent Courses

In our Travel and Tourism Management program, we start you with your own laptop computer, then give you comprehensive training in every area of travel and tourism. Graduates will complete this program with an in-depth understanding of the many extended applications of a variety of office software packages, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation preparation, and file management. The Travel and Tourism Management Program will prepare you for industry with in-depth training in the Apollo and Sabre reservation systems used in the field.

Familiarization Trip

Gain first-hand experience in international travel with a one-week familiarization tour. Students work with a budget to plan a familiarization tour to a vacation destination. Destination is based on market conditions, prevailing prices, and product availability.

The 2017 class departed from the Port of Miami for a Carnival Glory 7 day cruise to Half Moon Cay (Bahamas), St. Thomas, San Juan, and finally Grand Turk (Turks and Caicos).

Modular Training

Our Travel and Tourism Management program uses a modular system of training. In modular programs, theoretical and practical issues are closely integrated, and learning outcomes are clearly defined.

Click here to see the full list of modules offered in the Travel and Tourism Management program.

ACTA Approved

ACTA has endorsed the Success College Travel and Tourism Management Program as a category Four Star Endorsement. ACTA (The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies) is a national trade association representing the retail travel sector of Canada’s tourism industry, and certifies travel professionals in Canada. Certification criteria is based on the nationally validated occupational standards for travel counselling.

Endorsement of a travel program indicates that a program is meeting or exceeding the minimum educational requirements for entering the travel industry.

ACTA works in conjunction with the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC) using the emerit™ brand, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to ensure that the skills and knowledge represented in the standards meet the entry requirements for working as a travel counsellor in Canada.

TICO Certification

Every person who is working for a retail agency, selling travel services or providing travel advise on behalf of an Ontario-registered agency, by law, must meet TICO’s Industry Education Standards as set out in the Travel Industry Act, 2002.

Because many Nova Scotia agencies have a head office or branch offices in Ontario, or have online access, NS agents must meet these requirements too. All students in our program take this exam as part of their training.

Practical Hands-on Training

Travel Agent CoursesOur Travel and Tourism Management Diploma employs a variety of techniques to ensure that students thrive in a stimulating environment. In addition to traditional classroom instruction, our Instructors employ field trips, guest speakers, industry videos, team projects, online interaction, case studies, role playing, and mock simulations.

Graduate in 14 months

Attend our Travel and Tourism Management program for 12 consecutive months, and then complete 2 months of on-the-job training. During this period, students have a winter break, spring break, summer break, and are off on statutory holidays. Take our Travel and Tourism Management program, and receive your Diploma in just 14 months!

Attend classes from Monday to Thursday, and have Fridays off for a job or recreation. Four day weeks limit your travel and therefore minimize your travelling costs. Attendance on Fridays is optional if students want extra help. Note: Attendance on Fridays may occasionally be required to make up for unanticipated cancellations.

Why Success College?

Success College

Our Travel and Tourism Management program is taught by industry experts, and students benefit directly from the breadth and depth of their experience. And our curriculum is accelerated so that you finish a 2 year program in just 14 months.

Success College is accredited by CCAP. This is the highest accreditation possible for our industry, and it validates that we offer high level career training.

Are you ready?

To learn more about your possible career opportunities and to explore if this is the right career path for you, fill out the form at the top of this page to receive additional information. A helpful Success College Admissions Representative will assist you with everything from course questions to financial aid and help you discover your perfect career path. Click here if you would like to book an appointment with an Admissions Representative.

Click here and you will be taken to a page where you can download our Travel and Tourism Management e-brochure and labour market information on Travel Counsellors.

For immediate assistance, give us a call at 1–844–352–0094.

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