Tourism Management


Tourism Management can be said to be the academic study that deals with the hospitality industry. Tourism management generally covers different aspects of hotel management and tourism management.

Courses are available in this field at the Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels. More details relevant to this course are given below.

Importance of Tourism Management

Tourism is considered to be a very important industry not only in our country but also in other countries. To understand what tourism is, individuals will have to study the graduate level course. Once they have completed this, they can go for advanced level studies or take up jobs. Many Indian institutes offer tourism management at graduate and postgraduate levels. More particulars of the course are given below:

Courses available in Tourism Management

These are a few courses available in Tourism Management:


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Insurance and Banking
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel Tourism Management


  • Master of Business Administration in Hospitality Management
  • Master of Science in Hotel Tourism Management
  • Advance Diploma in Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Advance Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Advance Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

Besides the ones mentioned above, a few other specialized postgraduate level courses in Tourism are available. Those include:

  • Cultural Tourism
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Heritage Management
  • Museum Management
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Planning

All the aforementioned courses are suitable for students who wish to get employed in any one specific area in tourism management.

Institutes that offer these courses

These are a few Indian institutions that offer courses in Tourism Management:

  • Academy of Business Management, Tourism and Research (A.B.M.T.R), Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Angel Institute of International Hospitality And Management (AIIHM), Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Antonios Institute of Travel and Tourism, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Apeejay Institute of Hospitality, Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  • Indian Institute of Hospitality and Management (IIHM), Thane (Maharashtra)
  • Vivekanand Institute of Hotel& Tourism Management (VIHTM)

Career opportunities in Tourism Management

Job opportunities are available for students of tourism management in many areas. A few of them comprise of:

  • Cultural Industries
  • Hotels
  • Leisure, Recreation and Sport
  • Restaurants
  • Retailing
  • Tour Companies
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Transportation
  • Travel Agencies

It is also possible for these students to get jobs with firms of the private and public sectors. This career can be quite lucrative as well as entertaining as one will get the opportunity to interact with people from all over the world. In India travel and tourism sector is considered as the most booming sector in the service industry and as more and more jobs are up for offer the demand for the travel and tourism related course is also on the high.



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3 Responses to “Tourism Management”

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    Amandeep Kaur:

    I have just completed my graduation(B.Sc) with 73% marks and i’m interested to do diploma course in tourism studies in IGNOU.
    what job opportunities shall i have after this? plz suggest me soon about this.

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    Mohd Saif:

    This is saif i am pursuing BA(h) persian 3rd year frm jamia millia islamia new delhi with additional sub . travel and tourism and french lang. and i have interest in tourism field and i want to do MBA in tourism . but becoz of finencial prob i can not afford much fee. so please suggest me about this. that where and how i can take addmission in MBA in tourism . i blong with obc cast and also in minority .


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    poonam tahkur:

    i have done my graduation(BA)from shimla university in 2009,with 71% marks.i have a great interest in tourism field, im just looking for some universities which can be provide me good job opportunities in this field.Please suggest me obuot this course and its scope in india.I SHALL BE VERY THANKFUL TO YOU FOR THIS.