The industry of travel and tourism is growing by the day. This is all thanks to an increasing number of people who are travelling fifty miles or more from their homes for the purpose of pleasure.
With the travel and tourism industry expected to grow further in the coming years, those who are interested to become involved in it could benefit from having a thorough understanding of how the industry works from the inside out–from knowing the role of events and transportation in tourism to learning how to manage visitor attractions to making sense of how to deliver quality service to tourist.
At the end of this course, students shall learn how to: (1) define tourism and identify its motivators; (2) understand the purpose of tourism and planning development and the role of community in tourism planning; (3) take part in managing visitor attractions; (4) understand the value and types of hospitality service; (5) market tourism products; and (6) make sense of the importance of sustainability in relation to travel and tourism.
Travel and tourism together open up millions of job opportunities worldwide and are regarded as substantial economic drivers. For those thinking of becoming a part of such industry, a foundation knowledge of its operation can be useful in having a competitive edge against others.
Course topics covered:
– Tourism Management
– Tourism Planning And Development
– Visitor Attraction Management
– Hospitality Studies
-Transportation And Its Role In The Tourism Industry
-Marketing Tourism Products
– Events And Their Role In Tourism
– Rural Tourism The Landscape Sustainability
Students who complete this course will receive a certificate of achievement from Touchawards, a recognized accrediting organisation. The certificate serves as an official recognition for the students’ educational experience, and can be used to add weight to their educational qualifications.
This course consists of several modules, each of which is self-contained. This ensures that students can easily get the information they need when they need it.
Students can completely access the course using a PC/laptop. Our learning management system (LMS) is 24/7, the LMS itself is accessible online and operational everyday at any time, students have the freedom to tailor their study time around their existing schedules.
Estimated duration of completion for this course is 30 hours. Such number of hours may be cut shorter or may take longer depending on the students’ pace of learning and ability to take in information. Also, students’ may choose to study the modules over several sessions or complete the entire course in one sitting.
One year full access will be given to students who intend to take the course. The students can then define the pace at which they will complete all modules within the abovementioned period.
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