To impart Vocational Education and Training to mould young women with required skills to join the industry as competent Tourism professionals

• To impart the knowledge and skills required for higher learning and career placements among Tourism students.
• To familiarize learners with vital applications of the tourism industry and equip them to become a self-reliant woman entrepreneur.

The broad objective of the tourism papers offered under B.A./ B.Com Tourism and Travel Management Course is to impart professional education and training in different aspects of management of modern tourism at the under graduate level and provide them with opportunities to develop skills needed to join the tourism industry.The Department of Tourism and Travel Management recognizes the necessities of global Tourism Industry, in order to accomplish the same there certain objectives are identified by the department to formulate the curriculum of the course to match the above needs and requirements. The several of objectives of the department are follows:
• To empower the students with knowledge and applications of Tourism and Travel concepts.
• To provide an awareness regarding economic, social and cultural conditions of various destinations and the need to develop them as a self- reliant economic resource.
• To develop the potential among students for higher education, research and career placement.
• Travel journalism, travel writing, travel documentary etc. are becoming fields of job opportunities. Thus combining Journalism and Travel & Tourism gives a better edge to both, those who want to venture into Journalism or into Travel and Tourism.

Distinct Pedagogy and Features
Pedagogy: A unique blend of lectures, case studies, study tours, group discussion and role play as method has been adopted to inculcate knowledge.
Special Features
• Curriculum: Comprehensive, rigorous and up-to-date curriculum specially designed to cater to the needs of the industry. • Industry Relations: Institute-industry interface, industrial visits and internship training. • Innovative techniques of teaching are adopted to facilitate the overall personality development of students and encourage brilliance. The following combination of instructive tools is developed for the productive teaching and enhanced learning.

The Department of Tourism and Travel Management is equipped with Hi- tech classrooms with modern teaching aids to impart knowledge and skills to the students’ community to become tourism professional . The classrooms are equipped with following facilities
a. Audio visual facilities
b. Projector,
c. Computer reservation system software
d. Class room furniture
The students are provided with practical exposure concerning International Tourism with various technical equipments to cater knowledge regarding tourism geography of the world with following teaching aides.
a. MAPs : (World Maps , Continent wise Map : Asia, Africa, Europe , North America, South America, India Map / State wise Map)
b. Audio visual Cds of Tourism
c. Tourism Magazine / Journals
d. Tourism research Journals :
e. Travel Broachers/ Pamphlets
f. Travel documentations
g. Newspaper Clipping pertaining to Travel and Tourism Sector

The Department is instrumental in catering placement assistance to all the graduating tourism management students in reputed travel agencies, tour operator companies, state tourism development corporations and various airlines carriers.

The Department is creating summer internship training opportunities to all the tourism management students once the students complete their forth semester examination in reputed travel agencies, tour operator companies, state tourism development corporations and various airlines carriers. Recently department had organized Online National Tourism internship workshop for all the students community in association with Gujarat Tourism development corporation.
Two days students National Workshop on Internship Training was conducted by the department. It is part of celebrating 75 Years of Indian Independence on the theme “Public Sector in Skill Enhancement of Tourism Students: Prospects and Challenges of Internship Training.” The workshop was conducted for a span of two days from 1st September 2021 to 2nd September 2021.
Ms. Gopi Vishrolia, the Karnataka Operational Head of Gujarat Tourism Corporation, was the speaker of the day. She began her talk about Gujarat Tourism which is a State Tourism Board and its many branches across India. She further explained the contributions of Gujarat Tourism in educating people especially students about tourism. She also emphasized that tourism is all about exchanging culture and being a helpful hand in promoting about the culture of different places and meeting people, understanding different mind-set of the people and to educate other and oneself.
Moving on to the main focus of the webinars, Ms. Gopi elucidated about the internship at their organisation and the interns who do their tasks with best ability. She emphasized that it is not just about earning from internship but about gaining the work experience and hard work. She mentioned that internship is not just about studying but about gaining practical knowledge. She further explained about the internship for youth in their organization and how the interns are trained and the intern are well trained to learn how to handle finance and account, how to do marketing promotion etc.


Value Added Courses

• Tourism Geography and Airline Ticketing

Faculty Profile

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Dr. Anila Thomas

M.A., PhD, NET

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Mr. Prakasha N

M.T.A., MA, PhD (Ongoing)

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Dr. Manisha Seal

M.T.A, MBA, M.Phil, PhD

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