Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

 ‘For there to be the opportunity for future generations to benefit from the experience of travel, we have to plan for the future: developing human resources, optimising relationships with host communities, protecting the environment, preserving tourism assets.’ (World Travel and Tourism Council)

The travel and tourism industry is one the largest growing industries worldwide therefore during the GCE applied Travel and Tourism course students experience and become involved in a number of projects and tasks enabling them not only to develop their own skills but understand the increasing need for tourism organisations to become sustainable and responsible. 

Studying in a country which offers some of the most exciting travel opportunities in the world the students gain an insight into how to manage, market and sustain the environment around them. 

Students will take part in a  combination of academic and vocational work over two years. Students will study a wider variety of Travel & Tourism related topics from management to customer service, this will be assessed through coursework and formal examinations. 

The main topics studied are:

The Travel and Tourism industry

The Travel and Tourism customer 

European tourism 

Responsible tourism

Current issues in Travel & Tourism

Working in Travel & Tourism 

Students will have an opportunity to visit  a range of organisations and sites over the two years both domestically and internationally.