Travel and Tourism Course
Do you have a passion for travel? Do you wish you could be the mastermind behind unforgettable dream vacations? Perhaps you enjoy learning about the culture and history of all parts of the world, and experiencing local cuisine and festivities. Then QC’s Travel and Tourism course is the perfect choice for you.
You’ll be provided with training in the history of travel, geography, cruise and tour booking, accommodations, transportation and more. You’ll soon have the skills to create unforgettable vacations that your clients will talk about for years to come. When you graduate, you will qualify as an International Travel and Tourism Consultant and receive the ITTC™ certification.
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Your Professional Certification
International Travel and Tourism Consultant
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll receive our International Travel and Tourism Certification (ITTC™). This certificate shows you have successfully completed our training and will reassure future clients and employers that you can successfully meet their expectations during the process of planning a dream vacation.
When you graduate, you’ll be able to use the initials ITTC after your name.
How the Courses Work
- Introduction to the world of travel
- The history of travel
- A travel professional’s skills profile
- Common work duties
- A travel professional’s income
- Industry terminology
- Connecting with clients
- How to create the perfect trip
- Assessing your clients’ needs
- The different types of traveler
- Finding your niche market
- Advice for a smooth trip
- Booking tours, cruises and airfare
- What to expect at the airport
- Special considerations when flying
- Factors affecting the cost of a flight
- Issuing tickets
- Renting a car
- Traveling by train
- Booking accommodation
- How to read a map
- Geographical features
- How climate affects tourism
- Changing time zones and using the 24 hour clock
- Working with clients and suppliers
“The United Nations World Tourism Organization estimates that the worldwide travel and tourism industry is worth over $900 billion each year. With such immense market opportunity, your services will be in constant demand.
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Review a detailed course outline here.
You’ll receive everything you need to complete the course including lesson texts, course guides and video tutorials on DVDs. You’ll also have lifetime access to the Online Student Center where you can access electronic copies of your course materials, submit assignments, chat with peers, and review your evaluation from your tutor.
Receive a beautiful wall map that you can hang up in your office along with your course materials!
Ready to Get Started?
If you’re organized, have a passion for traveling, and enjoy meeting new people, a career in the travel and tourism industry could be right for you. Enroll today and take the first step towards a better future—one where you are excited to go to work.
Plus, when you enroll with QC you are never alone. We are here to support you every step of the way to help you reach your goals faster.