Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Develop your passion for travel or a future career in the tourism industry

The travel and tourism sector contributed 319 million jobs to the economy in 2018. Whether you’re planning a trip or looking to work in travel, on this course, you will explore key brands and trends in travel and tourism.

You will learn about the structure of the travel and tourism industry and how it operates. You will learn where people travel, how they get there, and what they do when they arrive. You will also explore hotel and hospitality business strategy, food, and how to harness the power of social media when travelling or working abroad.

What topics will you cover?

Eight industry sectors from the traveler’s perspective, including the structure of the particular sector, trends in the sector, and the kinds of careers available in each sector.

Finding Information and online information sources for trip planning.

Selecting a Destination.

Tools available for making Reservations.

Types of Transportation.

The Accommodations sector of the industry.

The Food sector of the industry.

The fast-growing “Experiences” sector.

The importance of feedback and social media.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for people considering a career in Travel & Tourism or starting a travel related business. The course is open for ten weeks; teachers and individual learners design their own schedules.

Who developed the course?

The Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP)

GTTP https://www.gttp.org is a project of Global Initiatives, Inc. https://www.globalinitiatives.org a non-profit organization established in 1996.