The course will give you an insight into the world of tour operations and package holidays, including; being a holiday representative; the hospitality industry, including hotels ranging from budget to luxury, as well as restaurants, coffee shops and bars; tourist attractions, from purpose-built theme parks to historic houses; the transport industry, including working at airports, on cruise ships and for airlines as cabin crew. You will develop your understanding of key business concepts including marketing, human resources and customer service. A range of study visits will broaden your experience of the industry. Please note that there is a pending specification update, which will have some examination content.
Where will it take me?
Successful students progress to higher education, studying International Tourism Management, Events Management or other related subjects. Others readily find employment in a wide range of businesses.