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The field of tourism is continually growing and professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary are in constant demand. By furthering your education with tourism courses, you are taking the next step toward a successful career. There are tourism courses all over the world that offer professional development opportunities, certificates, and diplomas to help individuals and the tourism industry to take the next step toward excellence.

Requirements vary for tourism courses, some requiring a university degree, others requiring completion of secondary school education. Based on the area of interest, there are many tourism courses to fit the needs of everyone, some examples being certification in hotel management, hospitality certificate and diploma programs, event coordinator courses, tourism policy and planning, diploma in cuisine, and hospitality administration.

To learn more about the tourism courses that can help you advance in your career, browse through the options below or you can narrow your search using the search boxes above.

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Summer Academy

Glion Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks February 2018 Switzerland Montreux

Our Summer Experience courses are designed to introduce you to the essence of hospitality . [+]

Our Summer Experience courses are designed to introduce you to the essence of hospitality from getting hands on in the kitchen, to learning how to put an event together and expanding your knowledge of the luxury hospitality business through interactive workshops, industry field trips and extracurricular activities.

Our courses attract students from all over the world, so you’ll meet people from diverse backgrounds and make life-long friends while having an unforgettable summer.

One-week options Glion, Switzerland Bluche, Switzerland London, United Kingdom Marbella, Spain Two-week options 1 Week in Glion, Switzerland & 1 Week in London, United Kingdom 1 Week in Marbella, Spain & 1 Week in Bluche, Switzerland 2 Weeks in Bluche, Switzerland 2 Weeks in Marbella, Spain 2 Weeks in Shanghai, China 2 Weeks in Chicago, USA [-]

Rome - Tourism & Cultural Heritage Management

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 12 weeks January 2018 Italy Rome

Where better to study Business and Cultural Management than Rome, Italy? Just picture it: living and learning in a global city that balances a thriving tourism industry with a sustainable cultural heritage emphasis. [+]

Overview 12 credits. 12 weeks. $12,000. The Rome – Tourism & Cultural Heritage Management Program is part of our 12 for 12 for 12 programs. Where better to study Business and Cultural Management than Rome, Italy? Just picture it: living and learning in a global city that balances a thriving tourism industry with a sustainable cultural heritage emphasis. After all, Italy is home to more world heritage sites than any other country in the world, some of the most notable—Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Sistine Chapel, Pantheon—being in Rome. Enroll in four courses for a total of 12 credits to immerse yourself in tourism and cultural heritage management. From traditional cultural preservation to innovative business techniques, you’ll explore every aspect of this fundamental component of the global economy. Rome will also be your classroom. Can you imagine meeting for class at a museum, visiting cultural heritage sites, and attending guest lectures throughout the city? Our courses take advantage of the city’s many historical, artistic, and cultural sites. We want you to feel at home in Rome, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make sure you have the most authentic study abroad experience possible. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Rome City: Rome Country: Italy Program Credits: 12 credits (4 courses) Language of Instruction: English, Italian Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in... [-]

LRM Study Abroad Program

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Marbella, Spain
Campus Full time 20 weeks September 2017 Spain Marbella

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les [+]

Best Course Studies in Tourism 2017/2018. Hospitality Programs A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches Marbella for their Semester Abroad. In this program, students of hospitality management or business programs can be based here for 20 weeks and learn the Swiss approach to hospitality by taking up to five academic courses. One of the courses involves working in the different hospitality departments of Les Roches. Other benefits: Learn from highly-qualified and experienced international faculty Develop industry-relevant practical skills through experiential learning Develop cross-cultural communication skills: over 60 nationalities on campus Develop independence and leadership skills Improve foreign language skills Live abroad: experience a new environment RANKING Les Roches is ranked by industry hiring managers of luxury hotels among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career (TNS, global research, 2013). It is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of the leading US accreditation bodies. A UNIQUE PLACE TO STUDY HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Spain is one of the most welcoming places in the world, not surprisingly we find it’s ranked: 1st holiday destination, 2nd most visited country and 3rd with most hotel rooms, in the world. So when it comes to Hospitality Management, Spain knows how to do it! At Les Roches Marbella you will find a unique experiential-learning approach,... [-]

Airline Cabin Crew

Sharaf Aviation Services Academy
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

This course is ideal for young professionals looking to get a head start in the profession, introducing the skills and responsibilities expected by the world’s leading airlines. [+]

Description This course is ideal for young professionals looking to get a head start in the profession, introducing the skills and responsibilities expected by the world’s leading airlines. Special emphasis is given to customer service and procedures for handling unusual situations during flight, with the final module of the course giving useful tips for completing the recruitment process. Introduction to the Airline Industry Regulatory Context of the Airline Industry Organization Structures in Airlines Airport Transport and Flight Operation Flight Operation The Aircraft Cabin Theory of Flight and Altitude Physiology Crew Responsibilities and Cooperation Organization Structure and Board the Aircraft Communication on Board the Aircraft Cabin Crew Duties in Normal Operations Managing Abnormal and Emergency Situations Perspective on Air Transportation Safety Turbulence and Cabin Decompression Emergency Landing and Evacuation Medical Emergencies Onboard the Aircraft Medical Emergency Equipment Onboard the Aircraft Performing CPR, AED and Heimlich Manoeuvre Flight and Cabin Crew Incapacitation Dangerous Goods Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods Handling Dangerous Goods in the Aircraft Cabin Aviation Security Coordinated Efforts to Increase Aviation Security Unlawful Interference Customer Service and Interaction with passengers Creating a Customer Service Environment Serving Passengers with Additional Needs Airline Catering and Onboard Retail Services Organization of Airline Catering Serving Meals Onboard the Aircraft Cabin Crew Professional Development The Cabin Crew Professional and Life Style Choices Cabin Crew Professional Development [-]

Passenger Ground Services and Altea DC- Customer Management

Sharaf Aviation Services Academy
Campus Full time Part time 80 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 1 more

Learn what it takes to work at one of the airline industry's most visible airport positions and obtain the skills you need to provide assistance and related passenger services at the check-in, gate and concourse of your airport. [+]

Best Course Studies in Tourism 2017/2018. Description Learn what it takes to work at one of the airline industry's most visible airport positions and obtain the skills you need to provide assistance and related passenger services at the check-in, gate and concourse of your airport. The course is designed to complement the training requirements outlined in the IATA Airport Handling Manual (AHM), the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and the IATA Passenger Services Conference Resolutions Manual (PSCRM) Introduction to Airport & Airline Ground Operations The Airport as an Operational System Airline Ground Operational Requirements International Passenger & Baggage Carriage Regulatory Framework Camputer Reservations and Departure Control Systems Function The Computer Reservations System The Departure Control System The AMADEUS System Check-In Procedures for Passengers and their Baggage (Airport & Off-Site) Passenger Acceptance Baggage Acceptance Arrival and Transfer Services Conditions of Carriage, Boarding Procedures and Close-out Messaging Conditions of Contract for Carriage of Passengers and Baggage Passenger Boarding Procedures and Flight Close-out Messaging Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations International DG Regulatory References Restrictions and Limitations Classifications, Packaging, Marking and Labeling Dangerous Goods Emergency Procedures Managing Passenger Interactions Importance of Customer Service to the Business Handling Passenger Interactions Efficiently Aviation Security Requirements for Passengers and Baggage ICAO International Conventions Passenger & Baggage Security Procedures The Passenger and Baggage Reconciliation Procedures Bomb Threats and Responses to them Enhanced Passenger Facilitation Purpose of Advance Passenger Processing CUSS, CUTE, CUPPS Roles of PGSAs in a Fast Travel Program Future in the Industry Your future... [-]

Fundamental Skills in Journey Pricing and Ticketing

Sharaf Aviation Services Academy
Campus Full time Part time 70 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 1 more

You will develop new skills through practical exercises and with the support of reference materials to become the travel professional your customers trust. [+]

Description Interpreting fare rules and e-ticket data elements is key to satisfying and retaining customers. With the abundance and complexity of today's fare options, travel customers expect you to provide a service that is accurate, quick and affordable. This course teaches the language of fare construction and fare rules so you provide your customers with the best advice and the lowest fare for their air itinerary. You will develop new skills through practical exercises and with the support of reference materials to become the travel professional your customers trust. Introduction The passenger Air tariff Training Extract Essential terms IATA Resolutions in fare construction IATA geography and global indicators IATA areas and sub-areas Routings Pricing units Fare selection Children and infant fares Single segment surcharges One way through fare construction Round and circle trip fare construction Single segment Q surcharge Taxes, fees and charge Special fares Consolidator and Net fares Documents Interpretation of data elements in standard traffic documents Electronic miscellaneous documents Ticketing The electronic Ticket Currency Currency Rules Neutral units of construction (NUC) Conversion of the NUC amount into local currency Payments Credit Cards Billing and Settlement Plan [-]

Foundation in Travel and Tourism

Sharaf Aviation Services Academy
Campus Full time Part time 80 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai + 1 more

Study the basics of the travel and tourism industry and understand what it takes to become a successful travel agent. [+]

Best Course Studies in Tourism 2017/2018. Description Study the basics of the travel and tourism industry and understand what it takes to become a successful travel agent. Improve your customer service and sales skills in order to better advise clients about when and where to travel based on their needs. Learn how to provide the best flight, accommodation and tour options, and how to ensure clients fulfill all necessary travel requirements. The Travel and Tourism Industry and the Travel Professional Business Requirements and Commercial Skills Geography in Travel Planning Marketing and Selling Travel with Geography Travel Formalities Travel Documents The Travel Information Manual (TIM) Air Transport Essentials Airline Products and Services Important to Passengers International Air Transportation Regulations Land Tranport: Introduction to Rail Products Rail Products Around the World Land Transport: Car & Camper The Car Rental Industry Hotels Products and Services Water Transport: Ferries and Cruise 1 Cruising: A Growth Industry Tour Packages 1 Tours and Tour Components Tour Booking Conditions and Limitations of Liability Serving the Travel Customer Customer Service and Technology Fundamentals in Air Fares and Ticketing IATA Geography and Global Indicators Fare Selection OW Through Fare Construction Round Trip and Circle Trip Fare Construction Ticketing Taxes, Fees and Charges Children and Infant Passengers Special or Promotional Fares Consolidator and Net Fares Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) Global Distribution System (GDS)- AMADEUS / GALILEO / SABRE [-]

Russian for Tourism Industry

Derzhavin Institute
Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment Russia St. Petersburg

This course type comprises 10 afternoon lessons in a mini-group. The course could be taken only in combination with [+]

This course type comprises 10 afternoon lessons in a mini-group. The course could be taken only in combination with the Standard group course. This course is geared towards the needs of wide range of professionals involved in the tourism industry (receptionists, front-desk personnel, shop assistances, hotel managers, etc). Russians are more and more interested in the main European tourists’ destinations. And since an average Russian tourist doesn’t have a great command of foreign languages, it’s getting really important to those who work in the travel industry to be able to communicate in Russian. The course covers the most frequent situations in a hotel and summer and winter resorts. Based on the authentic materials and rich in real every-day conversations this course will help you become more efficient in your job. - Minimum admission age: 16 - Course starts: upon request - Minimum course duration: 1 week - Levels available: block 1 A 2.2 - B 1.2, block 2 B 2.2 - C 1.1 - Timetable: Mon-Fri, 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m. (Standard group course). Mon-Fri 13:30 – 15:00 - Number of students per class – 3-5 (min. 2) Additional mini-group afternoon course "Russian for Tourist Industry" Block 1 (levels A 2.2. – B 1.2.) Maximum duration 2 weeks Topics: - hotel services - in the airport - ski resorts - in the restaurant and shopping Price per week: 150 euro Block 2 (levels B 2.2. - C 1.1.) Topics: - company presentation (hotel sevices) - arrival and departure, excursions -... [-]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Fares International - Beginners

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 80 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Fares International – Beginners Certificate from the external provider. [+]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Fares International - BeginnersCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Fares International – Beginners Certificate from the external provider.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent.     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.     It is recommended that learners have relevant occupational experience.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 80 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThe Short Programme in Fares International - Beginners introduces you to the world of the travel industry. By using extracts from selected industry publication, learners will be taught how to price and document various itineraries, according to the customer's requirements.... [-]


Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Fares International - Advanced

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 80 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Fares International - Advanced Certificate from the external provider. [+]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Fares International - AdvancedCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Fares International - Advanced Certificate from the external provider.Entry Requirements    Successful completion of Fares International - BeginnersCourse DurationThe programme duration is 80 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThe Short Programme in Fares International - Advanced has been designed to give you a thorough understanding of fare construction principles. It builds on the Fares International Beginners knowledge with step by step stages of new principles of fare construction, which enables you to calculate and recognise more complex fares.... [-]


Course in Tourism - Ticket Reservations and Booking (Galileo)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 80 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive a Galileo Certificate from the external provider. [+]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Ticket Reservations and Booking (Galileo)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive a Galileo Certificate from the external provider.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent.     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 80 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroGalileo provides global distribution system (GDS) services for the travel industry through its computerised reservations systems, leading-edge products and innovative, internet-based solutions. Galileo is a value-added aggregator of travel inventory, dedicated to supporting its customers and, through them, expanding choices for travellers worldwide.... [-]


Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Billing and Settlement Planning

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 30 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Billing and Settlement Planning Certificate from the external provider. [+]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Billing and Settlement PlanningCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Billing and Settlement Planning Certificate from the external provider.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent.     It is recommended that learners have relevant occupational experience.     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 30 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroBilling and Settlement Planning is a system designed to facilitate and simplify the selling, reporting and remitting procedures of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Accredited Passenger Sales Agents, as well as improve financial control and cash flow for Billing and Settlement Planning Airlines. A truly worldwide system: at the close of 2009, there were 86 Billing and Settlement Planners, covering more than 160 countries and territories serving about 400 airlines, while gross sales processed amounted to USD 191 billion.... [-]


Course in Tourism - Short Programme in Cruises

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 48 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive the Cruise Academy Certificate in Cruises. [+]

Course in Tourism - Short Programme in CruisesCertificationUpon successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive the Cruise Academy Certificate in Cruises.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent.     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 48 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroBe the first in the travel industry to learn about the exciting world of International Cruises from 4 star plus mega ships, that have a passenger capacity of 2000 – 5400, premium luxury mid-size ships to the ultra-luxurious 6 star cruise lines. Learn all about the ports of call they visit and “off-the-beaten-path” destinations like The Galapagos Islands and the enchanting Greek Isles. This programme allows learners to expand their travel knowledge, with regards to destinations, cruising terminology, interpreting deck plans, selling cruise packages and sourcing information from the cruising power information site. By registering for the Short Programme in Cruises, learners will discover what makes a cruise holiday the best repeat business. Become a cruise specialist and be one step ahead in the travel industry.... [-]


Swiss Professional Degree in Hospitality Management

SSTH Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality
Campus Full time 6 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Chur

SSTH offers an attractive English language hospitality management program that has achieved Swiss federal accreditation. Our Swiss Professional Degree is designed to fulfill the demanding government regulations for the elite league of nationally recognized higher education institutions. [+]

SSTH offers an attractive English language hospitality management program that has achieved Swiss federal accreditation. Our Swiss Professional Degree is designed to fulfill the demanding government regulations for the elite league of nationally recognized higher education institutions. Professionals with strong people skills, intercultural competence and entrepreneurial thinking are in high demand in the international hospitality industry. An essential feature of the skill-based management training at SSTH is the focus on bringing together business and practical thinking into action. Being highly motivated, responsible and self-dependent are requirements for this rigorous training. After completion of the Swiss Professional Degree, continuing on with the prestigious Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management, designed by Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, is also an option. Curriculum Semesters 1 & 2 From cooking and service, to reception and housekeeping – the first two semesters focus your training on the operational side of the industry. Semester 3 During a six-month paid internship in Switzerland at a hotel or restaurant of your choice, you will bring your newly acquired knowledge and skills into the real world. Semester 4 Delve deeper into the fundamentals of management - not only in theory but also in practice: for instance, you’ll design the restaurant of your dreams and run it for a week in our on-campus restaurant. Semester 5 During this management internship in Switzerland or abroad, you’ll be able to put the fundamentals of semester four into practice. Semester 6 Your entrepreneurial skills are enhanced further through intensive training in your chosen... [-]

Courses Travel and Tourism

Keyin College
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Saint John's Stephenville Grand Falls Carbonear Burin Marystown Gander + 5 more

The Travel and Tourism program offered at Keyin will train students in the many facets of the industry. It is designed incorporating guidelines established by ACCESS – the national organization that recommends curriculum guidelines for national certification of Travel Counsellors. The program provides exposure to many aspects of the industry including travel counselling, airlines, reservations, hotels, sales, and marketing. [+]

Best Course Studies in Tourism 2017/2018. The Travel and Tourism program offered at Keyin will train students in the many facets of the industry. It is designed incorporating guidelines established by ACCESS – the national organization that recommends curriculum guidelines for national certification of Travel Counsellors. The program provides exposure to many aspects of the industry including travel counselling, airlines, reservations, hotels, sales, and marketing. Students are prepared to work in one of the fastest growing sectors in Newfoundland and Labrador. The curriculum content of this program covers many subjects and will provide the students with the skills necessary to gain employment in various fields. They will be eligible for employment in travel agencies, airlines, hotels, tour operations, tourism marketing agencies, tourist attractions and car rental agencies. Academic Admission Requirements: High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met: Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application; Applicants have been out of school for at least one year; Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests; Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained. [-]