Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

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Duration: 5 semesters plus 8 week work term. Click here for specific start dates.
Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Applied Arts
Entrance Requirements: Please click here

Program Description

The Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program will immerse students into one of the most dynamic fast-paced industries on the globe. This CITC (Canadian Institute of Travel Counselors) endorsed program prepares students to work in various sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Students prepare to become professional travel counsellors while being exposed to tourist activities and opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry. The program provides exposure to all aspects of the industry including reservations, hotels, bed and breakfasts, marketing, etc. Students will participate in the CITC Knowledge Exam to begin the process of industry recognition early in their career. This industry standard examination is separate from course examinations required for the Diploma of Applied Arts from Academy Canada.

Program Courses

  • Automation – Apollo I and II
  • Bed and Breakfast Operations
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Communication Skills
  • Communication Technology and the Internet
  • Conversational French
  • Customer Sales and Service
  • Facility and Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Front Office Procedures
  • Human Relations and Ethical Issues
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
  • Keyboarding
  • Legal Guidelines
  • Marine Transportation
  • Meeting and Special Event Planning
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Destinations
  • Professional Travel Counselling I and II
  • Reservations, Fares and Ticketing I and II
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Restaurant and Food Service Management
  • Soft Tissue Injury: Back Injury Prevention
  • Special Needs Traveler
  • Standard First Aid
  • Student Success
  • SuperHost Atlantic
  • Tour Planning and Conducting
  • Tourism Industry Forum
  • Tourism Information Services
  • Tourism Public Policy Seminar
  • Tourism/Hospitality Marketing
  • WHMIS
  • Word Processing
  • Work Term
  • World Destinations I
  • World Destinations II

Employment Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality program, which includes a work term, graduates are qualified to work in a variety of travel, tourism, and hospitality related occupations, and are well prepared with the combined study of world destinations, tourism and hospitality courses as well as customer service and selling. Graduates may be eligible (depending on specific hiring practices) for employment in all fields of travel planning as well as tourism promotion and planning. A small sample of Academy Canada’s excellent employers include:

  • Best Western Hotel
  • Inn at Murray Premises
  • Travel Cuts
  • Sun Holidays
  • Provincial Airlines
  • Provincial Airlines
  • Air Labrador
  • Department of Tourism and Culture
  • Strawberry Hill Resort
  • Lynn’s Cruise Vacation
  • Travel Resource
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Gros Morne Resort
  • Fairmont Hotel Newfoundland
  • May Flower Motel
  • Air Transit
  • Legrow’s Travel
  • Holiday Inn
  • Chamber of Commerce

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