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Travel, Tourism and Hospitality


Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Duration: 5 semesters plus 8 week work term
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Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Applied Arts

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

Entrance Requirements

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