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All about B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Course


All about B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Course

Last updated: 20 Aug 2020

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Few lines about Tourism

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation and pleasure, while making use of commercial provision of services. Tourism is a dynamic and competitive industry that requires the ability to adapt constantly to customers changing needs and desires, as the customer’s satisfaction, safety and enjoyment are particularly the focus of tourism business.

Few Lines about Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management is all about involvement and overseeing the daily administrative, operational and commercial establishments, hotels, cruise liners, shops, casinos, amusement parks and many other related businesses. From the big hotels to the smallest dining establishments, they are part of the hospitality industry. When you work in hospitality management your goal as the manager is to make your guests feel at home and ensure they have the most pleasant experience at your establishments.

Few lines about B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management

The B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 3-year undergraduate programme that is divided into 6 semesters. The course prepares the students to work in the catering and accommodation industries while tourism courses enable them to work in Good Managerial positions in tour agencies as well as an entrepreneur. The course also prepares the students to pursue academic study in business administration management and hospitality tourism fields.

Eligibility for B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management

The students who have finished their PUC or 10+2 in any stream from the recognised board are eligible to apply for B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Admission Procedures

The eligible students can take admission to B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management course by two modes of admission. The first one is merit-based admission and second one is direct admission.

Let’s discuss them in detail

1. Merit Based Admission

There are some reputed colleges that conduct institution-based entrance exams for admission to B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality course, such mode of admission is called merit-based admission. All the colleges have merit-seats and these seats are allotted to the students based on the entrance exam. The main idea of the entrance exam is to select the serious students from non-serious students of the group. The qualified students are allotted seats under merit quota. The fees are also nominal for merit seats.

2. Direct Admission

The students can also get admission to the B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management course by another mode called direct admission. Under this mode of admission, the students are given direct admissions to the desired colleges under management quota. The main advantage of this mode is the students are given special privileges and are not required to appear for any entrance exams to get admission to the colleges. Another important benefit is that the students are given an option to choose their desired colleges to study and book their seats in advance even before the college starts. The students interested in direct admissions are required to contact the Galaxy Educational Services for more details.

Course Curriculum

The students of B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality course will be studying the following subjects in their course duration

Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Principles of management and organisation Behaviour
2 Science of Tourism
3 Communicative English
4 Destination Mapping (India)
5 Business and Cost Accounting in Tourism
6 Human Resource Management
7 Tourism Products
8 Computer Applications
9 Destination Mapping (World)
10 Cultural Tourism
11 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
12 Personality Development and Presentation Skills
13 Business Communication
14 Tourism Impacts
15 Adventure and Wild Tourism
16 Hotel Management
17 Airlines Operations, ticketing and GDS
18 Event Management & Tourism
19 Travel Writing
20 Research Methodology in Tourism
21 Cargo Movement
22 Surface Transport Operation
23 Tour Operations and Product Development Management
24 Tourism Trends and Issues (Domestic & International)
25 Tourism Laws
26 Tourism Development and Government Policy
27 Entrepreneurship Development in tourism
28 Business Environment
29 Catering Management

Career and Scope

The increased demand in the hospitality management has created ample job opportunities for the skilled professionals. The B.Voc Hospitality and Tourism students can join various hotels, resorts and many other areas that are related to hospitality management. The students interested in higher studies can join different master’s programmes such as: MTTM, MHM, M.Sc Food Science, MBA hospitality administration and many other courses.

The students who are interested in teaching can join as lecturers in various colleges after they complete their masters in tourism and hospitality management.

Job Roles available after B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management

Some of the job roles available are:

  • Operations Manager
  • Ticketing Manager
  • Tour Operator
  • Tour Manager
  • Tour Coordinator
  • Tour Planner

Salary and Emoluments

The fresh B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management students can easily earn a salary of around 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs per annum. The experienced senior professionals will be earning around 5 lakhs to 7 lakhs per annum. The salary and emoluments depend upon the location and recruiters.

Top Organisations hiring B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management

Some of the top organisations hiring B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management are:

  • Thomas Cook
  • Travel Tours
  • ITC Group of Hotels
  • Taj Group of Hotels
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Hilton Hotels

Concluding Lines

The increase in market in the hospitality management and tourism sector has created new roles and responsibilities for the skilled students. The skilled professionals can find ample job opportunities across different sectors and verticals of the hospitality and tourism industry. The industry also pays them well with good growth career opportunities.

The students with passion towards hospitality and tourism can join the B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management course.

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