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Diploma in Tourism Studies


Diploma in Tourism Studies

Diploma in Tourism Studies

Learn more about the travel and tourism industry.


Students: 5,257
Course Description

Tourism is a major global industry worth over one trillion dollars in revenue annually and it is an important part of the economies of many countries and regions around the world. With huge markets such as China yet to reach its full potential, the tourism industry will continue to grow in importance.
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The first part of the course describes the formation of the tourist industry as well as outlining its sectors and employment opportunities. The next part of the course explains the needs of both business and pleasure travellers. Following this, the ways that tourism businesses/destinations can market themselves effectively is described. The final section explains how the travel industry packages and sells tourism products through retail and online channels. This free Diploma course will be of great interest to all tourism professionals who would like to learn more about the growth and importance of the tourism industry. It will also be of great interest to all learners who are interested in a career in the tourism sector.

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Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course the learner will be able to: - Describe how historic travel patterns led to the formation of the modern tourist industry; - Outline the sectors of the tourist industry and the employment and career opportunities it offers; - List the main priorities of business and pleasure travelers and the ways in which travel destinations can appeal to both groups; - Explain how travel destinations and tourism businesses can effectively market and promote themselves; - Describe the role of tour wholesalers, travel agencies and online travel services in packaging and selling tourism products.


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Module Title
Module 1: History of Tourism
Module 2: Modern Tourism
Module 3: Tourism Industry - Career Development
Module 4: Tourism Industry - Sectors
Module 5: Diploma in Tourism Studies - First Assessment
Module 6: Travel Patterns
Module 7: Tourism Destinations
Module 8: The Fundamentals of Tourism Promotion
Module 9: Tourism - Generating Sales
Module 10: Tourism - Retail Travel Sales
Module 11: Diploma in Tourism Studies - Second Assessment
Module 12: Diploma in Tourism Studies - Final Assessment

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Course Title Diploma in Tourism Studies
Course # 678
Course Publisher Global Text Project
Course Category 25
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Course Description  Tourism is a major global industry worth over one trillion dollars in revenue annually and it is an important part of the economies of many countries and regions around the world. With huge markets such as China yet to reach its full potential, the tourism industry will continue to grow in importance. The first part of the course describes the formation of the tourist industry as well as outlining its sectors and employment opportunities. The next part of the course explains the needs of both business and pleasure travellers. Following this, the ways that tourism businesses/destinations can market themselves effectively is described. The final section explains how the travel industry packages and sells tourism products through retail and online channels. This free Diploma course will be of great interest to all tourism professionals who would like to learn more about the growth and importance of the tourism industry. It will also be of great interest to all learners who are interested in a career in the tourism sector.
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Release Date 30th December 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments No
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Ahmed A. Sultan Russian Federation The course is rich with information. 2014-12-16 11:12:39
  • Jotham John Maata Culango Philippines Congratulations! You are now certified in “Diploma in Tourism Studies”! You can acquire your certificate, badge and transcript from here. Just finished the course, Thank you Alison for the wonderful learning experience! 2014-10-06 21:10:31
  • Angela Myoaung Myanmar It is a great module to study!!! 2014-10-02 10:10:46
  • Allen Effeh Nigeria I think diploma in tourism is the basis and foundation of anything one wants to do that has any connection with tourism. It is the very foundation in which every tourism concepts is built on. 2014-09-30 16:09:07
  • Abid Fazal Pakistan this is best way to improve my professional careers 2014-09-06 12:09:07
  • Chilando Simundi Zambia This course helps people to know more about the way life is 2014-08-27 22:08:31
  • Chilando Simundi Zambia Diploma in tourism studies is a good way of understanding the natural resources that surround us.this course is also a great deal of bringing income to ones country coz of travelling tourists. 2014-08-27 22:08:04
  • George Kinuthia Kenya The course is very wide and enlightening. I Learned a lot and enjoyed very bit of it. 2014-08-26 12:08:48
  • John Agwu Nigeria Very good course . Am enjoying the contents. i hope to have a certificate award from your reputable organisation 2014-07-29 18:07:35
  • Aungthu Win Myanmar Today, tourism industry is developing day by day.I am glad to study this course. Thank you. 2014-07-18 05:07:27
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