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Diploma in Tourism Studies

Learn about the exciting career opportunities in the modern tourism industry with this free online course.

Publisher: Global Text Project
Alison's free online Diploma in Tourism Studies course will guide you through the career opportunities that await every qualified individual interested in starting a career in tourism. Tourism is of great importance in the modern economy of many countries and regions around the world, generating over one trillion dollars in revenue annually. By the end of this course, you will be have a much stronger understanding of the modern tourism industry.
Diploma in Tourism Studies
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    10-15 Hours
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This course will first discuss the history of travel. You will study ancient and medieval travel, renaissance and modern travel, and travel in the USA. You will then look into the factors that influence travel which include the modes of transport, accommodation, time, money, and motivation. You will study the career opportunities in airlines, on cruises, and in travel agencies. The course will also cover tourist attractions, tourist amenities, and transport systems.

You will then look into the different reasons for travel including traveling for pleasure and business travel. The course will discuss the different travel destinations, the appeal of warm climate and sandy beaches to tourists, and the three types of tourist cities including historic, modern, and hybrid. You will also study important, advertising methods and promotional campaigns. Finally, you will look into tour packages, retail travel agencies, and online travel services.

Tourism is an exciting and evolving industry to work in, with career opportunities all around the world. But all of these opportunities can be a little bit confusing, so it helps to have a strong understanding of the industry as a whole so you can navigate it a little bit better. This course will give you exactly the knowledge you need to start your career in tourism. So why wait? Get your journey started, today.

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