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1 Q. What qualifications route did you take to realise your career? I took an HND in Travel and Tourism, which I converted into a degree. That enabled me to work for a tour operator, initially in the sales team answering calls and selling products, then working in more

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Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: Flying start

  A documentary television series based at London’s Heathrow Airport would not seem the most obvious medium to inspire a career choice. But BBC show Airport did exactly that for Southwark College student Nabila Nanfuka. Nabila is studying for a Travel and more

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Italian for Travel

Next start: 01st May 2015

Price: £45.00 £40.00

Where: London

Planning your next holiday? Want to say more than Buongiorno and Grazie? Join this short course and learn the basics of this beautiful...

Diploma in Travel & Tourism (Level ...

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Price: £575.00 £460.00

Where: Online Course

Tourism industry is on the boom, offering great career opportunities around the world. Course Details BOLC Diploma in Travel...

Diploma in Travel & Tourism

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Price: £560.00 £462.00

Where: Online Course

Course Details BOLC Diploma in Travel &Tourism will provide you a strong foundation for starting a career in this highly lucrative...

Diploma in Travel & Tourism

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Price: £560.00 £450.00

Where: Online Course

Course Details BOLC Diploma in Travel &Tourism will provide you a strong foundation for starting a career in this highly lucrative...

Travel - SKILLS TESTING

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Price: £30.00 £7.50

Where: Online Course

This assessment measures your ability to listen to information through a headset and then key in the name and address data on the screen. ...

Holiday Rep Course

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Price: £399.00 £199.00

Where: Online Course

The course is delivered online through 18 interactive training modules and assumes no prior knowledge of the industry.  The course allows...

Holiday Rep Certificate Online Cour...

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Price: £149.00 £75.00

Where: Online Course

Holiday Rep Certificate is the industry’s leading online course for people who want to work as an overseas Holiday Rep. Developed by...

Passport to Holiday Reps Course

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Price: £311.25 £249.00

Where: Online Course

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Holiday Reps qualification. Whether you're looking to go on to further education,...

Sabre Comprehensive GDS

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Price: £220.00 £195.00

Where: Online Course

This online training is a full working view of the Sabre reservation system which consists of airline reservations and automated fares...

Tourism Management Course (Level 3)

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Price: £386.25 £309.00

Where: Online Course

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Tourism Management qualification. Whether you're looking to go on to further...

Tourism II Online Course

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Price: £499.00 £399.00

Where: Online Course

Gain comprehensive knowledge of the tourism industry Tourism is a strong and evolving industry. Unlike in the past decades when travelling is...

Galileo Comprehensive GDS

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Price: £220.00 £195.00

Where: Online Course

This online training is a full working view of the Amadeus reservation system which consists of airline reservations and automated fares &...

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Awarding organisations

  • Institute of Travel & Tourism
  • Association of Business Executives
  • Founded in 1973 by Macmillan publishing, the Ford Motor Company, 3M, the MoD and Unilever, the Association of Business Executives (ABE) provides management training for professional bodies. ABE qualifications provide a framework for you to progress through successive levels as you develop business skills and knowledge.  These qualifications are recognised by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). ABE is recognised as an awarding body by the UK’s Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) and similar international bodies.  

  • Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality
  • Established in 1982, the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) provides training courses for the travel and hotel industries. Their training has been continuously updated over the last 30 years to ensure contemporary relevance, meaning that CTH is one of the leading membership and awarding bodies in the UK for qualifications offered in this fast growing sector. Progression routes are offered in tourism, travel and hospitality at a range of qualification levels such as Certificate, Diploma and Graduate Diploma. CTH is Ofqual-approved and has strong links with high-profile organisations such as Virgin Atlantic, Marriott Hotels and Star Alliance.

Related careers: Tour Operator Manager

Tour managers work for tour operators, and are responsible for organising and accompanying tours. They make sure all the travel arrangements for a group of tourists run according to plan and that the accommodation, meals and service are satisfactory. Most tour managers work on coach tours that can last from between two or three days to over a month, but they may also work on tours by rail or cruise ship. They join the party of tourists at the start of their journey, welcome them, and announce details of the travel arrangements and stopover points. Throughout the journey they may...more