Distance Learning Programmes in Hospitality, Leisure & Sports

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Tourism and leisure includes all the economic and social activities associated with travelling experiences, recreation and the enjoyment of free time. Professionals in the field have the responsibility to maximize their clients' leisure experience, either through direct contact, or by efficiently managing the logistics and personnel involved in the leisure resorts or activities. They work in tourism and the travel industry, in organising various events or in sports and health centres.

Tourism and leisure professionals have a good understanding of sales principles, excellent communication skills and usually speak more than one foreign language. Most are also trained in events, hospitality or sports management, and even in business administration.

Combining the art of relaxation with the competencies needed to manage the tourist industry, tourism is a popular applied science profession. Typically, academic degrees in tourism, hospitality and leisure offer in depth management understanding, implementation strategies and even different languages. Examples of study programmes include: international tourism management and consultancy, attractions and theme parks management and leisure and event planning.

Some of the most popular careers in tourism and leisure include job titles such as travel agent, fitness instructor, hotel and resort staff or tour guide; opportunities stretch as far as restaurant management or transportation professional. A career in tourism requires people-oriented skills above any task related technical competencies.

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Suggested Online Programmes Tourism & Leisure

Certificate Travel and Tourism

If your desire is to go places literally and figuratively, then consider International Career Institute (ICI)’s Travel and Tourism course. Our course is designed to provide you with the skills you need to establish a career in the travel and tourism industry without going through many years of studying theories you may not really use in the workplace. What you will get is easy to understand lessons that can be completed without hitch.

Australia
Graduate Diploma Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

To survive in today's competitive environment, busy and ambitious professionals need wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise. With the ultimate flexiblility which our programme offers, you can advance in your career and still continue to manage other responsibilities in your life. London School of Planning and Management offers the Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality.

United Kingdom
Graduate Diploma Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

To survive in today's competitive environment, busy and ambitious professionals need wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise. With the ultimate flexiblility which our programme offers, you can advance in your career and still continue to manage other responsibilities in your life. London School of Planning and Management  offers the Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality program.

United Kingdom

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