Department of Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management
The Tourism and Travel industry has the ability to absorb large number of people. The Travel and Tourism industry, along with the related sectors, contributing to it is expecting to grow in leaps and bounds in the coming years. For this reason, we are imparting Tourism educational training to the learners. There are millions of job vacancies in tourism sector. Modification of the learners for the industry is our main objective. This course has the advantage of industrial trips, Tours, Industrial internships, where the learners get to know the real and practical practices and procedures applied in airlines and tourism sectors.
Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management
Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters) Regular Programme
Affiliated to I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 (Any Stream)
The core subjects of (Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management) focus on:
Tourism (Tourism Products and its components, Concepts of Tourism, Geography of Tourism, Travel
Agency & Tour Operations(Ticketing, Tour Guiding, Tour Packaging design and Travel Documentation), Event Operations)
Airlines(Airline Service and In-Flight Facilities)
Management(Human Resource, Service Marketing and Tourism Business)
To nurturetourism professionals by providing an overall and extensive exposure of tourism industry and prepare the students for immediate employment in the relevant industry.
To deliver an exceptional blend of Tourism and Travel Education.
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1: Tourism and Allied Sector Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of tourism and allied Sectors to the solution of complex Tourism management problems.
PO2: Problem Solving: Analyzing complex tourism problems and design applications to solve problems in the field of tourism.
PO3: Communication: Students will be able to communicate effectively by using national
and foreign languages both in oral and written form.
PO4: Management Skills: Students will be able to use management skills
and techniques in all routine managerial activities in all aspects of
businesses effectively and efficiently.
PO5: Destination Knowledge: Students become familiar with the techniques and approaches and apply the knowledge in the preparation of itineraries, travel blogs and
PO6 Emerging Trends: To understand the products and structure of the tourist industry and its contemporary business environment including the operation of the tourist market, current global tourism trends, issues and policies.
PO7: Research Knowledge: To obtain the understanding of undertaking qualitative and quantitative research as major independent work for the purpose of market study, trend and growth analysis, projections etc.
PO8: Advance Employability Skills: To enhance skills for future employability through activities such as seminar, industrial visit, internship, and dissertation.
PO9: Professional Ethics: To develop critical thinking abilities and a foundation of ethical principles to work ethically and professionally with people of diverse backgrounds.
PO10: Tourism Impacts: Investigate the impact of economic, socio-cultural and physical environments on tourism & hospitality Industry.
PO11: Modern tool usage: Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to obtain solutions in terms of tourism marketing and promotions
PO12: Legal Framework:To provide students with basic legal concepts and the Indian Legal Environment in which business is carried on.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)
PSO1: Students will be prepared for a successful professional and managerial career in the travel, aviation, hospitality, and events industries after completing the programme.
PSO2:In addition, the students learn how to perform market research and have a deeper understanding of tourist behavior.
PSO3: Students will be able to improve their language skills in English and French as a Foreign Language.
“NATIONAL TOURISM DAY CELEBRATED”
NATIONAL TOURISM DAY CELEBRATED
National Tourism Day, Jan.25 is celebrated every year in India to increase public awareness of the significance of the tourism sector and raising global awareness of the value of tourism in terms of its social, political, economic, and cultural contributions.
The day was celebrated by the students and faculty members of the Department of Tourism and Travel on January 25, 2023 in the campus.
Ms Amolak, HOD and Mr Vikas Rana a faculty member, addressed the students and explained in detail the importance of tourism sector for the Indian Economy.
In an interaction with the students, they informed them that India is one of the top tourists Attractions for visitors from all around the globe on account of its natural beauty and rich heritage.
The Vice Chairman Dr Akashdeep Singh in his message advised the students to work hard as they have a very bright future in tourism sector.
“Chef Kapoor club of Department of Hospitality organized Singing Competition on 2nd November 2022.”
“Chef Kapoor club of *Department of Hospitality organized the activity Would you Rather be Competition on 26th October 2022.”
“STUDENTS OF BTTM VISIT INDIAN TRAVEL MART”
“POSTER MAKING COMPETITION”
The Athithi club of the Tourism Department organised a Poster Making Competition on the theme of Navratri and Dussehra.
Students drew very creative and innovative posters
The winners of the competition were :
They bagged the first, second and third positions respectively.
Chef Kapoor Club of the Department of Hospitality held a Departmental activity, ‘Guess with the Action’.
Chef Kapoor club & Atithi club of Department of Hospitality organized the Departmental activity “Whats the Name Competition” on 21st Sept 2022.
Model Making Competition
Department of Travel and tourism has conducted Model Making activity on 18January2021 by using Zoom app. In these activity studentspresented models related to various famous tourist attractions and explained important points about them. Students participated enthusiastically and winners and participants both awarded with certificates.
The Group Discussion is an indicator of the confidence of a person as well as his/her ability to work in group. Students are seated in a semicircle, a topic is given and after about a minute or sothe group is asked to proceed. Often, aggressive and loud individuals may corner the discussion. There is usually a scramble to be the first one to speak.Dept of Hospitality & Tourism organizes Group Discussion among the Students as per scheduled Time Table weekly Activity.
An Educational Trip to Hyderabad
An educational tour to Hyderabad was conducted for the students to explore the rich heritage of the city .During the trip students visited, Salar Jung, Golconda Fort, Snow World and Ramoji Film City. The trip to Hyderabad was truly an enriching experience and enhanced the knowledge of the students.
World tourism day celebration
World tourism day was celebrated in which Students participated in various events and also show the culture of various states.
To explore the iconic city, an excursion trip on “Hop -on Hop -off ’’was organised. Students visited Partition Museum, Gobindgarh fort and military war memorial.
The Heritage Walk is a guided tour deep inside the narrow lanes and bye- lanes of the 400 years old city of Amritsar. To show the traditional town planning and architecture of Katras, Akharas, Bungas, Havelis and Hattis a heritage walk was conducted for BTTM Students along with state tour guide Mr. Gurjinder Singh Johal. This walk was an opportunity for the students to feel part of this beautiful, sacred, vibrating, Guru Di Nagari.
Head-Learning & Development, Taj Lands End, Mumbai motivated the students
Mr. Amit Suman, Head-Learning & Development, Taj Lands End, Mumbai interacted with students of Hotel Management and Airlines Tourism at Global institutes. He talked about industry leading processes of Taj and answered various queries of students.
Historical Visit To Gobindgarh Fort
A Historical trip was organized for ATHM Students at Gobindgarh The main objective behind this trip was to provide knowledge about the history and other attractions of Gobindgarh Fort. In this trip student covers main attraction of fort known as “Sher e Punjab” – In which they saw 7D show based on the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Then they visit “Toshakhana Coin Museum”- Having a replica of the Kohinoor as it was worn by the Maharaja. After that there was a great arrangement for refreshment for the students.
Mr. Arun Kumar Khanna Dy. Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Institute of Archaeology delivered a lecture on Heritage sites.
Tourism Quiz Competition
Tourism quiz competition was organized for the students to explore their knowledge .
Industrial visit was organized at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar, on 25th April 2016 for ATHM 2nd and ATHM 4th Semester.
4 days training in Travel Mart
World tourism day celebration
World tourism day was celebrated on 27th September, 2015. Students participated in various events and also show the culture of various states.
Visit to Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi
An excursion cum educational trip was organized for the students of B.sc ATHM to Anandpur sahib and Naina Devi.
An Educational trip was organized to GOA for ATHM and HMCT Students of Global Institutes.
An Excursion trip to F2 Raceway
An Excursion trip was organized to F2 raceway Ludhiana .At F2 raceway students performed various adventurous activities like Go-Karting, Jeep racing, Zorb Ball, Paint Ball, Carnival games, Sumo wrestling and various swings.
Management Fest was organized to discover the hidden talent of students .
Ad – Mad Show organized by Management Department
An AD-MAD SHOW was organized by Global Institute of Management on 28th September, 2015. The show was organized in order to meet the competition through creative & innovative advertisements. All the management students including MBA, B.Com, ATHM, HMCT participated enthusiastically in the show.
Guest lecture on Airlines & Hospitality Management
Mr. Kalra, General Manager and Mr. Wilson, Ops Manager, Ramada Hotel, Amritsar delivered a lecture on Airlines & Hospitality Management.
Guest lecture on “Future Prospects of Hotel Management and Airlines
Guest lecture on ” Future Prospects of Hotel Management and Airlines” was delivered by Mr. Rahul Rohit , General Manager, HK Clark Inn.
The communication skill training is provided to all our students in our ultra-modern communication skills and multi media lab for this purpose. Effective communication skills are a critical element in student career and personal lives.
Conference Hall: We have a ventilated and spacious Conference hall in our department. Where students are being updated by showing them presentations on regular basis.
Our departmental library has a huge collection of books, magazines of tourism industry, aviation sector and hospitality industry.
Front Office Lab
The learners are being trained for reception process, group handling, tourist greeting and welcoming in the front office lab.
Hospitality sector is one the main sub sector of the tourism industry. To maintain cleanliness, we are giving training to our students about the housekeeping.
Restaurant and fast food business is one of the main job offering sector in tourism, So we can’t ignore this, So we train our students for the restaurant and fast food outlet jobs,
Restaurant and fast food business is one of the main job offering sector in tourism, So we can’t ignore this , So we train our students for the restaurant and fast food outlet jobs,
Where you can work after the completion of this course:
There are millions of vacancies in Tourism and Travel industry, but they need professional and skilled people. There are not only private sectors that provide job in Tourism and Travel, but there are huge numbers of vacancies in government sector too.
Cabin Crew (Airhostess, Steward) Cargo Officers
Ground Operations, Chief Security Officers, Baggage Handling, Immigration officer and Reservation Officers
Travel Agencies and Tour Operators
Travel Planners, Tour Escort, Tour Designers, Tour Managers, Reservation Officers, Ticketing Executive, Travel Representative, Interpeters
Hotels and Restaurants
Front office Executive, Restaurant Manager, Housekeeping Manager, F&B Manager, Public Relations Officer
Teaching and Academic
Tourism Department, Indian Tourism Development Corporations (ITDC), Luxurious Railways, and Teaching.
Arranges specialty functions, develops programs, arranges staff, food, facility, decorations and entertainment.
Explains cultural, historical and natural features of site, develops programs, researches and writes articles and brochures.
Travel Media Specialist and Global Distribution Services Manager, Foreign Exchange