Programme Overview Tourism & Travel Management

March 6, 2021 Off By admin

Govt. Degree College, Kullu (HP)

Name of the Department                                            Tourism

Year of Establishment                                                            1999   

No. of Teaching posts Sanctioned                             01       

No. of Teaching Post filled                                        01

No. of vacant Teaching post                                      00       

Faculty

Sr. NoNameQualificationDesignationExperience
1Dr. HiramaniM.Com, MTA, Ph.DAssistant Professor4 years

BA IN TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT (ANNUAL SYSTEM)

(w.e.f Academic Session 2018-19 onwards)

YearCourse TypeCourse CodeCourse TitleCredits



1st Year
CompulsoryEnglish Hindi/ MIL-16
CompulsoryEnglish Hindi/ MIL-26
CoreTTMC102Tourism Resources of India6
CoreTTMC101Introduction to Travel and Tourism Management6
DSC- 2AGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
DSC-2BGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
AECCHindi / English4
AECCEnvironmental Science4



2nd Year
CompulsoryEnglish Hindi/ MIL-36
CompulsoryEnglish Hindi/ MIL-36
CoreTTMC201Travel Agency & Tour Operations6
CoreTTMC204Tourism Organizations & Associations6
DSC- 2CGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
DSC-2DGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
SEC-1
(Choose and one)
TTMC202Tourism Marketing
4
TTMC203Tourism Logistic Support Services
SEC -2TTMC205Field Tour (Compulsory)4



3rd Year
CoreTTMC301Tourism Guiding/ Escort Services6
CoreTTMC306Leadership Development Program6
DSC- 2AGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
DSC-2BGeography, Economics, Phy Education, Sanskrit6
SEC-3
(Choose and one)
TTMC302Accounting Skills for Tourism Business4
TTMC303Transport Service in Tourism
SEC-4
(Choose and one)
TTMC307Skilling for Media and Journalism in Tourism4
TTMC308Hotel & Resort Management
GE-1
(Choose and one)
TTMC304Researching for Hospitality & Tourism Management6
TTMC305Tourism Impacts
GE-2
(Choose and one)
TTMC309Writing Skills for Tourism6
TTMC310Project Work
Total Credits132

Department of Tourism

Government Degree College, Kullu

Program Objectives

The main objectives of BA Tourism programs are as:-

            1. To make student aware about the tourism and different activities related to tourism.

            2. To make student aware about the different tourism products of India (in the world too       upto some extent)

            3. To provide knowledge about the cultural heritage of India. 

            4. To make students familiar about the different formalities for opening a travel agency,            hotel, home stay, camping site etc.

            5. To educate student to start their own tourism related enterprises.

            6. To educated students to join in travel agency/ tour operator jobs.

            7. To train students for future tourism studies like MTTM.

Program Outcomes

This tourism degree provides a vast knowledge for learners. After competing it some students opts for higher education in Tourism as MTTM, some joins travel agencies, hotels etc. Some students goes towards mountaineering education (practical) as they do Basic, Advance and Methods of instructions courses from different Mountaineering institutes of India.  The tourism degree in BA is divided into three years. These are as follows:-

1st Year

TTMC 101: Introduction of Travel and Tourism Management: – This subjects deals with basics of Tourism which includes types, forms and definition of Tourism, Demand and Supply in tourism, tourism typologies, cite and airport codes of tourism interest.

TTMC 102: Tourism Resources of India: – This subjects deals with different available man – made and natural tourism resources of India. It includes National Parks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, fairs and Festivals cuisines etc.

2nd year

TTMC 201: Travel Agency and Tour Operations: – This subject provides the inclusive knowledge about how a travel agency and tour operator work. It also discusses about the different formality requires for opening of a travel agency. 

TTMC 204: Tourism Organizations & Associations: – This subject covers the information about the different travel related originations of the world. It also deals with the adventure tourism business and the case studies of different mountaineering institutes of the India.

TTMC 202: Tourism Marketing: – This subject focuses on the marking part of tourism products. It provides useful information that how one can pitch their products in the market and earn their livelihood.

TTMC 205: Field Tour: – Field tour as a compulsory part of the degree provides practical knowledge of present tourism industry. It is the platform where student can learn many aspects of industry like how to book a railway ticket, how to book a room in hotel, check-in formalities, dining table disciplines, payments related issues and many others. At the end of the tour as students are required to submit a report on different part of the tour. 

3rd Year

TTMC 301: Tourism Guiding/ Escort Services: – This subject deals with guiding and Escort aspects of travel industry. The study of this subject covers different type of guides, escorts, their behavior, body language, communication skills etc. if also focuses on the training related formalities of guides.  

TTMC 303: Transport Service in Tourism: – Under this subject’s student learn about different types of transport available to tourists and natives too. Railway ticket booking is also a part of this subject where students are trained to make online railway ticket bookings.

TTMC 306: Leadership Development Program: – As a compulsory nature of paper Leadership Development Program focuses on outdoor travel skill development of the students. Under this paper a minimum 10days trekking is organized to different locations where students learn about some basic aspects of mountains like tent pitching, tent folding, cooking, cleaning of trek route, basic rock climbing, rappelling, knot making, map reading, do and don’t in mountains and other.

TTMC 308: Hotel & Resort Management: – This subject provides useful information about hotel and resort industry of today’s tourism world. It includes information about different categories of hotels and resort, registration formalities’ of a hotel, resort, camping site, home stay, bed and breakfast site etc. 

TTMC 305: Tourism Impacts (GE):- Tourism has both positive and negative impacts on to economy, nature, socio – cultural, cultural, educational level etc. This subjects focuses on such issue that how one can tackle these. The main aim of this subject of to maximize the befits of tourism and minimize the negative impacts.

TTMC 310: Project Work:-  Projects work improves the research and analytical skills of a student.  Under this course each students has assigned separate topic related to culture, heritage, adventure tourism, spiritual tourism, eco tourism, sustainable tourism etc. Project contains vast study about specific areas (which are assigned to students). Project contains interviews about study area, questionnaire in relation to study topic. In the end each student submits a detailed report about the project.

Course Outcome

The tourism degree in BA is divided into three years. Each year student learns about different aspects of tourism.

Outcome of First Year

In the first year of the Tourism BA study a student learns about what is tourism and how it is different from other professions. It this year student learns about the different man –made and natural tourism products of India.

Outcome of Second Year

In the Second year of the Tourism BA study a student learns about travel agency and tour operation. After completing second year student is able to start a travel agency, make good itineraries with their costing, brochure designing etc.

Outcome of Third Year

In the Third year of the Tourism BA study a student learns about guiding business in tourism, hotel and train ticket booking formalities etc. After completing last year of their BA Tourism degree a student is able to book a train ticket, hotel room. Students can also start their own camp sites, adventure tour operation and hotel units.

Subject Specific Outcomes

BA Tourism degree consist Field tour and LDC as special courses where students visit the places and learn the basic of practical travel industry. Under paper No TTMC 205 Field tour firstly learns about how to design an itinerary, than its costing, than booking and then final execution of the tour. During the tour students are responsible for making bus booking for site seeing, arranging monument entry tickets, sometimes arrangement of accommodation at certain places too. In the end of the tour students have to submit a detailed report of the tour.

Paper No TTMC 306 Leadership Development Camp deals with the trekking and mountain skills of students. Under this course student learns about how to live at a place for 7-8 days without electricity and other modern facilities. This course is designed to make student aware about the practical trekking training, to tackle with different jungle and mountain hazards etc.  

Program Specific Outcomes

After completing the degree student are able to start their own trekking travel business and they

also can run the educational tour program to different colleges or schools.   

Student Progression (2017-2020 Batch)

Sr. NoStudent NameRoll No Organisation
1Anmol Mahant1170520063MTTM, PU
2Nikhil Sharma1170520446MTTM, PU
3Sunita Bodhbb1170520739MTTM, HPU
4Udai1170520792MTTM, HPU
5Abhishek Ktoch1170520857Own Business
6Mukesh 1170520414Own Business
7Vishal Pathaina 1170520580Own T/A
8Mahender1170520363Own TA
9Ankita1170520061T/A Job
10Shalin1170520676Hotel Job
11Vishal1170520825Own café

Activities

  1. Educational tour of the duration of minimum 10 days is a part of BA, Tourism course curriculum under papers no TTMC 205.  
  2. Leadership Development Camp (LDC) is a part of Tourism course curriculum under papers no TTMC 306. The duration of this course is 10days.
  3. Tourism department organizes World Tourism Day on 27 Sept each year.
  4. Now we are going to establish a Tourism Club in the college with all tourism students.