Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world. On completion of the course you will have developed management skills in:

  • Tour guiding
  • Travel agency practice
  • Communication and language
  • Information Technology
  • Business (marketing, human resources, management, enterprise development)
  • Business Planning/Project Management
  • Event management
  • Research methods.

An opportunity to study a unique travel and tourism management course in Kerry, Ireland’s premier tourism county. Students benefit from the wide range of tourism facilities and attractions in the area and the close links the college has with industry.

Recent Field Trips: the Dingle Peninsula, Bunratty Castle, Killarney National Park (Muckross House), Limerick and Thomond Park, Dublin (National Museum and Gallery), Glasnevin Cemetery, Newgrange and Guinness Store House.

Guest Lecturers: Key industry figures for example Mary Davis (Special Olympics Ireland), Tony Griffin (Author and Event Organiser) and John O’Connell (Aviation Expert).

Work Based Learning: Year includes work based learning where students gain full-time practical experience in a relevant workplace.

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Graduates can expect a wide range of employment options with career advancement opportunities to management in areas such as:

  • Tour operators
  • National and Regional Tourism Development Agencies (Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, community tourism groups)
  • Tourism marketing
  • Tour guiding
  • The airline industry
  • Major tourist attractions
  • Events management
  • Research and business development.

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