Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Management is a four-year degree designed to create tourism and hospitality industry leaders providing management knowledge, technical skills and insights that are needed to be professional in the tourism world.
A 6-month work placement/internship in the final semester year gives invaluable industry experience. The course thoroughly explores the links between various aspects and segments of tourism, while a flexible approach gives the opportunity to focus on tourism and hospitality.
BTTM delivers the skills necessary for professional engagement across diverse fields of tourism from strategic destination development through to designing and delivering memorable visitor experiences.
A high level of industry engagement is central to the four-year degree. Field trips to many significant tourist destinations and attractions gives the chance to experience theory in practice and learn directly from owners, managers, experts and specialists.
BTTM degree is awarded after the completion of 126 credits. The course has been designed in such a way that graduates of BTTM will be able to work in different areas and positions within the tourism industry. The degree is concerned with the management of different institutions or businesses, such as resorts, hotels, airlines, attractions or historic sites.
Knowledge that is crucial to success in the tourism industry – analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and research and communication – is embedded in a curriculum that offers specialist core subjects and specialised electives.
The BTTM course has been designed to prepare the students to enter the hospitality industry as middle management level employees/managers/trainers and to serve in the travel and tourism sectors. It is a four-year fulltime semester system course designed to produce a professional human resource for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal. This program explores the wide variety of services provided by today’s travel and tourism industry while developing the business knowledge and skills required for success in the private and public sector of tourism.
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to:
The objective of the program is to enable the students to work as competent middle level managers and to meet the demand of Tourism Industry. They also should be able to function as a supervisor in other areas such as business, industry and government and non-government sectors. The core objectives of the program are:
|BTTM 311||Principles of Management||3|
|BTTM 312||Fundamentals of Tourism||3|
|BTTM 313||Introduction to Hospitality Management||3|
|BTTM 315||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BTTM 316||Travel Service Operation Management I||3|
|BTTM 321||Tourism Economics||3|
|BTTM 322||Computer & Information Technology||3|
|BTTM 323||Business Communication||3|
|BTTM 324||Language I (Chinese/French/Spanish)||3|
|BTTM 325||Travel Service Operation Management II||3|
|BTTM 326||Adventure Tourism||3|
|BTTM 331||Language II (Chinese/French/ Spanish)||3|
|BTTM 332||Managerial Accounting for Travel and Tourism||3|
|BTTM 333||Sustainable Tourism Development||3|
|BTTM 334||Tourism Products Development||3|
|BTTM 335||Culture and Heritage Tourism in Nepal||3|
|BTTM 341||Business Finance||3|
|BTTM 342||Tourism and Environment||3|
|BTTM 343||Tourism Geography||3|
|BTTM 344||GDS (Global Distribution System) Ticketing||3|
|BTTM 345||Entrepreneurship Development in Tourism and Hospitality||3|
|BTTM 351||Tourism Law||3|
|BTTM 353||Tourism Policy, Planning and Development||3|
|BTTM 354||Tour Guiding||3|
|BTTM 355||Human Resource Management for Travel and Tourism||3|
|BTTM 361||Marketing for Travel and Tourism||3|
|BTTM 362||Air Cargo Management||3|
|BTTM 363||Event Management||3|
|BTTM 364||Organizational Behaviour for Travel and Tourism||3|
|BTTM 365||Peace Tourism||3|
|BTTM 371||Strategic Management for Tourism||3|
|BTTM 372||Destination Management||3|
|BTTM 373||Statistics and Research Methodology||3|
|BTTM 374||Crisis and Disaster Management in Tourism||3|
|BTTM 375||Airlines Operation Management||3|
|BTTM 381||Industrial attachment/ Internship Report 12||3|
|BTTM 382||Project Report||3|
GCI is equipped with the infrastructures and facilities that are required for the teaching/learning environment and for the growth of the students. The features can be categorized as
Evaluation will be conducted by internal assessment with 50 percent by continuous assessment and 50 percent through end-of-semester examinations. The breakdown of allocated marks for internal assessment will be specified in the university regulations. A student is required to pass the internal and external evaluations independently. The final grade awarded on the basis of his/her consolidated performance in both internal and external evaluations.
In each Semester the faculty members are responsible for the course and they evaluate the academic performance of students in each course offered. The academic performance of the students will be judged through:
Continuous In-semester evaluation
The Continuous In-semester evaluation of the student will be made by the concerned faculty member in any or a combination of:
Workshop and seminar
Case studies and group discussion
Quizzes and oral test
The Bachelor program in Hospitality and Travel & Tourism program is tailored made to serve the needs of the bright young persons who have completed twelve years of education and are looking for an education in travel and tourism management profession or towards higher education in the related field.
This program is open to students with diverse educational backgrounds including, humanities, science, arts and management. However, being a program with challenging curricula and content, it is accessible mainly to those students who have excellent academic record and high potential for success. Accordingly, candidates for this program are carefully screened through a selective admission test process.
A candidate for being eligible for admission to the degree course in bachelor’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management shall have passed 12th Standard Examination (H.S.E.B. 10+2) from any stream with English as passing subject and has secured 45% marks at 12th standard.
Every eligible candidate has to pass the entrance test to be taken by the College.
On behalf of Global College International, I am so pleased to welcome you to the college and also 2021 academic year. We feel glad to have you with us and we appreciate all the intellectual and creative energy you tend to bring with you on our joint mission and that is to exert maximum of our educational caliber toward excellence. This is that I in my capacity as a coordinator of BTTM promise to stand on your side; giving my best to execute best educational process which shall be dedicated to nurturing you with advance academic knowledge and also learning that shall result from practical translation of knowledge into skills.
GCI has gained a significant niche in recent years due to the passionate commitment to excellence and diversity that have been noted to play instrumental role to modernizing Bachelor of Travel and Tourism not only as a course of academic excellence but also as a learning avenue for professional and career endowments.
I feel proud to assert that our faculty members are experienced and industry based. Affiliated to Mid-Western University, the academic communities of the university and other stakeholders have started recognizing GCI us the best college for Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Management in Nepal.
As students, you are integral part of our college, and we value your active learning participation and knowledge contributions. At this moment hence, I really would like to urge you to set goals for your academic journey linked with your future professional career and to take advantage of all that our college has to offer. You are the reason we are all here—and we want to help you make the most of your time with us.
My faculty members, administrative staffs, senior batches (#Fabulous1st and #Sensational2nd) and I look forward seeing you in the college. We are glad to have you as part of GCI family.
I wish to see you a successful & ‘Thriving 3rd’ Batch.
Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Management
Global College International
|I||Hiking/ Hotel Visit||Graphic Designing||Poster Presentation|
|II||Rafting/ Language Lunch||Airlines Ticketing||Tourism Brochure Designing Competition|
|III||Trekking/ Heritage Walk||Communication Workshop||Inter College Tourism Quiz Contest|
|IV||Geographical Tour||Customer Service||Tourism Expo|
|V||Guide-a-tour||Digital Marketing||Tourism Craft Competition|
|VI||Cargo Office Visit/ International Tour||Content Writing/Blogging||Photography Contest|
|VII||Peak Climbing/Airlines Visit||Soft Skills|
|Tourism Ad. Competition|
In Nepal Travel and Tourism industry is the first highest foreign exchange earner. Career in Travel and Tourism industry offers limitless opportunities to students. This industry provides careers with airlines, hotels, travel agencies, tour operators, Cargo agencies, tourism departments, transport companies, NGOs/INGOs, banks etc.
With the growing demand of professionals, it has become necessary to take formal training from any recognized travel and tourism institute. Many companies prefer to hire students who have completed travel and tourism courses.
A degree in travel and tourism is must for jobs in government offices, tourism departments, airlines etc. Academic course like BTTM helps to get wide variety of jobs in managerial level in the industry.
The basic requirement for admission in BTTM undergraduate level is higher secondary education with minimum of second division (i.e. 45% of CGPA 1.8). Students from any academic discipline with English as a paper can apply for admission.
BTTM is aimed at clearing concepts of students related to ticketing, reservations, tour packages, customer service and much more. Upon successfully completing of these courses, you will get a certificate of completion, which help students in finding excellent placements in a reputed company.
BTTM is a four-year course divided into eight semesters with internship in the eighth.
Internships can be done in any tourism and hospitality related agencies, associations and institutions. International internships are also available
There are lots of opportunities available for students in travel and tourism industry. In travel and tourism industry there is job prospects exist in both public as well as private sector. In the public sector, one can find excellent job in the government tourism departments. On the other hand, in the private sector student can find employment in a travel agencies, hotels, airlines, transport and cargo companies etc.
Travel and Tourism industry is mainly concerned with giving services to people who are going away from home, either on business trip or on a vacation. This industry work area involves dealing with customers, providing ticketing and money exchange facilities, arranging visas, making reservations, providing tourist guides and all-important details that are needed.
Customer service representatives, reservation representatives, flight attendant, meeting planners, cruise assistants, cruise support staff, cruise directors, corporate travel consultant, Holiday consultant, corporate travel manager, home-based agent, tourist guide, money changer, district sales manager, deputy general manager, director of operations, director of sales and marketing, guest services manager, counter clerk, director of tourism, information officer, director of event services, event coordinator, incentive travel specialist, tour coordinators and many more.
Yes it is easy to open a travel agency fulfilling the due procedure of the nepal government. You can also work as an independent agent with an agency.
Pay scales mainly depend on the company, city, position etc. As a trainee in travel and tourism industry you can expect a starting salary of Rs.7000 ?Rs.10, 000 per month.
Travel and tourism industry in Nepal is booming and will continue to show impressive growth rates. The tie-ups of private airlines with foreign airlines have increased the flow of domestic and foreign tourists in the country. The tourism statistics shows the increasing number of tourists in Nepal and outside, each passing year.