Tourism - Travel Services Management

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Program Code: 1824

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

Credential: Diploma

Program Type: Post-secondary program

Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters (2 year diploma)

Start Date: Fall, Winter

Location: Progress Campus

Email: hospitality@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2569

The School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts proudly presents the Tourism - Travel Services Management program. One of the most significant aspects of the tourism sector is the travel industry enabling both inbound and outbound tourism experiences around the globe. Through the Travel Services Management courses in this offering, students will gain the skills they need to find launch fulfilling careers. 

Tourism HR Canada, a labour market intelligence organization, identifies that by 2030 the Canadian tourism industry is expected to climb to more than $293 billion in goods and services revenue. And, even if individuals and corporations plan their travel online, there is still a heavy dependence on skilled workers behind the scenes to make essential connections and relationships to sustain this global distribution network. 

Demand for graduates from this program is so significant that it has been designed to be delivered in a fast-track model in only three consecutive semesters with an integrated industry field placement.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-160/161 College Communication 1 Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
HTAP-102 Introduction to Hospitality Accounting Progress Campus
TRAV-100 Dimensions of Tourism Progress Campus
TRAV-111 Destinations 1 - Western Hemisphere Progress Campus
TRAV-112 Wholesale Tour Operations Progress Campus
TRAV-114 Accommodation & Ground Transportation Progress Campus
TRAV-125 Selling Cruises Progress Campus
TRAV-224 Industry Automation - Apollo Progress Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-170/171 College Communication 2 Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Progress Campus
TRAV-122 Destinations 2 - Europe & Africa Progress Campus
TRAV-126 Career Planning and Placement Strategies Progress Campus
TRAV-127 Introduction to Computing Progress Campus
TRAV-202 Sales and Marketing for the Travel Industry Progress Campus
TRAV-215 Airline Automation - Sabre Progress Campus
TRAV-216 Travel Agency Operations Progress Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
TRAV-201 Call Centre/Customer Service Progress Campus
TRAV-203 Business Management for Tourism Progress Campus
TRAV-204 Groups and Incentives Progress Campus
TRAV-212 Domestic & International Tariff & Ticketing Progress Campus
TRAV-223 Destinations 3 - Asia & The Pacific Progress Campus
TRAV-225 Tourism and Travel Field Placement Progress Campus

Program Highlights

  • This Travel Services Management program features exclusive experiential learning opportunities in our state-of-the-art facilities including a restaurant, cafe, four operational hotel suites, culinary and bake labs, and our newly renovated active call centre.
  • Students receive Apollo and Sabre computerized airline reservation system training.
  • Travel Magement Services program students will be exposed to volunteer opportunities at major events in and around Toronto.
  • Students have an option to partake in an international field trip that provides practical exposure to all aspects of travel.
  • CITC student membership and annual Students in Travel conference will be included.

Accreditation

Please Note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College.  In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.

Career Outlook

  • Sales and marketing coordinator
  • Travel counsellor
  • Tourism consultant
  • Ticketing agency
  • Tour operator
  • Cruise line recreational coordinator

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,767.00 $939.00 $3,706.00
International $12,400.00 $2,134.00 $14,534.00