ETW Staff – Mumbai
Apeejay Institute of Hospitality (AIH), an initiative of the Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, is now an IATA authorised training centre in Navi Mumbai. It will offer the IATA Foundation Course in Travel and Tourism. This is a six months programme and the learning hours at the institute are six hours per week. The batches are both weekdays as well as weekends so that students from other disciplines and professionals can also take up the course. The eligibility for the programme is 10 + 2 / Undergraduate / Graduate in any discipline. On successful completion of the programme, the candidates will be awarded the International Certification from IATA, Canada.
AIH will offer excellent placements through campus interviews in international and domestic airlines, airport operations, travel agencies, tourism organizations, travel portals, airline back offices, hospitality and many more. The travel and tourism industry employs more than 200 million individuals worldwide, (source: IATA) in such diverse areas as travel sales, ticketing, hotel guest services and administration, nature reserve guides, cruise ship marketing, group sales, tour operations, packaging, niche as well as specialty travel sales and attraction management among others. Responsible travel and tourism aims to bridge cultural differences, fostering an environment which enriches our lives through the bringing together of people for leisure, family get-togethers, business and educational purposes.
The candidates will get to acquire the knowledge and skill to work in an ever growing industry that contributes to making the world a global village. The international travel and tourism industry is expected to grow more than double in size in next decade.
The IATA Foundation Course in Travel and Tourism is a comprehensive course to begin a career in travel and tourism industry. It is a global qualification that certifies that the candidate has achieved a certain level of professional competence. Facilities include air-conditioned class rooms, Audio Visual aids, access to library, internet lab and well equipped computer lab for GDS. The institute has full-time IATA qualified and experienced faculty.
IATA and AIH invite candidates to hop onboard and give wings to their career!