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BTEC Travel and Tourism


The travel and tourism industry is one of the biggest and fastest growing sectors in the UK and our courses will help you develop the skills you need to start your exciting career. This course will equip you with the ‘whole package’ for a career – or higher level study – in travel, tourism and hospitality. From local to long-haul, from marketing to management, from event planning to eco-tourism – this is a varied and engaging programme enriched by off-site visits and guest speakers.

What will you study:

The World of Travel and Tourism

Global Destinations

Principles of Marketing in Travel and Tourism

Visitor Attractions

This will cover:

• The business of travel and tourism in the UK

• European and long-haul destinations

• Customer service • Marketing products and services

• Retail travel • Tour operations

• UK visitor attractions • Responsible tourism

• Preparing for employment in travel and tourism

Career options

• Marketing Executive

• Events Management

• Holiday Representative

• Hotel Manager

• Tour Manager

• Tourism Officer

• Tourist Information Centre Manager

• Travel Agent

• Customer service manager


This course is subject to the DfE confirming this is an approved course for 2022 Aspire and