Algonquin College

Tourism – Travel Services

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Hospitality and Tourism (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program is accredited and endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies. Students are provided with the opportunity to develop employability skills for a successful career in the fast-growing tourism and travel industry by blending classroom theory with on the job training in Campus Travel; the on-campus travel service training facility. In addition, there is a two-week travel industry field placement. Students also benefit from tourism opportunities including mentoring, networking and exciting student travel activities.

Program content reflects current trends of the tourism and travel industry. Subject matter includes marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, sustainability in tourism, niche and group travel, customized vacation planning, world tourism geography, sales and customer service excellence. There is an emphasis on the practical application of industry software, experienced in our live APOLLO TRAVELPORT lab. This software is used universally in the travel industry.
URL:Tourism – Travel Services at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,305

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees
Careers:Travel CounsellorsAirline Sales and Service AgentsHotel Front Desk Clerks

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with the minimum in each component: Reading: 20, Listening: 20, Speaking: 20, Writing: 20

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 23, 2016