Hi, I have completed my Master's in Advertising and Public Relations, but now I want to pursue my career in Travel and Tourism in Canada. Should I go for a two-year Diploma course or a Master's?

Will it be difficult to get a visa as I'm changing my field?

Asked by Revathy Baiju almost 2 years ago

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Japjyot Singh

Japjyot Singh

Study Abroad Expert

One of the most well-liked tourist attractions worldwide is Canada. It is the second-largest nation. With the longest coastline on the globe, it is safe to say that there are many breathtaking natural sights. The demand for qualified specialists in the business has increased due to the travel industry's exponential growth since the border's global reopening. With a salary of CAD 23,000, travel and tourism schools in Canada are a great entry point into this field (INR 17,10,648).

Canadian Travel & Tourism Courses

  1. Diploma in Tourism: Travel Services Management
  2. Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts Management
  3. Diploma in Bartending
  4. Diploma in Culinary Management
  5. Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  6. Bachelor of Hotel and Food Administration
  7. Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Food Science
  8. MA Tourism Management
  9. MA Sustainable Leisure Management
  10. MBA in Travel and Tourism

The best universities in Canada for students interested in studying travel and tourism are listed below.

  1. Vancouver Island University
  2. Thompson Rivers University
  3. Humber College
  4. Niagara College
  5. University of Waterloo
  6. University of Guelph
  7. Dalhousie University
  8. Centennial College
  9. Royal Roads University
  10. Seneca College

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be older than 18 and have a minimum score of 60 to 70% on their secondary board test to qualify (can be more depending on the college).
  • IELTS overall score of six or above
  • In grade 12, English must be at least 60%.
  • There may be some exams where maths is required.
  • Some work or internship experience in the needed field

The annual cost of travel and tourism courses in Canada is between CAD 15,000 and 20,000. This amounts to roughly INR 9–15 lakhs annually. Different prices apply depending on the course type and the length of time.

People who have studied travel and tourism in Canada will be employed in various sub-industries. Among recent graduates in travel and tourism are these popular career categories:

  • Hotel Manager
  • Resort Manager
  • Service Tour Guide
  • Travel Planner
  • Tour Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Front Desk Officer
  • Guest Relations Officer
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Food and Beverage Server

All regions of Canada have travel and tourism opportunities. However, there is currently a shortage of labor. This means that people pursuing travel and tourism courses in Canada are less than the number of people needed in the market. 


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