A career in travel means working for one of America's top employers
today – the travel and tourism industry! Worldwide career opportunities
abound! Some of the many interesting careers available in this $580 billion
industry, including working for an airline, cruise line, or for a tour
operator, convention organization, hotel or resort. There are also careers
in the areas of car rental companies, rail services, motor coach/bus lines,
government tourist boards and, of course, travel agencies. For people with a
creative flair, other options include pursuing a career as a travel writer,
brochure designer or photographer.
Why take Travel 1122: Introduction to World Destinations?
To be successful in the travel and tourism industry, it is very important to
know destinations around the world, where they are located and how the
culture of the countries are varied. And this three-credit course is just
the beginning! From here you can continue to take classes at the College of
DuPage in the Travel and Tourism
Department until you finally reach your goal of earning a degree or
certificate. The degrees are the Travel and Tourism Professional, A.A.S.
Degree and the Meeting and Event Planning, A.A.S. Degree. The six
certificates include Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism, E-Travel and
Tourism, Travel Geography Specialist, Travel and Tourism Professional, Tour
Escort, and Meeting and Event Planning.
Travel and Tourism is a "people" industry. Come join us!