Travel & Tourism

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge needed for an exciting career in travel and tourism. Our location is ideal with excellent links to airlines, hotels, tour operators and Heathrow Airport, plus our courses provide fantastic opportunities including industry work placements, residential trips, guest speakers and lots more!

What’s it like in Travel & Tourism?

  • Our courses are specifically designed to prepare you for a fulfilling career in the travel and tourism industry, including roles as cabin crew, overseas holiday representatives, travel agents, airline customer service agents and business travel agents along with hospitality and event management positions. You can specialise in cabin crew, gaining practical skills in our mock aircraft cabin.
  • Take part in fantastic work experience opportunities with quality placements in industry. Many students are now working for British Airways and Virgin Atlantic as result of successful work placements.
  • All teaching staff hold an industry related degree and have extensive knowledge and experience of the industry.
  • Gain first-hand experience of travelling and visiting top tourism destinations during residential trips and visits, which have included Bournemouth, Edinburgh, Barcelona and New York.
  • Former students are currently working in travel agencies, as overseas holiday representatives and as cabin crew with Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and EasyJet.
  • Benefit from employer links with major companies such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Park Inn Hotel and Colette Worldwide Travel.
  • Many students have progressed into higher education on our HND Travel & Tourism Management or to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in various sectors including travel & tourism management, event management, airline or airport management at universities such as Bucks New University, Bournemouth University, University of Brighton and University of West London.

Find out more about what our Sport, Travel & Public Services students have been doing over the last few months. Please click here to view the latest STPS newsletter.

Want an insight to getting a career as a Cabin Crew? Click here to check our Travel & Tourism blog.

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Travel Tourism Flossi

Flossi

"All the lecturers are friendly and very helpful at all times. As most come from the industry they are able to offer excellent advice and knowledge within each course area. The facilities within the travel department are excellent especially the mock cabin which enables us experience and practise real-life work scenarios"