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Tourism - Travel Services Management

Humber College - North
Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Tuition fee CA$17,589 per year

The fees are for the 2024–2025 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Humber’s Tourism – Travel Services Management diploma program is ideal for those who possess a genuine love of travel, exploration and adventure. The program will provide you with the experience you need to excel in this exciting industry including areas such as:

  • tour operations
  • travel agencies
  • tourist boards
  • adventure and eco travel
  • cruise lines, airlines
  • voluntourism
  • educational tour companies
  • sales and marketing

In order to best prepare for this dynamic industry, you will have several opportunities to travel internationally on both short duration trips and for full semesters abroad. In addition, several courses include local travel opportunities that give you hands-on experiences in a variety of tourism and travel products and adventures. In the Trip Planning course, you will plan and execute a travel experience. The program also includes extensive training with the most recognized software systems in the tourism industry and allows you to obtain the most industry-relevant certifications during your studies.

Fast-track program – Students that start in January will complete the program on a fast-track schedule. The first semester (January to April) is immediately followed by the second semester (May to August), resulting in a short summer break. Students enter Semester 3 in September, completing the two-year program in just 16 months.

Work Placement

Students will apply their skills and knowledge in the fourth semester in a seven-week (32 hours per week) unpaid work placement. Placement opportunities include positions with airlines, retail travel agencies, tour operators and destination management companies. You will practise and develop skills selling tourism products, as well as gain introductions to operations, sales and marketing.

Career opportunities

Our program is the launching pad to an exciting career in one of the world’s largest, most dynamic industries.

Establish your career in:

  • tourism product sales and marketing
  • customer service
  • operations
  • wholesale and retail reservations
  • product planning and niche tourism
  • tour conducting

In this industry, you will have the opportunity to work in Canadian and international markets with tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, destination management companies and other travel suppliers.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Provincial/National Certifications

Graduates of the program may choose to pursue the following provincial/national certifications:

  • Associate Cruise Program
  • Travel Industry Standards Certification (TICO)

The industry designations/certifications may require further courses, additional exams, related work experience and additional fees to qualify.

The Association of Canadian Travel Agents (ACTA)

This program is endorsed by The Association of Canadian Travel Agents (ACTA) and received a five-star endorsement from the Travel Industry Standards Certification (TICO).

Humber is a member of:

  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)
  • Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA)
  • International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE)
  • Adventure Travel Trade Associations (ATTA)
  • Tour Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

The program is associated with:

  • Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)
  • Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)
  • SKAL International – Travel Professionals Organization
  • Young Travel Professionals (YTP)

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States