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Old April 22nd, 2014, 02:47 PM
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As you want to get the syllabus and the career opportunities in MTA (Masters in Tourism Administration) so here is the information of the same for you:

Career Opportunities:
A few private organizations that offer travel and tourism candidates are:
Holiday consultants
Tour operators
Travel Agencies

Some of the government organizations operating under travel and tourism are:
Ministry of Tourism of Government of India
Chandigarh Industrial & Tourism Development Corporation
Directorate of Information, Publicity & Tourism
Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation
Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation
Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation
Karnataka Tourism Development Corporation
Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation
Tourism Development Jammu & Kashmir
Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation

Careers Opportunities after MTA:
Events manager
Government administrator
Hotel manager
Hotel service supervisor
Marketing manager
Policy maker/planner
Public relations officer
Recreation officer
Research officer
Sports administrator
Tour guide
Tourism manager
Transport administrator
Travel consultant

General Course’s syllabus

First Semester
Effective English Communication
Elective (Any two modules from the following)
Foreign Language (German / French / Japanese)
Geography of Tourism
Human Resource Development
Indian History Society and Culture
Planning and Management of International Tourism
Tourism Principles Policies and Practices
Tourist Products of Maharashtra

Second Semester
Marketing Principles and Practices
Financial Management
Hotel Management
Quantitative Method
Foreign Language (German / French / Japanese)
Organizational and Consumer Behavior
Management Principles
Business Policy and Social Responsibility

Third Semester
Public Relations, Promotion and Operations Management
Management of Travel Agency and Tour Operations
Ethical Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Tourism Business
Foreign Language (German / French / Japanese)
Field Trip and Viva – Voce

ELECTIVE (Any two modules from the following)
Adventure Tourism
Cultural Tourism
Destination Planning Development and Management Conceptual Framework

Fourth Semester
Contemporary Issues in Tourism
Tourism Products of India
Tourism Development, Evaluation and Control Measures
Management Information System and Computer Application

Specialization Electives (Any one specialization from the following)
Hotel Management
Travel Agency Management
Air and Surface Transport Management
Viva – Voce

MTA Reference Books:
ABC & OAG Guides, TIM Air Tariff
Business Communication Today by Boves Thill
Effective Business Communication by Murphy Hidderandt Thomas
Effective communication in tourist travel Industry by Robert T. Reilly
Encyclopedia of tourism management by PC Sinha
Human Resource Development Quarterly Journal of Administration by Briggs. B
Human Resource Development, Kly Concepts and skills by Beaumount P.B
Human Resource Management. A guide to personal practice in the Hotel and Catering Industry by Ricly M
Human Resources Management in the Hotel and catering Industry, by Boilla, M.J.
IATA notes
International Tourism by Negi Jagmohan
International Tourism Today by Colley G
International Travel and Tourism by Lundberg Donald
International Travel International Trade by Gray H. Peter
Man power planning, selection, training development, by Agarwal D.V.
Management Of Human Resource by Dwivedi R.S
Management OF Human Resources in Public Enterprises, by Shanker S.R
Managing Human Resources by Arun Monappa
Managing Human Resources, by Dwivedi Monappa
Potentials for Tourism of Developing countries by Davis H.D
TACT Rates & Rules Book Customs Act
The Economic and Social Impact of International Tourism in Developing Countries by Cleverdon Robert
The Future of the Future by Michalle John
The Geography of International Tourism by Ian M. Mately
The Tourism system an Inforoductory Text by Mill and Morrison
Tourism and International Balance of Payments by Lickorish I.J
Tourism Evolution Scope Nature & Organization by P.C. Sinha
Tourism, Past, Present and Future by Burkart and Medlik
Tourism, Principles and practices by Cooper and Fletcher
Tourism: Blessing or Blight by Young G
Travel agency and tour operation- concepts and principles by Jagmohan Negi
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Old January 31st, 2015, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: MTA (Masters in Tourism Administration)

M.T.A. Tourism Administration or Master of Tourism Administration is a postgraduate Travel and Tourism course.
The duration of course is 2 Years.

The applicant should have Graduate in any stream with 50% of marks. Relaxation of 5% in minimum marks required for admission to P.G courses to SC / ST / Cat I students is permitted.

Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.T.A. (Tourism Administration) degree course.

MTA colleges in India:

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
Jiwaji University, Gwalior
APS University, Rewa
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Christ College, Bangalore University, Bangalore
Pondicherry University, Center for Tourism Studies, Pondicherry
Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur

Employment Areas
Travel Agencies
Ministry of Tourism
Hotels, Airlines
Tourism Operators
Event and Entertainment Organizations
Cruise Liners

Job Types
Events Manager
Government Administrator
Hotel Manager
Hotel Service Supervisor
Marketing Manager
Policy Maker / Planner
Public Relations Officer
Recreation Officer
Research Officer
Sports Administrator
Tour Guide
Tourism Manager
Transport Administrator
Travel Consultant
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