Travel and Tourism Courses through distance education
Bachelor of tourism studies (BTS) offered by IGNOU (www.ignou.ac.in). You could also pursue IATA courses through home study or through IATA’s authorised training centres. IATA (www.iata.org) study programmes are offered at four levels, one leading to the next. The highest level of training relates to opportunities in management and consulting. With BTS and IATA qualifications you will be well-equipped for attractive placements in the booming tourism and travel industry.
You could also write to the University of Mumbai, Garware Institute of Career Education and Development, Vidyanagari, Kalina, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, for details of the tourism and travel industry courses it offers. Distance education is useful provided you are able to maintain a regular study schedule. You must make it a point to finish the courses in the allotted time without seeking extensions.