B. Com -Travel and Tourism

B. Com -Travel and Tourism

Tourism is the world’s largest employer, accounting for more than 260 million jobs or 10.7% of the global labour force. Tourism in India is contributing around 5.9% of the GDP and providing employment to about 41.8 million people. It is an effective instrument for generating employment, earning revenues and foreign exchange enhancing environment, preserving culture and tradition thereby facilitating overall development. 
Mar Elias College introduced a three year Under Graduate Programme in Tourism – B. Com Travel & Tourism in the year 2012. It is functioning as part of Commerce Department. On the completion of the course the students are empowered to take up any job in Travel Tourism Industry. The course provides job opportunities for the students in Airlines, Hotels, Tour operations, Air Ticketing Agencies, Airports, Travel Agencies Event Management Companies etc.