Hospitality - Travel and Tourism Management, Online

The hospitality industry offers a serious career path for individuals with meticulous attention to detail and a focus on customer service who want to put their mark on the guest experience.

A PTI Associate in Science Degree in Hospitality Management Administration offers a Travel and Tourism Administration concentration that will train you for a number of positions in the hospitality industry. Career paths include careers in hotels and resorts, convention services, casinos, travel services, real estate development projects, and restaurants.

Key Benefits

  • At PTI you will benefit from courses in Hospitality Supervision and Meeting and Event Planning.

  • You will learn from faculty who have worked in the industry and will share real-world experiences.

  • You will learn the dynamics of the SABRE Global reservation system

  • You will learn the details of both international and domestic travel.

  • PTI has an extensive staff of career services professionals to assist you in starting your career in the hospitality industry.


More about this program

Key Skills
Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information
  • Key Skills

    In the PTI Travel and Tourism Program you will learn key skills such as:

    • Sales and customer service
    • Computerized Reservations
    • Destination Geography
    • Request for Proposal preparation
    • Scheduling
    • Planning and organizing special events
    • Marketing
    • Resort Management
    • Hospitality Accounting
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • Teamwork skills
    • Purchasing
    • Cash Handling
    • Automated office procedures
    • Using the SABRE reservation system to maintain records, price itineraries, and complete boarding passes.
    • Booking accommodations and rentals
    • Using industry reference materials
  • Certifications

    • Travel and Tourism Management students learn the SABRE and Advanced SABRE Systems

    PTI is a member of the National Restaurant Association, the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (EI), the Greater Pittsburgh Hotel Association, and Skal, an international hospitality organization.

  • Courses


    • Computer Applications
    • Destinations
    • Food and Beverage Management 1 (EI)
    • Hospitality Supervision (EI)
    • Introduction to the Hotel and Casino Industry
    • Introduction to Reservations


    • Business Law
    • Dynamics of Tourism
    • Global Distribution Systems 1 and 2 SABRE
    • Hospitality Accounting (EI)
    • International Travel
    • Marketing and Selling the Travel Product
    • Meeting and Event Planning
    • Spreadsheet Applications
    • Tourism and the Corporate Environment
    • Travelogue Presentation


    • Career Development
    • Critical Thinking
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Effective Speech
    • English Composition 1 and 2
    • Leadership Principles *
    • Principles of Mathematics
    • Psychology *
    • Steps to Career Success 1, 2, and 3

    * Course can be replaced by another approved general education course.
    EI Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association

  • Employment

    PTI Travel and Tourism Management graduates are prepared for entry-level positions at:

    • Hotels
    • Restaurants
    • Travel Agencies
    • Airlines
    • Food & Beverage Companies
    • Property Management Companies
    • Uniform Service Companies
    • Casinos
    • Resorts
    • Country Clubs
    • Hospitals
    • Community Health Centers
  • Careers

    As a student of PTI Online, you can tap into all fo the support you would expect at a well-respected career school. Our Career Services Department is staffed by experienced career advisement professionals with contacts and connections across the coutnry. Companies that have previously hired PTI graduates include:

    • AAA
    • American Express
    • BCD Travel
    • Disney World
    • Exceptional Adventures
    • Express Jet
    • Greater Pittsburgh Travel
    • Here to Serve Travel
    • Hyatt Place
    • Olsen O'Leary Travel
    • Residence Inn by Marriott
    • Visit Pittsburgh

    Some employers may require a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

  • Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information

    For graduation rates and other important consumer information regarding this program, please click on the link below:

    United States Department of Education Gainful Employment Data

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