Travel and Tourism Management

90% Employed in Field

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 degree in Hospitality Management 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 can select from two key Hospitality Programs that can prepare you for a number of careers in the industry.

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

  • PTI Hospitality students research, plan and visit a tourist destination where you will get behind the scenes experience at interesting travel sites.

  • Students prepare a Travelogue presentation showing highlights from their familiarization trips.

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


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Key Skills
Tuition, Loan Debt & Graduate Information
  • Employment

    PTI is proud to have a 90% employed in field rate for our 2013 graduates with a Degree in Travel and Tourism.

    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
    • Resorts
    • Country Clubs
    • Hospitals
    • Community Health Centers
  • Key Skills

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

    • Using the SABRE reservation system
    • Cooking accommodations and rentals
    • Marketing
    • Sales and customer service
    • Planning and organizing special events
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • Guest registration and check – out procedures
    • Scheduling
    • Team work skills
    • Emergency planning
    • Automated office procedures
    • Destination Geography
    • Computerized Reservations
    • Security and loss prevention management
    • Rail and Motor Coach Reservations
    • Resort Management
    • Request for Proposal
    • Tour Operations
    • Hospitality Accounting
    • Cash Handling
  • Certifications

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

    PTI is an academic partner with the National Restaurant Association and the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (EI)

  • Courses


    • Computer Applications
    • Destinations
    • Hospitality Supervision (EI)
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introduction to Hospitality
    • Introduction to Reservations


    • Financial Accounting 1
    • Dynamics of Tourism
    • Global Distribution Systems 1 and 2 (SABRE)
    • 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

  • Careers

    PTI offers a comprehensive Career Services Department with a dedicated staff who will assist you in your career search. Companies that have previously hired PTI graduates include:

    • Walt Disney World
    • Hyatt Regency
    • Marriott
    • Red Roof Inn
    • Residence Inn
    • Treesdale Golf & Country Club
    • MainStay Suites
    • Iron Bridge
    • Holiday Inn
    • Eat'n Park Hospitality Group
    • Hampton Inn
    • 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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