Introduction to Travel Consulting

Code: TRAV1005

Course description

This course is the first scheduled stop on your tour of the travel industry where you will explore travel agency operations including the important role a travel consultant plays in providing comprehensive service to various client types. You will learn to interpret travel materials and navigate the rules that govern different modes of travel. You will discern the purposes and functions of specific travel documents, customs, consulates, tourist boards, and Canadian travel trade associations. You will delve into the costing and selling of holidays and tours and investigate industry trends specific to Canada and U.S. that will lead you in the direction of becoming a savvy travel consultant.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021. Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021.