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MBA Tourism Management: Course Details, Admission, Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Jobs & Salary

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 21 Oct, 2021
Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
30 K-5.5 L INR annual
Exams Accepted

About MBA in Tourism Management

MBA in tourism management is a 2 years post-graduate level masters course which deals with the business aspect of the Tourism Industry. The tourism industry is flourishing in India and if the economy maintains its current growth, the sector of tourism management is expected to grow with the increasing purchasing power of individual Indians.

The graduates of MBA in Tourism Management generally work in Hotels, Hospitality Industry, International or national food chains, catering industry etc. The graduates from MBA in Tourism Management can get lucrative offers for working in offshore projects and can handle high profile clients. The admissions in these courses are generally taken by institute level entrance tests. Any graduate with a bachelors degree can join this MBA course in Tourism Management Specialisation.

MBA in Tourism Management Syllabus


Tourism Politics and the Organising of Tourism

Tourism Products of India

Tourism Planning, Policy and Development

Destinations and Destinations Development

Attractions and Attractions Development

Sustainable Tourism Development

Tourism as a Product

Travel Patterns and Tourist Behaviour

International Tourism and Trends

Information Technology for Tourism

Transport Management

Travel Agency Management

Business English

Fundamentals of Computers

Accounting and Finance Management

Business Communication and Personality Development

Human Resource Management

Accommodation Operations (if the course offers Hospitality Management)

Food and Beverage Management (if the course offers Hospitality Management)

Tourism Marketing

Geography and International Tourism

Tourism Concepts and Impacts

History of Tourism

Tourism Economics


MBA in Tourism Management Career Options and Job Prospects

An MBA and Tourism Manager Graduate have a lot of opportunities open in front of their careers, this growing sector is creating many jobs day by day which are well paying. Many national and multinational recruiters are hiring from the pool of MBA Tourism Management graduates which include organisations like ITC, Hyatt, Mariott, MakeMyTrip, Air Asia, Yatra, Goibibo, IndiGo, Travel Corporation of India, State tourism boards, Sahara Global etc. Some of the job roles in which, the candidate can get hired at are,

  • Tour Manager

  • Hotel Manager

  • Visa Executive

  • Tour Guide

  • Event Manager 

  • Operations Executive

  • Reservations Executive

  • Travel Counsellors

  • Destination Manager

  • Ticketing Assistant

  • Sales Manager

This sector generally pays graduates between 3.5 to 9 lakhs per annum but exceptionally good people can get a hike up to 12 lakhs per annum. The self-employment opportunities in this sector are also immense. Many people prefer to open their own travel agency which does not only provide a good scope for a start-up but also generates employment.

FAQs about MBA in Tourism Management

I want admission in MBA in Tourism Management. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Delhi University Arts , Gitam School of International Business Entrance Test , Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test , Kerala Management Aptitude Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in MBA in Tourism Management courses.

What are the top colleges offering MBA in Tourism Management courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Hotel Management courses : CHTS Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Tourism (Lucknow) , Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (Chennai) , Sadhana Centre for Management and Leadership Development (Pune) , Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (Panipat) , Chitkara School of Hospitality (Chandigarh). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer MBA in Tourism Management or not.

What is the average fee for the course MBA in Tourism Management ?

The average fee for MBA in Tourism Management is INR 7,00,000 per year.

What are the popular specializations related to MBA in Tourism Management ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) are : Knowledge Management , Values & Ethics , System Management , Banking, Financial Services & Insurance , Event Management.

What is the duration of the course MBA in Tourism Management ?

MBA in Tourism Management is a 2 year course.

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