• Department of Tourism
  • Department profile

    The academic programmes of the Department of Tourism Management have been designed as combination of both tourism theory and practices. Apart from the conventional lecture methods it’s a unique blend of experiential learning enhancing the candidates for wholesome development. The tourism department has been doing commendable work in imparting value added and innovative tourism, travel and hospitality studies. The curriculum is designed with distinctive programs which are relevant to contemporary and participative requirements. It also fosters entrepreneurial dexterity and delivers solutions to the industry that are sustainable, responsible and pragmatic. Nearly two decades the department has been geared to nurture women professionals and actively supporting the tourism industry by successfully transforming knowledge into practice

    Vision

    • Nurture skilled human resources for Travel and Tourism industry and allied services through education, training and research.
    • Set up a Comprehensive knowledge hub for students to become a successful tourism professional or entrepreneur.

    Mission

    • Equip the students with professional and Managerial Excellence.
    • Design and develop the curriculum through periodic industry-academic interface.
    • Inculcate economic, environmental, Socio-cultural responsibility among the students to develop quality human resources for tourism industry and its allied services.
    • Enhance research and development in Tourism and allied sectors.

    Genesis and Growth

    • 1996 – Introduction of UG programme as B.Sc Tourism and Hospitality under the Faculty of Home Science
    • 2000- The program has been transferred to Faculty of Business Administration as BTM(Bachelor of Tourism Management)
    • 2007- Nomenclature changed to BBA Tourism
    • 2010- Introduction of PG programme-MTA as UGC innovative programme for the period of 2010 to 2015
    • 2015- MTA Nomenclature changed to MBA Tourism and Travel Management as per UGC Gazette July 2016
    • 2015- Introduction of M.Phil and Ph.D in Tourism Management

    Objectives

    • Disseminate knowledge about travel and tourism industry.
    • Offer expertise to functionaries at all levels.
    • Facilitate cross cultural learning and gain practical exposure to Tourism Resources.
    • Apprise students with various job opportunities in travel and tourism industry.
    • Inculcate the entrepreneurial skills for self employment.
    • Function as centre for advanced research in travel and tourism sector.
  • Programmes Offered

    Programmes Offered
    • B.B.A. : Tourism
    • M.B.A. : Tourism & Travel Management *
    • M.Phil : Tourism Management
    • Ph.D : Tourism Management

    Eligibility

    • B.B.A. : Any group
    • M.B.A* : Any degree

    * Self financed course

    CORE POTENCY
    • A Centre of excellence for women's education
    • Competent committed faculty
    • Quality placements
    • Strategic locations
    • Highly reasonable fee structure
    • Merit based selection
    • Industrial collaboration
    • Experiential Learning
    SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE CURRICULUM
    Industrial visit
    • Travel : Airline / Cruise/ Railway/Coach
    • Accommodation &activities : Heritage Hotels/Health Resorts/ Star Hotels
    • Visits: Institutional Visits/ Industrial Visits / Theme Park/Adventures.
    • Itinerary Planning & Tour :Itineraryplanning Destination based activities (National / International)
    • Project /Internship : Airlines/ Airports/ Travel Agency/ Tour Operation/ Hospitality
    PERSONALITY ENRICHERS
    • Entrepreneurial Orientation
    • Corporate Mentoring
    • Training Programs
    STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES
    • Quantitative & Qualitative Book House
    • Well Resourced Class Rooms & Seminar Halls
    • Hostel with good ambience and Healthy Vegetarian Cuisine
    PEDAGOGICAL TOOLS
    • Syndicate Method: Lectures, Case Analysis and Quiz
    • Group Learning: Group Discussions, Business Games, Role Plays, Seminar, Brain Storming.
    • Experimental Learning: Mentorship, Internship, Field Work.
    • Application Software: Amadeus/ Abacus/Galileo/ Sabre, SPSS.
    MAJOR RECRUITERS
    AIRLINES TRAVEL TOUR OPERATIONS OTHERS
    Jet Airways Kingfisher Airlines Sri Lankan Airlines Paramount Airways Emirates Airways AIR India Gulf Airways Air France Cox & Kings Thomas Cook (I) Ltd., SOTC Coromandel Travels Balmer Lawrie(Travel & Tours Division) SITA Travels Akbar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd Orbitz Corporate and Leisure Travels (I) Pvt Ltd Sahara Global Riya Travels Pricol Travels (P) Ltd ITL Tours and Travels (I) ltd Trans Oceanic Travels Air Travel Enterprises TCI ltd, Cochin Mercury Travels, Chennai Chennai Metro Travels Cox & Kings Thomas Cook (I) Ltd., SOTC Coromandel Travels Balmer Lawrie(Travel & Tours Division) SITA Travels Akbar Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd Orbitz Corporate and Leisure Travels (I) Pvt Ltd Sahara Global Riya Travels Pricol Travels (P) Ltd ITL Tours and Travels (I) ltd Trans Oceanic Travels Air Travel Enterprises TCI ltd, Cochin Mercury Travels, Chennai Chennai Metro Travels
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  • Facilities

    The teaching pedagogy focuses mainly on experiential learning than the conventional lecture method to nurture industry ready candidates at all levels. The department offers 100 percent placement assistance as well as entrepreneurial dexterity. Special Features

    • Pioneer Institute in Tourism Education in the region.
    • Innovative and industry oriented worldwide accepted curriculum
    • Continuous industrial training activities, abridging Industry Institute gap
    • Experiential learning of Indian Biodiversity, Heritage, Cuisine and Recreation.

    Training Programs

    The training programs accelerate students placement which would help them in enhancing their practical dexterity when they are placed in the industry. Since the training program is offered on a regular basis the students have upper edge of being placed in the industry because of prior experience.

    BBA(Tourism)

    • The first-year program includes practical training in the travel agency.
    • The second year includes practical training in tour programs & airlines.
    • The third year includes training in any specialized area of the Tourism Industry.

    MBA (Tourism& Travel Management)

    • The first-year program includes practical training in the Travel Agency/Tour Operations.
    • In the Final year students can take up industry issues and challenges for their project study.
    Practical training for students in the industry comprises of
    • Training in CRS companies
    • Airlines
    • Tour operators
    • National /International Hotel Chains
    • Travel agencies etc

    Educational Tours

    The educational tour is being organized annually for the benefit of Under Graduate and Post Graduate students to acquire practical exposure and destination knowledge. It is being designed in order to perceive the heritage, culture, lifestyle, traditions and allied tourism components that prevail in the destination.

    Some of the prominent tours that are being conducted:

    • Regional Tour: Coimbatore, Kanya Kumarie, Chennai,Madurai,Kodaikanal
    • South India Tour: Mysore, Bangalore, Belur, Halebid, Shravanabelagola, Badami,Hampi,Shimoga,Bijapur,Hyderabad, Kumarakom,Trivandrum, Alleppey, Wayanad, Calicut,Cochin,Munnar
    • North India: Delhi,Agra,Jaipur,Shimla,Kullu, Manali, Nainital &Mussoorie
    • Eastern India: Calcutta, Gangtok & Darjeeling
    • Western India: Dwarka,Diu, Somnath, Gir, Ahmedabad, Pune,Mumbai & Goa
    • International Tour: Malaysia
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  • Staff Details
    Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Mail id
    Dr.(Mrs.) V.T.Bindu
    MTM., M.Phil., PGDBA, NET, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor-SS & HOD (i/c) Tourism and Hospitality 2000 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
    Self Supporting Staff              
    Mrs.V.Sivakami
    PGDM(TT), NET, PGDTEL
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Event Management, Marketing, Tourism Operations 2013 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) S.Dhanabagiyam
    MBA, Ph.D., MBA (T&H)
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) HR and Marketing 2015 [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) K.Sathyabamavathy
    MBA., M.Phil., SET
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Marketing Management, Human Resource Management 2016 [email protected]
  • MoU Signed

    Name of the collaborating agency

    Name of the Investigator

    Year of collaboration

    Duration

    Nature of the activity

    Bird Academy L 40, Connaught Circle
    Connaught Place,
    New Delhi-110001, INDIA

    Dr.Bindu V.T & Ms.Sivakami.V

    2013

    2 years

    CRS,

    Amadeus Training for Professional certification Programme

    Speed Wings Academy of Aviation Studies ,Enchakkalody Buildings,Kaloor Post Office,Kaloor,Cochin-682017

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2018

    2 Years

    Amadeus Basic GDS Course – Training and Professional certification

  • Research Scholar Details

    Name of the Scholars

    M.Phil/Ph.D

    Title

    Supervisor

    Year of Completion

    FT/PT

    Scholars from Host/other Institution

    Ms.M.Kiruthika Devi.

    M.Phil

    Impact of Community Based Ecotourism – A Guest Host Perception on Baralikkadu,

    Coimbatore

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2015

    FT

    Host Institution

    Ms.S.Sanjutha

    M.Phil

    Visitor Profile Preference : A Geo spatial Analysis of Recreation Park in Coimbatore

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2016

    FT

    Host Institution

    Ms.T. Kayalvizhi

    M.Phil

    Eco tourism

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2018 (Ongoing)

    FT

    Host Institution

    Mrs.Sivakami

    Ph.D

    A study on Sustainable Tourism Development using GIS on Environmental aspects

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2016 (Ongoing)

    PT

    Other Institution

    Ms.Sandhya Durga Prasad

    Ph.D

    Heritage Tourism Development with special reference to Hindu Religious Centers in Central Kerala

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2016 (Ongoing)

    FT

    Host Institution

    Mrs.K.Sathiyabamavathy

    Ph.D

    Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction of Hospitality Industry for Inclusive Environment

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2017 (Ongoing)

    PT

    Other Institution

    Mrs. Nimi Markose

    Ph.D

    Hydel Tourism

    Dr.Bindu V.T

    2018 (Ongoing)

    FT

    Other Institution

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