• Department of Tourism Management
  • 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 and Travel Management *
    • Ph.D   Tourism Management

    Eligibility

    • B.B.A. : Any group
    • M.B.A* : Any degree
    • Ph.D : A Master degree or M.Phil degree from Tourism Management or other allied subjects with minimum marks of 55%.

    * Self supporting Programmes

  • Syllabus
  • 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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  • Faculty Profile
    Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Mail id
    Dr.(Mrs.) V.T.Bindu
    B Sc, DHMCT, M.T.M, M Phil, PGDBA, NET,Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor-SG & HOD (i/c) Tourism and Hospitality 2000 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Self Supporting Staff              
    Dr.(Mrs.) S.Dhanabagiyam
    M.BA., MBA (T&H)., Ph.D,
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Human Resource Management,
    Strategic Human Resource Management,
    Marketing Management,
    Tourism and Hospitality Management
    2015 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) K.Sathyabamavathy
    M. B. A. , M.Phil., Ph.D, SET
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Marketing , Research Methodology,
    Accounting and Finance Management,
    Management Concepts and Organizational Behavior,
    Entrepreneurship Development,
    Destination Management,
    Sustainable Tourism,
    Heritage and Cultural Tourism
    2016 [email protected]
    Mrs. Manimegalai Prasad
    M. B. A. Tourism Administration ,
    INTL DIP- IATA
    (International Air Transport Association)
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) [email protected]
    Mrs. P. Nishanthi
    M.Sc.(GTA)., M.Phil.,
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Tourism Management [email protected]
    Ms. Vijayalakshmi. J
    B. B. A & M. T. A
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Destination Management,
    Event Management,
    Tourism Geography,
    Computer Application
    [email protected]
    Mrs. M. Blessy Doe
    M.B.A. , M.Phil.,
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Human Resource Management
    Systems Management
    [email protected]
    Ms. Utthra. B
    B.A English Lit., M. B. A Tourism
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Air fare Ticketing and construction,
    Eco Tourism
    [email protected]
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