SG 135 – BB in Tourism

Area:
Sligo
Price: -
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO CODE: SG135 This course is designed to equip students for employment in the Tourism Industry. A major feature of the course is a 6-month placement in Ireland or abroad where students will be exposed to working in a tourism environment in such areas as National/Local tourism development agencies, travel agencies, tour operators, heritage and archaeological centres, etc. Important aspects of the course are site visits to tourism operations and firms within the region. International field trips are regularly arranged. Recent visits include; Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid, Venice and Rome. National and International guest lectures take place from time to time. • Knowledge and competencies related to the tourism industry • Management, marketing, computer applications, finance, communications and interpersonal skills