Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism are fundamental to all aspects of the hospitality industry. Be a travel agent, a tour operator, or work with cruise lines, hotels, ski resorts and more. With a basic background in travel and tourism operations, a world of career choices is opened to you.

Degrees Offered

Course Information

Course Descriptions
Master Syllabi

To get started in one of our programs, you MUST BE ADVISED in the Hospitality Management office.
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Career Opportunities

Where can a degree in Travel & Tourism take you? Career paths include:

• Travel Consultants

• Rental Agent

• Public Relations Director

• Marketing Manager

• Cruise Sales Representation

• Cruise Coordinator

• Airline Sales Manager

• Corporate Sales Manager

• Tourism Directors

• Travel Public Relations Specialists

• Airline City Airport Managers

• International Destination Specialists

• Destination Management Directors

• Recreation Visitor Managers

• Destination Marketing Specialist

• Tour Promotions Manager

Meet Karen Rohe

I love to cruise, which led me to my second career at the age of 58, being of sound mind plus a few gray hairs!”


Karen credits her ACC instructors for helping her reach her goals by challenging her to master new skills, participate in networking opportunities, and take advantage of scholarship programs.  Karen now works as a Travel Agent, participates in a Travelers Meet up Group, is an active Austin Tour Guide, and hopes to become involved with Imagine Austin.