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Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism | PU (Pokhara)

The world has witnessed significant growth in the tourism sector over the past two decades. Tourism is considered one of the largest and fastest-growing industries, attracting considerable attention. As a result, there has been an increase in the number of undergraduates interested in pursuing a BBA-TT degree. Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism program is designed to provide them with an understanding of administration, instruction, marketing, finance, economics, and the legal aspects related to the tourism industry.

The BBA-TT program enhances students' understanding of the financial, social, and environmental aspects of tourism. It also helps develop their business knowledge and skills through a combination of practical, theoretical studies, and practical research. Offered by Pokhara University (PoU), this management degree is a four-year program. It consists of 126 credit hours, which include two internships and a fieldwork project.

Through this program, students gain a deep understanding of the complexities of the travel and tourism industry. They are prepared for various roles within the sector. The internships and fieldwork project provide valuable hands-on experience, allowing them to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Upon graduation, BBA-TT degree holders are well-prepared to pursue careers in travel agencies, tour operators, hotels, resorts, airlines, and other related organizations.

Overall, the Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism program at Pokhara University offers a comprehensive education that equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the dynamic and rapidly growing tourism industry.

Objectives of Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism

The key objectives of this BBA-TT degree for undergraduates are as follows:

  • To give managerial aptitudes and skills important to address the needs of the Tourism industry.
  • To create basic knowledge and to enhance their diagnostic, critical thinking and choice making aptitudes.
  • To give a wide understanding of the basic standards of administration related to this industry.
  • To give instruments and management abilities to wind up their decision taking ability in the Travel and Tourism industry.
  • To furnish the capacity to direct research and produce a superb exploration which includes the capacity to choose, characterize and center upon an issue at a proper level, to investigate the issue, to create suggestions and finalize conclusions.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism

Eligibility for Admission:

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration in Travel and Tourism degree program, candidates must have successfully completed their +2 or intermediate level education in any stream, securing a minimum second division. The admission process for this program considers multiple factors, including the candidate's performance in an entrance test, personal interview, and their past academic records. The entrance test assesses the candidate's knowledge and aptitude in relevant subjects. Additionally, the personal interview allows the university to evaluate the candidate's communication skills, motivation, and suitability for the program. The candidate's past academic performance is also taken into consideration during the admission process. These criteria collectively contribute to the selection of candidates for the Bachelor's degree program.

Career and Scope

The increase in commercial ventures related to the tourism sector, both in our country and abroad, has created diverse opportunities for BBA-TT graduates. The BBA-TT program at Apex College, the only college in Nepal that provides BBA-TT, offers excellent prospects for joining entry and middle-level administration positions in travel organizations, airlines, hotels, and related industries. Additionally, the program equips graduates with strong conceptual and professional skills to pursue independent careers.

Job prospects for BBA-TT graduates include:

1. Travel agency manager

2. Tourist information center manager

3. Tourism officer

4. Tour manager

5. Holiday representative

6. Lodging manager

The BBA-TT program equips graduates with strong communication and business management skills and offers vocational training, thereby broadening the job prospects for graduates. Individuals with this degree have the opportunity to pursue various career paths in the tourism industry and related fields.