Options that are less explored…..

3 Jun

Over ages, there are certain career options that have ruled the education industry and students mind. Engineering, Chartered Accountancy, Medical Sciences, Mass Communications, Software application field and Fashion Designing are some of the regular and mainstream career options and have been opted maximum by the students. No doubts that these professions assure 100% success in professional career, but at the same point of time, these fields are over crowded. Since, majority of students opt for these career, so a saturation point has reached. This is the time that we should start thinking about other options, which are still to be explored.

Travel and Tourism is one such career option, which is not only very adventurous but also very lucrative.  This profession is one of the world’s largest foreign exchange earner among industries, providing employment directly to millions of people worldwide and indirectly through many associated service industries. A very wide industry, it includes Government tourism departments, Immigration and customs services, travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels etc and many associated service industries such as airline catering or laundry services, Guides, Interpreters, Tourism promotion and sales etc. Travel and Tourism enterprises include major internationals with a workforce of thousands, to the small private travel agent with a handful of employees.

In India, Travel and tourism, as an industry and as a profession is very booming. With increasing worldwide interest in travel, and with the Government’s encouragement of its activities, this industry is undergoing massive expansion and improvement. This forecasts a bright future for all those who choose to make a career of travel and tourism. Young people with drive and a capacity for hard work can rise to top positions very quickly in travel and tourism or even head their own agencies. A job in the industry gives good returns as well as perks including opportunity to see many locales at low prices.

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