Top 10 Travel & Tourism Colleges - 2022

In today’s era, travel and tourism is an increasingly growing sector among the services industry. As people love to travel around the country and worldwide for clearing their minds and rejuvenating their lives, post COVID, there’s a renewed optimism within them where they’re keen to experience things and places,at large. Also, in India, the Travel & Tourism is currently experiencing unprecedented growth. It’s one of the largest and most profitable industriesplaying an important role in the economic scaling of GDP, deploying more & more skilled and unskilled employees. As per WTTC reports, while India ranked 10th among 185 countries in terms of travel & tourism’s total contribution to GDP by 6.8 percent of the economy in 2019, i.e., $194.30 billion,the industry is expected to create over 45 million jobs in India by 2025. However, pertaining to the human resources and personnel involved in tourism development and the sustainability still remains a challenge due to lack of sustainability-based work, culture, professional ethics, and operational practices necessary for smooth upliftment of the industry. Hence, to cope up with the growing demand for skilled manpower requirements to run the tourist offices, hotels, travel agencies, airlines effectively and efficiently, there are a number of travel & tourism courses in India provided by the well-established and existing tourism & hospitality colleges, which offer some full-time tourism management courses too.And, respectively, it is the contribution of such lineated educationstructures crafted for the travel market in India, that had led the market toexpect to reach $125 billion by 2027, rising from an estimated $ 75 billion value in 2020, as per the IBEF reports. Higher Education Review, in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Travel & Tourism Colleges - 2022’ who have been offering best-in-class education in the country. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.

Top 10 Travel & Tourism Colleges - 2022




Chandigarh University Chandigarh Full-fledged university established by the Punjab State Legislature and is recognized by University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) with the right to confer degrees as per Section 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956
DSMS College Durgapur The purpose, the aim and the drive is to equip the students with the most excellent technological proficiency, so that they can function with clarity and efficiency in the modern world
Indira College of Commerce and Science Pune Aspires to become an apex institute for students who are willing to commence their careers or looking forward to being an entrepreneur in the tourism and travel sector
JIS University West Bengal Encourages entrepreneurship and skill development among the students for promoting entrepreneurship, employ ability and self-employment
KR Mangalam University Gurgaon Offers both full time and part time PhD programmes in a wide variety of fields and provides excellent opportunities to pursue cutting-edge research
LEAD College of Management Palakkad Envisions in creating an academic environment where highest standards of academics and professionalism are met and besides the expectations of all stakeholders are consciously addressed
MIT SOM College Pune Has a wide variety of academic and special interest groups that are supervised either by the department or section heads or by the cultural committee formed by the students
Ravenshaw University Cuttack One-stop higher education destination for students from varied social and economic backgrounds, and assists students in channelling their talents towards making the world a better place
University of Mumbai Mumbai It is one amongst the first three Universities in India and accorded five star status in 2001 & ‘A’ grade status in April 2012 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Zeal College of Engineering & Research Pune Caters the educational needs of more than 7000 students, and it’s continuously expanding to cope up with growing demands in the field of technical education