BTEC works for
Travel and Tourism

Do you enjoy working with people, have great customer service skills and a passion for travel? Then the travel and tourism industry could be for you.

Have you tried our 3-minute quiz? Take the quiz to uncover your strengths and get information based on your interests and aspirations. You can also take a look at our printable leaflet for background on the course, units at a glance, career pathways and much more!

The top 5 skills employers look for that you’ll learn on a Travel and Tourism course:

Time Management


Positive Work Ethic


Being Friendly and Approachable

What kind of career can I go into?

Employers range from hotels and travel groups to small, family-run businesses. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Travel Consultant

Travel Blogger

Flight Attendant

Tour Guide

Hotel Manager

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Travel Blogger
Flight Attendant
Tour Guide
Hotel Manager

Real life BTEC Travel and Tourism stories

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Joseph Unwin

Visit York Tour Advisor

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Rosie Birch

TUI Overseas Holiday Advisor

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Luke Bearpark

British Airways Cabin Crew