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Thomas Cook India’s Centre of Learning to offer MBA in tourism

Partners with Pondicherry University

M Saraswathy  |  Mumbai 

Centre of Learning, the educational wing of Thomas Cook (India), has formed an alliance with Pondicherry University to offer MBA in Tourism through Distance Learning. The course focuses on upgrading skill sets for a career in the travel & tourism industry. It has been approved by the joint committee of Distance Education Council, All India Council of Technical Education, Association of Indian Universities and University Grants Commission.

"The distance learning MBA is a foundation course for developing a competent cadre of executives to meet the country’s growing requirements for trained personnel in the tourism industry," said a media release by the company. The strategic tie-up between Thomas Cook India’s Centre of Learning and the Pondicherry University will allow students and working professionals from all fields.

The Pondicherry University has about 5000 students now representing 33 states of the country and abroad, and over 450 qualified faculty from across the country.

Madhavan Menon, Managing Director, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, said "Our alliance with Pondicherry University is a step towards empowering our students with the necessary skill sets to grow in the fast-paced travel industry of India. An MBA in Tourism will allow them to master the multiple aspects of tourism by developing a range of highly valued professional skills thereby providing a competitive edge in their careers."

With the aim of providing educational and training programmes for the travel industry, Thomas Cook India's Centre of Learning works towards helping students to get absorbed into the travel industry of India.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2013. 16:08 IST
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