Master in Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) - IGNOU

Travel and Tour
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Flexible: 2 - 4 Years

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers the Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) course which is concentrated in equipping management knowledge and skills required in the field of Travel and Tourism. The course gives an insight of the management and administration needed in hotel industry and tourism industry.

Program highlights:

  • Teaches management of Hospitality operations.
  • Provides knowledge regarding human resource management and development in hotel and tourism industries to the students.
  • Teaches Marketing skills and techniques essential in the travel and tourism industries.
  • Helps develop personality and creativity of the individual along with the problem solving abilities.
  • Helps students compete in the highly competitive and demanding hotel management, travel, and tourism management industries.


Course Structure:

The course duration is flexible for the students, i.e. may be completed in 2 to 4 Years.

Course Curriculum:

Semester I:

  • MTM-1: Management Functions And Behavior in Tourism 
  • MTM-2: Human Resource Planning And Development in Tourism
  • MTM-3: Managing Personnel in Tourism
  • MTM-4: Information Management and Information Systems in Tourism

Semester II:

  • MTM-5: Accounting, Finance and Working Capital for tourism Managers
  • MTM-6: Marketing for Tourism Managers 
  • MTM-7: Sales and Advertising Management in Tourism 
  • MTM-8: Managing Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism 

Semester III:

  • MTM-9: Understanding Tourism Markets
  • MTM-10: Tourism Impacts
  • MTM-11: Tourism Planning and Development 
  • MTM-12: Dissertation

Semester IV:

  • MTM-12: Tourism Products: Design and Development 
  • MTM-13: Tourism Operations
  • MTM-14: Tourist Transport Operation (Road Transport) 
  • MTM-15: Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Expositions (MICE)

Also, students who seek admission under Category-2 need to pass the subjects listed below:

Semester I:

  1. TS-1: Foundation Course in Tourism
  2. TS-2: Tourism Development: Operation and Case Studies

Semester II:

  1. TS-3: Management in Tourism
  2. TS-4: Tourism Marketing


  • Any Bachelor's degree candidate including Bachelor in BTS; BA (Tourism); BSc Hospitality and Hotel Administration (BHM); Bachelor in Hotel Management etc. along with Diploma holders in Travel and Tourism are eligible to apply.


  • Any Bachelor's degree holder are eligible however Category-2 students shall pass four additional course during their period of studies.


  • Schools, Colleges, Universities
  • Hotel Industry
  • Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Travel Management and Consulting Companies


  • Teachers, Tutors, Lecturers
  • Online Content Developer (Travel and Tourism)
  • Manager
  • Travel Management Consultant
  • Business Executive