Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies
|Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS)||Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS)|
India. Pin Code 695 014
Phone: +91 471 2329468 / 2329539 / 2339178
Fax: +91 471 2323989
|KITTS Study Centre - Pachalam||KITTS Study Centre - Pachalam|
De Paul IMD Buildings
India. Pin: 682 012
Phone/Fax: +91 484 2401008
|KITTS Study Centre - Palluruthy||KITTS Study Centre - Palluruthy|
2nd Floor, V.T. Chambers
India. Pin: 682 006
|KITTS Study Centre||KITTS Study Centre|
2nd Floor, Rani Plaza,
India. Pin: 670 101
Phone/Fax: +91 490 2344419
The worldwide boom in the leisure industry has dramatically increased the demand for qualified personnel. It is estimated that one out of every nine jobs in the world will be generated by the travel and tourism industry. And unlike any other job, a career in the travel industry opens up a world of opportunities-in the process, ensuring high job satisfaction, growth opportunities and excellent pay packets.
The Kerala Institute Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS) is one of the most sought after institutions in the country today, that imparts quality education and hands-on training to the travel and tourism professionals of tomorrow. Set in a beautiful, lush green ten acre campus with a rich sprawling palace in the centre, the ambience KITTS offers is different and inspiring- like Kerala, better known globally as God's own country. There cannot be a better place to do a tourism programme than in India's most popular tourism destination.
KITTS was established by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Kerala on World Tourism Day in 1988. Listed in the WTO's world directory of tourism education and training institutions, KITTS is a member of TAAI and IATO.
KITTS has opened a chapter at Malayattoor, Ernakulam. The Kerala Institute of Hospitality Management Studies (KIHMS) has been set up by KITTS and has started functioning from the Malayattoor centre. KITTS has also started a study centre at Thalassery. KITTS has a study centre at Alleppey. This centre conducts various short term courses
Master of Business Administration- Travel & Tourism (MBA)
A two-year full time programme, the MBA- Travel & Tourism, is approved by AICTE and affiliated to University of Kerala.
Diploma in Air Hostess( Travel and Hospitality)
The Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies, which has been shaping competent professionals in the tourism and travel sector for nearly two decades, has introduced an innovative programme in Air Hostess, Travel and Hospitality Management at KITTS Trivandrum, Campus II
Diploma Course in Front office Management
The six month certificate programme on Front office Management aims to develop the required skills for pursuing a successful career in the challenging and exciting field of Hospitality and customer service. Course offered at the Study centre of KITTS at Thalassery
Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management
KITTS offers a combined course in Tourism and Hospitality management which aims at producing personnel in middele management level. This course is of one year duration comprising three semesters. The course is being offered at the study centres of KITTS at Ernakulam and Thalassery
Tour Guide Programmes
KITTS, the nodal agency of Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala for HR development in Tourism, has been authorized by the State Government to conduct tour guide programmes, as per Govt. of India Guidelines. For the sucessful candidates, licenses will be issued by the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala.
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration - Travel and Tourism
This one year course is designed with the intent of creating professional in the Travel and Tourism sector with the right attitude and skills. The programme is of 1 year duration. This is being conducted at KITTS Trivandrum.
With its nature-rich campus, airy classrooms and state-of-the-art infrastructure, KITTS offers you the ideal learning environment. Which is complemented by innovative, comprehensive study schemes that are based on syllabi that are revised every year to keep the programmes on par with the constantly evolving market.
At KITTS, an exhaustive library with audio visual aids provides the latest know-how in travel, tourism, aviation, management, marketing, culture and related fields.
A state-of-the-art computer centre imparts training in computer applications including airline ticketing and reservation.
A comprehensive language lab helps the students develop their communication and presentation skills and also learn foreign languages.
A dedicated placement cell coordinated by a senior faculty member and managed by the students ensures tremendous reach when it comes to career options. The alumni of KITTS are well placed at present.