A Truly Global Industry, Its Rewards Are Great, And Its Career Paths Varied And Exciting

Despite the economic turndown, Tourism remains one of the world’s fastest growing sectors, providing tremendous job opportunities all around the world.

It is an exciting and vibrant industry with plenty of prospects. You could be helping customers find their dream holiday, travelling the world as cabin crew or onboard a cruise ship, playing beach volley ball as a holiday rep, or progressing through the ranks as a manager.

Studying at the Isle of Wight College is fun, we go on trips to explore the sector, practice different situations in our mock cabin room and our work placement team assist you with relevant work experience to support your future.

Our exciting range of tourism courses have been carefully put together to provide you with the skills and knowledge that this industry needed.

Our team have extensive first-hand knowledge of the industry, with over 20 years’ experience, covering cruise ships, holiday reps, tour operators, management, airlines, visitor attractions and hotels. The courses we offer, not only talk the talk, but walk the walk.

A message from former student, Olivia...

"Today I graduated from Emirates. I am absolutely loving this job it’s what I’ve dreamed of and more.
I’ve been to some amazing places and I have some exciting destinations coming up including Australia.
I want to inspire people at the college studying travel and tourism and that if you have a dream to never give up.
I am now out of probation so I am allowed to post about my job. I’m more than happy for you or the college to share this as this reflects on you for being an amazing tutor and always encouraging me to aim high.
This is where your teaching and encouragement has got me and thank you as this is just the beginning of my career."
Olivia t and t iwcollege

International trips

As a travel and tourism student, you will benefit from opportunities to travel the world, this year students have already visited Italy, Norway and Malta

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