Travel and Tourism Management Program Offered at Kenya Utalii College

Kenya Utalii College

Nairobi County

Diploma 3 years Fulltime Fee: Kshs 264,600 Intake: Ongoing

Diploma (Accredited by: Kenya Utalii College)

About Travel and Tourism Management Diploma program.

The Travel and Tourism Management course at Kenya Utalii College is a 3 year Diploma programme, designed to train personnel in the Travel and Tourism Industry. It equips students with supervisory skills and operational.

The course includes a 6 months industrial attachment.

Students taking this course are also prepared for the IATA Diploma Foundation, Consultant and Management level examinations.

Career Opportunities

After completion of the course at Kenya Utalii College, the students can work in Airlines, Travel Agencies, Tour Companies, Car-hire companies and any other Travel and Tourism related organizations.

Entry requirements for Travel and Tourism Management

KCSE aggregate C, with

  • English C+ and
  • Mathematics/Geography C- and
  • any other equivalent qualifications


KUC graduates of 1 ½ or 2 year certificate (Tourism Related) courses may apply provided they passed with Distinction or Credit.

Travel and Tourism Management Course Subjects

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Introduction to Tour Operations
  • Travel Geography
  • Introduction of Travel Operations
  • Basic language I (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Destination Attractions and Facilities
  • East Africa Flora and Fauna I
  • Transportation in Tourism
  • Basic Information Technology
  • Basic Language II (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Business Communication
  • Tour Planning
  • East Africa Flora and Fauna II
  • Basic Air Fares
  • History of East Africa
  • Food and Beverage Knowledge
  • Intermediate Language I (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish )
  • Tour Operations Management
  • Social Anthropology
  • Special Fares and Documentations
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Intermediate Language II(Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish )
  • Career Development
  • Leisure and Recreation Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Reservations  Systems
  • Introduction to Principles of Accounts
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Advanced Air Fares I
  • Organization Behavior
  • Hospitality and Tourism Accounting
  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • Sociology of Tourism
  • Cross Cultural Management in Travel and Tourism
  • Environmental Management
  • Advanced Air Fares II
  • Meetings and Incentives Travel  Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Economics
  • Group Research Project
  • Industrial Attachment

About Kenya Utalii College

Kenya Utalii College (KUC) is a leading African hospitality and tourism training institution. Established 47 years ago the College has trained over 60,000 graduates from around the world who continue to serve in the local and international hospitality and tourism industry. The College opened its doors in 1975 and was ... read more