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Travel Industry
Certificate of Completion

Vista’s Travel Industry Program leads to a variety of travel careers. They include retail travel agent, tour operator, tour escort, cruise consultant, and many others. Our instructors have more than 200 years of combined industry experience.
Courses cover topics such as domestic and international air, destination studies, travel agency operations, sales and marketing, airline computer skills, itinerary planning, and reservation procedures, and group travel. The program also provides continuing education for those in the industry. For information, phone Ms. Marty de Souto at (510) 841-8860, Ext. 213.

Travel Industry Certificate of Completion Requirements
Required CoursesUnits
TRAV 59: Overview of Career Employment in the Travel Industry0.5
TRAV 60A: Introduction to Travel Industry Reference Materials3
TRAV 60B Travel Industry Procedures and Applications3
TRAV 61: Domestic and International Air3
TRAV 62: The World: Background for Tourism3
TRAV 63: The Cruise Industry3
TRAV 67: Introduction to Travel Industry Automation1.5
Electives (Choose from below)6
Total minimum required units23

Choose from the following travel industry electives:
ElectivesUnits
COPED 458D: Occupational Work Experience(1-4)
TRAV 71A: Principles of Group Travel: Introduction to Group Travel(0.5)
Principles of Group Travel: Tour Costing(0.5)
TRAV 71C: Principles of Group Travel: Marketing Group Travel(0.5)
TRAV 71D: Principles of Group Travel: Writing Effective Tour Brochures(0.5)
TRAV 71E: Principles of Group Travel: In-House Tour Operations(0.5)
TRAV 71F: Principles of Group Travel: International Tour Directing(0.5)
TRAV 72: Destination Studies Series (Any course in the "72" series)(0.5)
TRAV 73: How to Open a Travel Agency(0.5)
Travel—Outside Sales(0.5)
Selling Tours and Packages(0.5)
TRAV 76: Adventure Travel(0.5)
TRAV 77: Dynamics of Selling(0.5)


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