The Tourism and Hospitality Management Course from IQ Academy can help you start your career as a Group Travel Consultant. This business short course can be completed within 6 months depended on the study effort you put in, typically 3 to 4 hours a week is all you require. Payment terms for this course can be extended over 24 months. This course opens up a variety of opportunities for students, as they can apply for various positions within the hotel and travel industry. There are six modules that need to be completed which cover management and the travel industry, as well as travel destinations and documents, while also covering hospitality and reception. This will give you a solid understanding of the industry on a whole, while also equipping you with the necessary skills. A Group Travel Consultant covers similar duties to those of a Travel Agent, however, they focus on group travel. This comes with its own set of challenges as they need to consider the experience for more than one person, or a family. The person that takes on this role needs to handle sales of travel packages, as well as advise travellers on destinations and packages that would best suit their needs. You would need to be an organised and punctual individual to ensure that all trips run smoothly and that all administration is completed accurately and well before the trip is taken. Clients also need to be properly briefed on weather, local attractions and any other safety information that they should know before landing. Computer skills will also be needed to compile quotes and communicate with various hotels, airlines and clients. To find out how the Tourism and Hospitality Management Course can help your Group Travel Consultant career, talk to IQ Academy today.