Business Administration Major in Travel & Tourism
Business Administration Major in Travel & Tourism

Business Administration Major in Travel & Tourism

Business Administration Major in Travel & Tourism


This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Eton College Canada’s Business Administration Major in Travel and Tourism combines core business education with specialized training in the travel and tourism industry. Students learn about business fundamentals, marketing, and operations, while also gaining insight into the unique aspects of travel and tourism management. This program prepares graduates for dynamic careers in this exciting field.

Career Options

Bed and Breakfast Owner/Operator, Campground Operator, Casino Slot Attendant, Hotel Concierge, Customer Service Director, Director of Sales and Marketing, Front Desk Agent, Gate/Cash Attendant, General Manager, Heritage Interpreter, Recreation/Activity Director (Cruise Ships), Reservations Sales Agents, Retail Supervisor, Ride Operaor, Sales Manager, Small Business Owner/Operator, Special Events Coordinator, Ticket Office Supervisor, Tour Guide, Tour Operator, Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor, Travel Agency Manager, Travel Trade Sales Manager, Travel Writer/Photographer, Visitor Information Centre Advisor/Supervisor, Executive Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Assistant Manager

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze basic business issues and apply techniques to solve non-complex problems
  • Compare the various moral philosophies that make up ethics
  • Demonstrate confidence and competency with communication skills and team-working skills appropriate in a given context
  • Demonstrate knowledge of environmental concerns facing Canadian businesses
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and prepare academic papers at the undergraduate level
  • Evaluate critically the theories on business management and apply them to business scenarios
  • Evaluate the impact of increasing globalization of business on business decision-making
  • Recognize the interdisciplinary nature of business administration and proactively apply appropriate skills
  • Solve dilemmas by using ethical solutions
  • Understand the Canadian economic systems, concepts and application including global implications
  • Recognize emerging tourism industry trends and innovations
  • Describe the nature and characteristics of tourists
  • Explain industry infrastructures developments and needs
  • Discuss the international tourism marketplace
  • Demonstrate leadership and creativity in tourism industry activities
  • Solve dilemmas by using ethical solutions
  • Apply concepts of sustainability to tourism sectors
  • Explain product development and distribution
  • Integrate cross-cultural understanding in simulated workplace situations
  • Research the concepts and characteristics of tourism as an area of academic and applied study
  • Appraise the place of tourism in the communities and environments that it affects
  • Apply best practices in various tourism businesses in aspects of management, operations, human resources, and legal issues
  • Apply for employment and prepare a Cover Letter, Resume, and practice interview skills

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must provide a valid photo ID or birth certificate
  • Applicants must hold a high school diploma or be at least 19 years of age
  • Students under the age of 19 require their parent or guardian’s signature
  • Student must complete an intake with Admissions team member

Mandatory criteria for all applicants:

  • Meet one of the English Proficiency requirements
  • Medical insurance coverage
  • Flight attendant preparation entrance agreement, when applicable, and
  • Received approval from the Registrar

English proficiency requirements

Applicants must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • BC high school communications 12 ‐ minimum C+ (67‐72%) (or equivalent in another school system) or;
  • TOEFL PBT score 500, or CBT 173, or iBT 61 or;
  • IELTS ‐ minimum overall band test score 6 or;
  • CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) 7 or;
  • Successfully complete the Eton College Placement Test or;
  • Successfully complete the Eton College Business Environment Communications Program



Tuition & Fees

Details Fees New Fees
Tuition fee $24,200.00 $12,100.00
Ancillary fee $2,334.00 $2,300.00
App fee $150 $125
Total fee $26,684.00 $14,525.00
Scholarship % 45.57% $12,159.00



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