Courses in areas of Fashion Tourism and Hotel
These can be considered as the fields of great opportunity in the nearby decades in India. The dress sense and life style of Indians changed a lot now. Everyone is conscious about what they wear. This change is due to the changes in concepts and attitude mainly due to the influence of visual media. The fashion designers are having opportunities not only in the textile field but also in various fields such as film, television, drama, stage shows etc. National Institute of Fashion Technology is the main centre for fashion studies in India. In Kerala Kannur has got a centre of this institute. The courses available are B.sc costume and fashion designing, which is a university course and Diploma from Apparel Training and Design Centre which is established by textile exports promotion council running under central government’s textile ministry.
Tourism is the fastest growing industry in Kerala. The whole world is after the scenic beauty and greenery of Kerala. International and domestic tourists are equally interested in exploring the Gods own country. Kerala is having today new tourist packages such as medical, adventure, monsoon etc. This welcomes the tourists throughout the year irrespective of traditional seasonal tourism. Professionalism is thus really important in all services related with tourism. Innumerable opportunities welcome the higher education aspirants to the courses of travel, tourism and hospitality. B.sc Hospitality and Administration in various Hotel management institutes under National Council for Hotel Management is the most reputed course of this domain. The selection procedure is through a public entrance exam. Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management is another course which can be studied in colleges under universities. Hotel management Diploma from KITCO and Diploma from Kerala Institute of Travel Studies (KITTS) are the other courses of this field