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Full Time Endorsed Programs in Ontario

ACTA offers four levels of Endorsement:

  • Two Star...
  • Three Star..
  • Four Star...
  • Five Star...,

Similar to hotel star rating systems, a travel program receives stars based on the number of inclusions it offers, for example:  travel services specific curriculum hours, field placement, live GDS training.

If a travel program does not meet all the criteria for Full Endorsement then Provisional Endorsement may be granted for a maximum of two years, while they works towards satisfying the additional criteria.



Tourism & Travel Program 

1385 Woodroffe Ave.
Ottawa, ON   K2G 1V8
Phone: 613-727-4723
Toll-Free 1-800-565-4723
Fax: 613-727-7670
Website: www.algonquincollege.com/hospitality

This two-year program is designed to develop the multifaceted skills required to work in the retail travel industry. Emphasis is placed on automation skills, ticketing procedures, fare assessment, product knowledge, selling techniques and customer relations.

TRAVEL COLLEGE CANADA Operated by Canadian Centre for Skills Development 

International Travel & Tourism

International Tourism Management

700 Lawrence Ave. West (Lawrence Square) Suite 428
Toronto ON   M6A 3B4
Phone: 416-481-2265
Fax: 416-487-5428
Email: info@travelcollege.ca
Website: www.travelcollege.ca

Travel College Canada is a unique "Boutique" private career college specializing in adult education and the travel and tourism industry for over 25 years * operated by Canadian Centre for Skills Development.

Registered and approved as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2015 by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD)

Approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development as a Designated Learning Institution authorized to accept International Students.

Our diploma programs are endorsed by the prestigious Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), the national association that certifies and designates travel professionals across Canada. Graduates of Travel College Canada receive credits toward the professional designations CTC (Certified Travel Counsellor), and CTM (Certified Travel Manager) recognized by employers locally and abroad.

At the Travel College Canada, faculty and management care about you, and help support your career goal to achieve success in the travel and tourism industry.

We believe in Cooperative Learning. Our style of teaching includes a blending of essential theory, exploratory research, interactive hands-on approach, and role-plays that engage and inspire students to excel with confidence.

Graduate employment rate at Travel College Canada is consistently in the high 90% attributed in large part to our well-nurtured, professional relationships with a wide variety of reputable, well established travel employers.

Thousands of graduates of Travel College Canada are successfully employed as Home Based Travel Professionals; at airports; with airlines, travel agencies and tour operators; on-board cruise ships; and variety of specialty travel companies serving niche markets.

To maximize employment opportunities, ensure job readiness, and success, we provide many additional services free of charge for our students, including our specially designed TICO Pre Exam Prep Courses and exam proctoring.

Corporate Services: Professional training, workshops, Key Note Address, marketing, and business consulting services is available to the travel industry.


Hospitality and Tourism Management Program 

108 University Avenue East
Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W2
Phone: 519-885-0300
Toll Free: 1-866-463-4484
Website: www.conestogac.on.ca

The Conestoga College  program provides students with an overview of the hospitality, travel and tourism industry along with entry-level management skills for this very diverse and integrated industry. Students will receive a broad base of business and entrepreneur skills ensuring a strong understanding of financial, customer service, marketing, and the human resources aspects of the industry.


Tourism-Travel and Eco-Adventure 

1450 Nakina Drive
PO Box 398
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4W1
Phone: 807-473-3795
Fax: 807-473-3743
Website: www.confederationc.on.ca/tourism

Does Your College Classroom Look Like This? Cruising through the limestone peaks of Halong Bay in Vietnam or guiding a canoe trip through northwestern Ontario are adventures that you will have the opportunity to experience in the Tourism - Travel and Eco-Adventure Program.


Tourism & Travel Program

Tourism-Travel Studies (online) 

1001 Fanshawe Blvd,
PO Box 7005
London, ON N5Y 5R6
Phone: 519-452-4430
Fax: 519-452-4454
Website: www.fanshawec.ca/tourism

Tourism & Travel Program: Fanshawe College offers a two-year Ontario College Diploma and Co-operative Education program offered in 4 academic semesters and 1 co-op term. Customer Sales and Service, Flights and Fares, Group Tour Management, Industry Insight, Global Distribution Systems and International Field Study are among the exciting career-related courses a student will explore. Graduates of this well-respected program go on to work in retail travel agencies, with airline or tour companies, resorts and hotels, tourist attractions, visitor and convention centers and the list goes on.

Tourism-Travel Studies (online): Fanshawe College’s Tourism - Travel Studies program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate designed for students seeking a career in the travel industry.

The curriculum will focus on the fundamentals of travel consulting including customer sales and service, travel business operations, travel systems software, and emerging technology trends. Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level customer service positions in the hospitality and tourism industry such as travel agent, reservations agent, front-desk agent, and other customer service representatives. Graduates will also be prepared to write the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) exam. 

This program will be offered online with continuous intake options.


1) Tourism & Management Diploma (P)

205 Humber College Blvd.
Toronto, ON  M9W 5L7
Phone: 416-675-6622
Fax: 416-675-3062
Website: http://hospitality.humber.ca/

Travel & Tourism Diploma Program
: A leading edge curriculum providing skills for a wide range of supervisory and operational jobs in the tourism field. Graduates will be trained on a wide range of industry technologies and e-commerce management functions. Dedicated technology labs give student "hands-on" experience using both simulated and real-time industry models for airline, tour operators and retail travel agency networks. Students may focus on retail or wholesale tour operations by selecting specific courses of interest as they move into their final two semesters.


Tourism & Travel Program 

PO BOX 2034
Hamilton, ON  L8N 3T2
Phone: 905-575-1212
Fax: 905-575-2319

If you’re interested in pursuing a future in the tourism industry, Mohawk College’s School of Business is your passport!

You will gain a solid foundation in the principles of the tourism industry as well as general business skills.  The Tourism and Travel program is an excellent path to a career in international work and travel.  This program is highly interactive and features an exceptionally valuable two-week work placement.

Program Highlights

  • Build a strong foundation of Tourism knowledge
  • Develop communication, business and computer skills
  • Explore the World through Tourism

Contact: Professor; Tourism & Travel Program Coordinator edward.strauch@mohawkcollege.ca


Tourism & Travel Program 

10 Allstate Parkway                                                                    Phone:416-491-5050
Markham, ON   L3R 5Y1                                                             Fax:905-940-9324


The curriculum is designed to encourage students to develop skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work in the leisure, cruse and corporate travel sector. The program's history of graduate success is due in part to the emphasis that is placed on the development of skills that are valued by employers in this dynamic and expanding industry.

Students in the Leisure and Corporate Travel Option will complete a field placement practicum in the fourth semester. As an alternative, students meeting the 3.0 Grade Point Average and further requirements can apply to a co-op work term.