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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.


 Tourism - Destinations and Travel 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.

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) ⭐⭐⭐

130 Dundas St
London, ON N6A 1G2
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.


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 marian.vanderwoude@mohawkcollege.ca