Adventure, exploration, and passion—in the booming travel industry, it's all part of the job!

In Saddleback's cutting-edge Travel and Tourism program, students get the hands-on skills to launch careers working for major tourist areas and resorts. Grads also go on to promote and plan all kinds of travel like cruises and flights, as well as work in ticketing and reservations.

Degrees and Certificates

Employment Opportunities

  • Travel Counselor
  • Meeting Planner
  • In-house travel Consultant
  • Reservation Sales Agent
  • Ticket Agent

With further education and experience, sales representative for:

  • Airlines
  • Amtrak
  • Car Rental Companies
  • Cruise Lines
  • Tour Operations
  • Convention and Incentive Specialist
  • Tour Escort
  • Travel Industry Evaluator

Careers and Salaries

  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner: $57,040
  • Travel Agent: $51,080
  • Ticket Agent/Travel Clerk: $38,990
  • Concierge: $38,010
  • Tour/Travel Guide: $37,260

Contact the Travel and Tourism Department