Turn Your “Adventure of a Lifetime” into a Lifetime Career!

Trekking the mountains to Machu Picchu, tasting the local cuisine in Paris, guiding a canoe trip through northwestern Ontario’s great outdoors, touring the Caribbean on a luxury cruise ship. Many dream of these once-in-a-lifetime adventures. But you can live it after graduating from Confederation College’s Tourism – Travel and Eco-Adventure two-year diploma program.

This program provides you with a comprehensive introduction to the tourism industry. Courses cover a variety of exciting topics including adventure expeditions, tourism marketing, flight attendant, business fundamentals, dimensions of the airline industry, global geography and the study of people around the world and more. You’ll also have a choice of either French or Spanish language options and a field placement or study abroad opportunity.


  • The Travel and Eco–Adventure program is endorsed by the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA)
  • Earn relevant industry certifications within the two years of your studies
  • Learn in the ideal outdoor classroom of northwestern Ontario
  • Opportunity to study abroad and experience a foreign culture

Images by or of students and faculty.

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Allison Pelletier - Scuba

Allison Pelletier

Flight Attendant

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Katie Arpin - Iceland

Katie Arpin


Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program have a wide variety of possible career options including airline customer service agents, flight attendants, tour destination reps, tour guides, travel agents, cruise line employees, tourist attraction operators, meeting/special events planners, heritage interpreters, eco-adventure guides and outfitters, government tourism agents and many more. The student will be able to explore a wide array of career paths, both in outbound and inbound tourism as well as developing global tourism skills that are transferable all around the world. Our hands-on training allows for quick advancement potential in the many sectors of the tourism industry. 

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