The Tourism industry is a growing but competitive part of the global economy, with a huge variety of different businesses and destinations seeking to attract travellers from around the world. Postgraduate courses concerning Tourism and Leisure integrate core features of an MBA – such as training in management skills and the ability to base decisions on market signals – with sector-specific understanding of travel and recreation. Many Tourism courses have a particular emphasis upon sustainability, or particular connections with local travel spots seeking to train up high numbers of recruits with specialist skills. Regardless of if you want to work for a travel agent, manage a hotel, or set up your own business, an MA in Tourism and Leisure will provide you with a wealth of skills that will enhance your career prospects. It also provides a wealth of experience relevant to other career paths, including Hospitality and Retail.