Tourism students study various topics related to the tourism industry, such as travel agency management, tourism marketing, conference and event planning, and travel industry laws. Any of these topics could be appropriate for a thesis since there is a lot of information available for research.
Event planning and conventions
Event and convention planning is an appropriate dissertation topic for tourism students. The aspects of this planning include the reservation of conferences and events, the management of the requests of the clients and the handling of the invoicing and of the financial aspects with the clients of events or conventions.
Marketing and promotion of tourism
Marketing and tourism promotion include elements of public relations and communications. In a dissertation, a student of tourism can write about the marketing strategies of the different cruise lines, travel agencies and hotels. Researching and writing on how to get to the different tourist spots using new media such as Twitter and Facebook, can is an important research topic for a tourism thesis.
Law of the tourism sector
Complex and interesting, the law of the tourist industry is a topic with a lot of information. The industry law regarding airline, cruise, hotel and passenger rights contains interesting thesis topics. As part of a tourism student’s research, it would be helpful to speak with an experienced travel agent who deals with legal travel contracts.
Organization and planning of excursions or tours
Organizing and planning trips in the same place and in advance through the Internet for clients, is a valuable thesis topic. Designing tours for specific groups and around or in connection with local events that may be of interest to visitors is an interesting topic. Investigating how to coordinate visits with other agencies in the geographic region in order to offer package deals is also a valuable topic.