FAQ

WHAT IS IATA ?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association of the world’s scheduled international airline industry. Originally founded in 1919, it now groups together nearly 280 airlines, including the largest.

HOW IS RIYA INSTITUTE OF HOSPITALITY CONNECTED TO IATA?

Riya Institute of Hospitality – an offshoot of India’s trusted ‘Total Travel Solutions Provider’, Riya Group – is India’s premier IATA authorized training centre and has been approved by the IATA Aviation Training & Development Institute, Montreal, Canada. Since 2007, Riya has been successfully mentoring countless IATA aspirants across India and empowering each individual to emerge as top-notch professionals worldwide.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF DOING AN IATA COURSE?

Well, IATA courses are globally recognized and the courses are designed to provide extensive knowledge of Travel Trade. The earning potential in the tourism and travel industry is on par with any other major industry and in fact, much better.

HOW CAN I BENEFIT BY STUDYING AT RIYA?

State-of-the-art training centre set in the midst of Cochin’s busiest hot spot, air-conditioned classrooms, multimedia teaching aids, motivational student-trainer interaction, highly-qualified faculty and personalized attention are some of the advantages that await you at Riya Institute of Hospitality. A Riya-Trained IATA-Certified Airline Travel & Tour Professional also has the unique advantage of being able to confidently move from the classroom to the world-class tourism industry. Here, you will be extensively trained at handling wide-ranging career profiles at domestic / international airports and travel agencies.

WILL I BE OFFERED INTERNSHIP?

Yes. A 3-month internship training with at all business verticals of Riya Group is part of the course you choose to enroll in at Riya. After the hands-on training you get in ticketing, holiday packages, passport / visa handling, travel insurance, foreign exchange and global calling cards, you will be ready to take on the world like a thorough professional.
All eligible candidates will be absorbed by Riya Group on a PAN-India basis.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP?

We are committed to assisting you in achieving your career dreams throughout the training process. All eligible aspirants can apply for scholarship at Riya Institute of Hospitality. For more information on the scholarship process and eligibility criteria, please feel free to get in touch with us.

HOW CAN I APPLY?

It’s very simple. Once you have decided on the course you would like to pursue at Riya Institute of Hospitality, you may either apply online or click here to download the Registration Form and personally submit the duly filled particulars at our office.

IS THE ENTIRE COURSE FEE PAYABLE AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION?

Yes, there is an installment facility available for your convenience.

IS THERE ANY ENTRANCE EXAM?

Yes, you will have to pass the Psychometric Test.

WHAT IS THE AGE LIMIT?

There is no age limit to study at Riya. Anyone who has completed 12th standard can join us to either carve a career in the tourism and travel industry or take the next best step in boosting their professional prowess.

WHAT TYPE OF JOBS WILL I BE ELIGIBLE FOR AFTER STUDYING AT RIYA?

1. Airlines & GSA

  • Management Trainee
  • Reservation & Ticketing Officer
  • Sales Executive
  • Fare Desk Assistant
2. Tour Operators
  • Tour Escort (Outbound / Inbound)
  • Tour Planner
  • Sales & Marketing Executive
3. Tourism Departments & Affiliates
  • Tour Counselors
  • Reservation Officers
4. Corporate Houses
  • Travel Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Travel Assistant
5. Travel Agencies
  • Management Trainee
  • Reservation & Ticketing Officer
  • Sales Executive

DO YOU GUARANTEE PLACEMENTS?

We offer 100% placement assistance in placing all our students at multinational, reputed travel houses, airlines, travel departments and so forth. As we mentioned earlier, Riya has this exclusive system of a 3-month internship training with at all business verticals of Riya Group as part of the course. After the hands-on training you get in ticketing, holiday packages, passport / visa handling, travel insurance, foreign exchange and global calling cards, you will be ready to take on the world like a thorough professional.
All eligible candidates will be absorbed by Riya Group on a PAN-India basis.