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Travel & Tourism

Our travel & tourism department offers learners the perfect platform for relevant industry courses with a range of QQI and other industry qualifications available.

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We are working remotely and are available to support you with any queries you have - please email Brandon at or call him on 01-8920035. We are conducting interviews for full time courses by Skype at this time.

Our acadmic delivery teams are all also working remotely and are supporting our students to continue with their studies through online learning or to get started for those just commencing their learning journey.  Please don't hesitate to contact us, we are delighted to have the opportunity to support your future.

Welcome to our Travel & Tourism Department

Our travel and tourism programmes are the perfect platform of study for those wishing to go straight into related employment in this fast-growing and exciting industry. A related recognisable qualification in the area is particularly beneficial and will supports graduates access potential employment opportunities.  Portobello Institute offer full and part-time courses in  airline & cabin crew studies, travel agency skills training and tour guide training. 

A recent trip enjoyed by our tourism students gave them the opportunity to visit Irelands number one attraction, the Guinness Storehouse. The focus of this field trip was to give our students a first hand look at all elements required to run a top class tourist attraction.

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Success Stories

A truly remarkable story: Sergey Dolgy

We are absolutely delighted to share his remarkable journey

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Ryan Kemp, One Year on

We are delighted to share this inspirational story on business graduate, Ryan Kemp

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Amy Caffrey's career is taking off!

From her initial role in Slot Allocation with Ryanair, Amy landed a position in Flight Planning after just eight months. As a result of undertaking the Airline Studies, Amy is working in jobs she previously didn’t know existed!

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Joanne Power

Travel Programme Manager

Joanne has been teaching in Portobello for fifteen years and is extremely passionate about customer service in the Travel and Tourism industry. She tutors in Tourism and Travel, Tour Operations, Airline Studies, Customer Service and Communications.

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“Aircraft and aviation have always been a passion of mine from a young age, I am now doing a job I didn't know existed and I love every day of it"

Amy Caffrey

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Our Open Days give the opportunity to meet with one of our department experts who will guide and advise on the best course possible to suit all requirements

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Success Stories

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