Welcome to the Canadian Academy of Travel & Tourism!
As a CATT student you’ll learn many of the in-depth skills you’ll need in your future career through relevant training, national and international student learning opportunities, work placements and internships.
Connect with CATT and keep up to date on news, competitions and events.
Training & Education
On the Discover Tourism website, you can find out more about the tourism sector, skills training and certification, and possible careers in tourism. While you’re there, visit the Interactive Zone and take a quiz to see what tourism career best suits you.
Check out the School Finder for postsecondary education and training options available to you across Canada.
If you’d like to further your tourism education by studying online, through self-directed learning, visit the emerit website and learn more.
An essential part of the CATT program, work placements and volunteering give you the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge in a real life tourism work situation. You may have the opportunity to try different areas and roles to see what you like best.
Check out CATT alumni profiles and see how other CATT students are building successful careers in the tourism workplace.
Be sure to watch It’s Not Work Because… on YouTube to find out why people across Canada love their careers in tourism and hospitality.
Global Travel & Tourism Partnership
The Canadian Academy of Travel & Tourism is a member of the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP), a global association of educational programs and partners that introduce students to careers in travel and tourism. CATT students can connect with their peers around the world through numerous GTTP opportunities, including:
- Global tourism competitions
- A certificate program
- An international conference
Student Scholarship Program
The Canadian Academy of Travel & Tourism offers scholarships to high school graduates who have earned a CATT Certificate and who are registering in a postsecondary program related to tourism.
Ask your school’s CATT Coordinator for more information.