Department for the Organization of Governmental Travels: Travel Unit

Price: £299
Duration: 60-100 hours


The gradual evolution of the ‘Governmental and Institutional Travel and Tourism’ (GITT), has led to a standardisation and specialisation of the professionals involved in this sector. Due to their very nature, governmental and institutional travel is configured around a team of professionals who must know the particularities of the sector in order to guarantee the success of the trips.

Course format

This expert course is available in e-learning format from the virtual campus of the GITT Institute.

This course requires approximately 60 to 100 hours of study to be completed in 6 months from the purchase date (enrolment validity). After the enrolment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.

Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

What you will learn

In this course, we describe the actions that the Governmental Department in charge of managing and monitoring these trips, called the Travel Unit, carries out according to the organisation and execution of the trips. In accordance with this, the course defines the different internal structure models that these departments usually follow, along with management and planning models, through which certain functions are executed throughout each of the stages that these trips go through.

Furthermore, the course also includes the foundations defined by the United Nations in its Agenda 2030 in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals, applied in this case to Tourism and Government Travel.

Key topics

Governmental and Institutional Travel and Tourism / GITT / Delegation / Travel Agencies / Foreign Affairs / Press / Security / Protocol / Transport.

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Students

  • Professionals who want to broaden their knowledge

  • Accommodation Services Suppliers

  • Professionals from Travel Units

  • Travel Agencies

  • Professionals from Chauffeured Services Suppliers

  • Professionals from accommodation services suppliers

  • Professionals from city halls

Certificate awarded

A UNITAR-CIFAL Certificate is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam.

Exam information

Exam Method: Online exam

Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Single choice questions, True/False question

Number of questions: 15

Time Allowance: 45 minutes

Passing Grade: 70% correct answers

Number of exam attempts: 3