Government and Institutional Travel Courses

About the GITT Institute

GITT Institute (within the TOP project) is the first and only institution dedicated to the research and professional training of the Governmental and Institutional Travel and Tourism (GITT) sector. The entire training content is based on the international GITT standard (Standard-GITT), to meet the requirements and needs of GITT users.

Our training programs are aimed at educating, training, specializing and generating talent in all agents involved in Governmental and Institutional Travel and Tourism, from governmental Travel Units, workers of embassies and consulates themselves, to suppliers of accommodation, transportation or cuisine that provide their services in these trips.


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

UNITAR was created in 1963 to train and equip young diplomats from newly-independent UN Member States with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate through the diplomatic environment.

Over the years, UNITAR has acquired unique expertise and experience in designing and delivering a variety of training activities. We have become a leading institute in the provision of customized and creative learning solutions to institutions and individuals from both public and private sectors.

With a strategy fully focused on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UNITAR supports Governments to implement the 2030 Agenda. 

Programme Outline

40 hour Specialisation Course online-course

UNITAR – Governmental and Institutional Travel

  • Aims to allow tourism professionals to acquire specific skills in Governmental and Institutional Travel. Participants will learn about operational processes which are specific to this niche sector.
  • Participants will also learn ways how to improve their work performance, increase their employment opportunities and accordingly support the growth of this niche sector.
  • Certified and accredited by UNITAR.

This course is available for free for 20 candidates. Register your interest to be considered for this course.