Tourism and Travel Adviser

Tourism and Travel Advisers plan and organise travel and accommodation for clients, and provide travel and accommodation information to tourists.

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$1318 per week
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    Overview

    Tourism and Travel Advisers plan and organise travel and accommodation for clients, and provide travel and accommodation information to tourists.

    Day-to-day

    • determining clients' requirements for travel, accommodation and special interests
    • suggesting itineraries based on available travel routes and cost, availability and convenience of transport
    • making and confirming travel and accommodation reservations and informing clients of bus, plane, ship and train connections
    • notifying clients of travel dates, baggage limits, and medical and visa requirements
    • providing information on tourist attractions and tour availability, and procedures for dealing with lost and stolen documents
    • assisting with travel clearances
    • collecting payments and issuing clients' itineraries, relevant documentation, tickets for travel and vouchers for accommodation
    • providing information on travel insurance, relevant government regulations such as customs regulations, and use of credit cards and traveller's cheques
    • answering inquiries from tourists and offering suggestions about tours, travel routes, accommodation and local customs
    • providing literature and information on local and interstate tours and places of interest
    • discussing transport availability and cost
    • may work in a call centre.

    To become a Tourism and Travel Adviser

    • You can work as a Tourism or Travel Adviser without formal qualifications, however, a course in tourism or another related field may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

      Take a Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

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