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Overview

Tourist Information Officers provide travel and accommodation information to tourists. They may work in call centres.

Day-to-day

  • answers inquiries from tourists and offers suggestions about tours, travel routes, accommodation and local customs
  • provides literature and information on local and inter-island tours and places of interest
  • discusses transport availability and cost
  • may work in a call centre.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become a Tourist Information Officer

  • You can work as a Tourist Information Officer 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.

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