Tourism and Travel Advisers

Snapshot

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

 
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Tourism and Travel Advisers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
23,900
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$961
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

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  • 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

Job Titles

  • Tourist Information Officer
  • Travel Consultant

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Tourism

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