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CAREER IN TRAVEL & TOURISM
Travel & Tourism Industry
Distributors <ul><li>The people, groups or firms that  deliver the products and services of travel to consumers. </li></ul...
Public Sector Organisations <ul><li>Government departments with responsibility for the industry: </li></ul><ul><li>MP Stat...
Transport <ul><li>Delivery of travel products and services by: </li></ul><ul><li>Road </li></ul><ul><li>Air  </li></ul><ul...
Other Industry Players <ul><li>Insurance firms and car hire companies: </li></ul><ul><li>Insurers provide cover for goods,...
Accommodation, Tour Operators & Distributors <ul><li>Providing the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the industry: </li></ul><ul><li>Hot...
Career Options <ul><li>Career In Aviation </li></ul><ul><li>Need smart and presentable professionals  </li></ul><ul><li>wi...
<ul><li>Career In Travel Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate travel and other services for all  </li></ul><ul><li>individua...
<ul><li>Career In Tour Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Find job opportunities in tourism departments </li></ul><ul><li>Also work i...
<ul><li>Career In Tour Operator </li></ul><ul><li>The best option available to tour  </li></ul><ul><li>operator, is to sta...
Personal Attributes   <ul><li>One need to have a pleasant personality and detailed knowledge concerning traveling and tour...
Remuneration   <ul><li>Jobs in the travel and tourism industry offer good remuneration </li></ul><ul><li>Pay scale differs...
 
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  1. 1. CAREER IN TRAVEL & TOURISM
  2. 2. Travel & Tourism Industry
  3. 3. Distributors <ul><li>The people, groups or firms that deliver the products and services of travel to consumers. </li></ul><ul><li>These include: </li></ul><ul><li>travel agents (business and leisure) </li></ul><ul><li>travel operators selling direct to the consumer </li></ul><ul><li>firms selling on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>call centres handling customer service </li></ul>
  4. 4. Public Sector Organisations <ul><li>Government departments with responsibility for the industry: </li></ul><ul><li>MP State Tourism Development Corporation Limited. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Transport <ul><li>Delivery of travel products and services by: </li></ul><ul><li>Road </li></ul><ul><li>Air </li></ul><ul><li>Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Rail </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Industry Players <ul><li>Insurance firms and car hire companies: </li></ul><ul><li>Insurers provide cover for goods, services and people </li></ul><ul><li>Car hire providers meeting onward travel needs of business and leisure customers </li></ul>
  7. 7. Accommodation, Tour Operators & Distributors <ul><li>Providing the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the industry: </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels, villas, apartments, B&B, camping parks </li></ul><ul><li>Packages of travel tours to popular locations </li></ul><ul><li>Selling the travel product/service to individual and business consumers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Career Options <ul><li>Career In Aviation </li></ul><ul><li>Need smart and presentable professionals </li></ul><ul><li>with a degree in hotel management or </li></ul><ul><li>travel and tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Reservation and counter staff </li></ul><ul><li>Air hostess </li></ul><ul><li>Flight pursuers </li></ul><ul><li>Sales and marketing staff </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Career In Travel Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate travel and other services for all </li></ul><ul><li>individuals traveling for vacations or </li></ul><ul><li>business purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing information about the destination, </li></ul><ul><li>hotel ratings, the cheapest and the fastest </li></ul><ul><li>mode of transport, visas, foreign exchange etc </li></ul><ul><li>Placements : </li></ul><ul><li>In the Government sector </li></ul><ul><li>Directorates & tourism departments </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration department </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Transport Services </li></ul><ul><li>Road Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Airlines Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Guides </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Career In Tour Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Find job opportunities in tourism departments </li></ul><ul><li>Also work in the private sector with travel agencies and tour operators </li></ul><ul><li>Tour guides can also work as travel journalists or travel writers </li></ul><ul><li>Self employment is good option in this sector </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Career In Tour Operator </li></ul><ul><li>The best option available to tour </li></ul><ul><li>operator, is to start their own </li></ul><ul><li>tour/travel agency </li></ul><ul><li>one should have adequate capital to start </li></ul><ul><li>tour company </li></ul><ul><li>one can also work with tour/travel companies </li></ul><ul><li>They can seek suitable employment opportunities in government tourism departments too </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personal Attributes <ul><li>One need to have a pleasant personality and detailed knowledge concerning traveling and tourist destinations </li></ul><ul><li>One need to have good communication and language skills </li></ul><ul><li>Business tactics and social etiquettes are requiremed </li></ul><ul><li>The ability and patience to help and provide hospitality is a must </li></ul>
  13. 13. Remuneration <ul><li>Jobs in the travel and tourism industry offer good remuneration </li></ul><ul><li>Pay scale differs at different level depending upon qualification, experience </li></ul><ul><li>Counter Clerk Rs. 1,500-2,000, </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Rs. 2,000-2,500, </li></ul><ul><li>Junior Executive Rs. 3,000-3,500, </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Manager Rs. 3,800 -4,500 </li></ul><ul><li>General Manager Rs. 5,000-6,000 </li></ul>
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