Career In Travel & Tourism
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  • 1. CAREER IN TRAVEL & TOURISM
  • 2. Travel & Tourism Industry
  • 3. Distributors
    • The people, groups or firms that deliver the products and services of travel to consumers.
    • These include:
    • travel agents (business and leisure)
    • travel operators selling direct to the consumer
    • firms selling on the Internet
    • call centres handling customer service
  • 4. Public Sector Organisations
    • Government departments with responsibility for the industry:
    • MP State Tourism Development Corporation Limited.
  • 5. Transport
    • Delivery of travel products and services by:
    • Road
    • Air
    • Sea
    • Rail
  • 6. Other Industry Players
    • Insurance firms and car hire companies:
    • Insurers provide cover for goods, services and people
    • Car hire providers meeting onward travel needs of business and leisure customers
  • 7. Accommodation, Tour Operators & Distributors
    • Providing the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the industry:
    • Hotels, villas, apartments, B&B, camping parks
    • Packages of travel tours to popular locations
    • Selling the travel product/service to individual and business consumers
  • 8. Career Options
    • Career In Aviation
    • Need smart and presentable professionals
    • with a degree in hotel management or
    • travel and tourism
    • Reservation and counter staff
    • Air hostess
    • Flight pursuers
    • Sales and marketing staff
  • 9.
    • Career In Travel Agent
    • Facilitate travel and other services for all
    • individuals traveling for vacations or
    • business purposes.
    • Providing information about the destination,
    • hotel ratings, the cheapest and the fastest
    • mode of transport, visas, foreign exchange etc
    • Placements :
    • In the Government sector
    • Directorates & tourism departments
    • Immigration department
    • Commercial Sector
    • Transport Services
    • Road Transport
    • Airlines Transport
    • Guides
  • 10.
    • Career In Tour Guide
    • Find job opportunities in tourism departments
    • Also work in the private sector with travel agencies and tour operators
    • Tour guides can also work as travel journalists or travel writers
    • Self employment is good option in this sector
  • 11.
    • Career In Tour Operator
    • The best option available to tour
    • operator, is to start their own
    • tour/travel agency
    • one should have adequate capital to start
    • tour company
    • one can also work with tour/travel companies
    • They can seek suitable employment opportunities in government tourism departments too
  • 12. Personal Attributes
    • One need to have a pleasant personality and detailed knowledge concerning traveling and tourist destinations
    • One need to have good communication and language skills
    • Business tactics and social etiquettes are requiremed
    • The ability and patience to help and provide hospitality is a must
  • 13. Remuneration
    • Jobs in the travel and tourism industry offer good remuneration
    • Pay scale differs at different level depending upon qualification, experience
    • Counter Clerk Rs. 1,500-2,000,
    • Assistant Rs. 2,000-2,500,
    • Junior Executive Rs. 3,000-3,500,
    • Regional Manager Rs. 3,800 -4,500
    • General Manager Rs. 5,000-6,000
  • 14.