How to get a job as a tourism manager
First you need to choose in advance place of work. Use the Internet and view websites of different travel agencies. A good website is able to tell you the age and the size of the company and its major tourist destinations. Pay attention to the type of Agency. It may be a company tour operator that sells its own directions and tours. The second type of travel agents. Such enterprises are engaged in the sales of foreign tours and their destinations do not have. The third type is the most common tour operator/agent. Firms are selling private tours and tours of other companies. Walking around the sites of travel agencies, you can find information about vacancies. Some companies hang on the website forms resumes that you can fill and send to the specified email address. When sent a questionnaire, be sure to call and make an appointment.
Among travel agencies tour operators meet large and small enterprises. Work is here though, and requires more responsibility and commitment, but much more interesting from the point of view of career and financial growth. Mastering the profession of a travel Manager in the tour operator, you will soon be able to go on a promotional tour. A promotional tour is a business trip to another country. You will have a rest a little, but a lot of interesting to learn. No experience as a Manager, you did not immediately take, but the probability is that it will offer the vacancy of assistant Manager. Oh, it's hard work. Will have to arrange some papers call them, where you do not want to bring and carry heavy folders. But at the same time, you will always be in business and will begin to understand what was happening and good living.
If you are a beginner in Hiking, then try to get to the tour Agency – a firm that sells tours from tour operators. Typically it's a small company, which employs 5 people. To get a job as a Manager here easily in the presence of vacancies, especially if you have your own travel experience. But even if you didn't go anywhere, you can still interest a Director of the company. The main thing that you was impressed by the courteous, competent and self-confident person, able to tell interesting. Earnings will be small, but learn to sell and gain valuable experience in tourism, which will come in handy for future career development.
Firms mixed type – tour operator/travel agent is a great way to start small and achieve the heights. It is possible to get a job as assistant Manager, and sales Manager, Agency tours, that is tours from other travel agencies. Selling packages from other companies, you bear less responsibility before the tourists and their firm. And it is only a plus at the initial stage of the career. When you begin to navigate each component of a tour package – basic directions, transfers, flights, hotels, and of course, the documents for travel abroad, you will be offered more challenging and interesting, in every sense, employment and a decent wage.