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Tourism Consultant

Find out how to become a tourism consultant and work in the events and tourism industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of a tourism consultant is $39, 000 - 65,000 per annum

Overview

Tourism consultants ensure the supply of recreational transport, accommodation and entertainment to individuals and groups. They also offer advice, suggest itineraries and make travel arrangements. Employment for tourist consultants to 2019 is expected to experience moderate growth. Employment in this medium sized occupation grew moderately over the last five years.

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Key skills

Tourism consultants work with individuals and corporate clients to provide travel services and advice.

  • Understanding the wishes of clients who are planning to travel for either business or pleasure
  • Discussing itinerary options including costs, transport options, dates and safety restrictions
  • Making reservations for travel, accommodation and activities
  • Ensuring that clients have all of the necessary information for safe and smooth travel
  • Receiving disbursements and issuing tickets and other travel documents
  • Working with tourism agencies to create interesting client experiences

Quick facts

Working as a tourism consultant allows you to interact with computers to gather relevant information whilst making the most of your excellent communication skills.

Outlook
  • Average Hours Worked
    39.1 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
    *Source
  • Main Industries
    Administrative and support services; transport, postal, and warehousing; and other industries
  • Average qualification level
    Recommended qualification levels for tourism consultants start at diploma level

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from payscale.com.au and the Australian Government's joboutlook.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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