Tourism careers allow you to enrich the lives of others by bringing fun, excitement and adventure into their lives. Lead a group to local attractions, organise entire holidays including flights and accommodation, or take a creative role in tourism marketing: you will find tourism jobs that suit your style and skills.

Travel Agent/Travel Consultant

Be a part of the adventure, creating life-long memories for clients.

As a Travel Agent or Consultant, you will help customers plan their dream holidays. Travel Agents help customers choose suitable accommodation, travel and tourism activities to participate in while travelling. You’ll have the flexibility to work around the world or stay domestic. You could even start your own travel consultancy.

What does a Travel Agent/Travel Consultant do?

  • Pave the way for the perfect holiday, smoothing any obstacles
  • Provide advice on travel destinations and events
  • Assist customers in choosing how to map out itineraries
  • Use your industry knowledge to achieve the best deals in transportation, accommodation and tourism activities

Tourism Manager

Create enjoyable tourist experiences for customers of all types.

As a Tourism Manager, your role is to create and implement pleasant and exciting tourism experiences. Using your industry expertise you will develop tourism packages and manage the sale of these through hotels and resorts. You can operate as a consultant in a larger organisation or work within government agencies to recommend and build specific activities.

What does a Tourism Manager do?

  • Manage the development and promotion of a country, specific sites and specific attractions
  • Provide outstanding and memorable customer experiences
  • Plan and manage attractive tourism programs

Regional Tourism Manager

Use your local knowledge to create memorable experiences in a specific area.

Working as a Regional Tourism Manager, you will be managing, building and promoting regional tourism attractions. You will create exciting and memorable tourism packages, as well as responsibility for managing the sale of tourism packages through businesses like hotels and resorts. You can operate as a consultant in a larger organisation or work within government agencies to recommend and build specific tourism programs.

What does a Regional Tourism Manager do?

  • Promote tourism in a specific region
  • Oversee sales and marketing campaigns to draw in visitors
  • Manage relationships with industry, community and interest groups
  • Promote assistance and advice to regional visitors

Destinations Manager

Provide on-the-ground support, special events and local knowledge to visitors.

As a Destinations Manager, you will be a local expert in charge of planning, implementing and managing tourism experiences in your specific area. Liaise with local venues, transportation, entertainment, décor, off-site events, activities and more to construct memorable experiences for visitors.

What does a Destinations Manager do?

  • Ensure smooth operations including scheduling, budgeting and partnerships
  • Oversee sales and marketing campaigns
  • Manage relationships with industry, community and interest groups
  • Promote assistance and advice to visitors

Government Tourism Policy Advisor

Provide advice and support, increasing the value of tourism to the economy and national image.

Support the broader tourism industry as a Government Tourism Policy Advisor. Working with government departments on local, state and federal levels, you will promote tourism initiatives and help set the agenda for how the sector is funded, promoted and expanded in the future.

What does a Government Tourism Policy Advisor do?

  • Advise on or produce policies, and support legislation
  • Effectively promote and implement existing government strategies
  • Manage relationships with industry, community and interest groups
  • Work with a range of stakeholders on tourism issues and opportunities
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