Career In Travel & Tourism

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<ul><li>1.CAREER IN TRAVEL &amp; TOURISM</li></ul> <p>2. Travel &amp; Tourism Industry 3. Distributors </p> <ul><li>The people, groups or firms thatdeliver 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> <p>4. Public Sector Organisations </p> <ul><li>Government departments with responsibility for the industry: </li></ul> <ul><li>MP State Tourism Development Corporation Limited. </li></ul> <p>5. Transport </p> <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> <p>6. Other Industry Players </p> <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> <p>7. Accommodation, Tour Operators &amp; Distributors </p> <ul><li>Providing the nuts and bolts of the industry: </li></ul> <ul><li>Hotels, villas, apartments, B&amp;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> <p>8. Career Options </p> <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> <p>9. </p> <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 &amp; 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> <p>10. </p> <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> <p>11. </p> <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> <p>12. Personal Attributes </p> <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> <p>13. Remuneration </p> <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> <p>14. </p>