Travel Counsellors  (NOC 6431)

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Career Description
Travel counsellors provide travel information to individuals and groups regarding destinations, transportation, and accommodation options/travel costs.

Duties May Include
They may:

Plan and organize vacation travel for individuals or groups;

Make transportation/accommodation reservations using a computerized reservation/ticketing system;

Sell single-fare tickets and packaged tours;

Promote particular destinations, tour packages, and other travel services;

Investigate new travel destinations, hotels, and other facilities/attractions;

Provide travel tips regarding tourist attractions, foreign currency, customs, languages, and travel safety.

Examples of Titles
Travel Agent

Where They Work
Travel counsellors work in travel agencies, hotel chains, and transportation/tourism firms.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s)
Tourism Management; Diploma
Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s)
Tourism and Travel; Diploma

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Updated Sunday, May 20, 2012

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