career-opportunities

★ Tour Manager

★ Travel Product Designer

★ Foreign Exchange Officer

★ Travel Educator

★ Tour Escorts

★ Marketing Officer

★ Sales Manager

★ Travel Consultant

★ Customer Sales Executive

★ Itinerary Planner

★ Sales & Marketing Manager

★ Reservation Executive

★ Tour Operators

★ Front Office Manager

★ Destination Manager

★ In-flight Associates

★ Sales Reservation Agents

★ Specialist Guide

★ Tour Guide Operator

★ Travel Sales Assistant

★ Domestic Travel Consultant

★ Travel Agent Manager

★ Regional Tourism Manager

★ Public Relation Manager

★ Guest Service Coordinator

★ Tour Guide

★ Tour Leader

★ Group Tour Coordinator

★ Tour Operators

★ International Travel Consultant

★ Travel Advisor

★ Operation Manager

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, Indian tourism revenue grew 6.9 percent to almost $42 billion in 2010 despite a global recession“Incredible India,” the marketing slogan that attracts tourists to India from around the globe, also reports incredible results for its marketers.

Tourism benefits India in three ways-employment, foreign currency and infrastructure development. This includes jobs in hotels, transport, attractions and tour companies. Others indirectly benefit such as restaurants and retail shops. Tourism generates over $11 billion in foreign currency, assisting the country’s trade balance. Another benefit is infrastructure development such as hotel construction, airport improvements and ground transportation systems.

Tourism is the fastest growing industry around the world and trained professionals are required to cater to the needs of the travellers.  A very wide industry, it includes Government tourism departments, Immigration and customs services, travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels etc and many associated service industries such as airline catering or laundry services, Guides, Interpreters, Tourism promotion and sales etc. An approximate 20 million people are working in India’s Tourism industry. Career opportunities in travel and tourism are huge and the industry provides a range of job options for professionals with appropriate education.  Career Options such as Tour Manager, Customer Sales Executive, Travel Product Designer, Itinerary Planning, Sales and Marketing, Foreign Exchange, Travel Educator, reservation and counter staff, sales and marketing staff, tour escorts and tour operators. Airlines are on constant lookout for ground staff or in-flight associates, traffic assistants, reservation and counter staff, air hostess and flight pursers, sales, marketing and client servicing staff. many unconventional opportunities available in this sector, including handling passports and visas, destination manager, travel consultant, front office management, HR, business development, PR and event management.

As a fresher in India the candidate will start with a package of approximately 1.5 lakh to 3 lakh per annum.