What is Tourism?

Tourism is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, usually for a limited duration. People working in tourism help to make this travel possible through many different types of employment.

Example Jobs

  • Tour Guide
  • Booking Agent
  • Hotel Manager
  • Chef

What skills do you need to work in Tourism?

  • Interest in travel and tourism
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Where do Tourism professionals work?

Tourism professionals work in both the public and private sectors.

Typical work activities

  • Facilitating travel
  • Liaising with members of the public

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