Leisure Travel Planners role is to help people plan, choose and arrange their vacations. They will usually work with a budget set out by their client. The agent will also offer advice and opinions on where to go and local tourist attractions, events and customs based on personal experience and training.
Typical duties include:
A degree in any subject is acceptable, although travel, tourism, languages, leisure, business studies or management degree holders may be at an advantage.
A travel training company qualification or relevant travel agency, retail or sales work experience can also be helpful.
Personal travel experience outside of the USA is required
Key skills for travel agents