Deepesh Nigam

What are the necessary skills required to get a job of Tourist Guide/Manager?

Can you help me out


by Deepesh Nigam
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What are the necessary skills required to get a job of Tourist Guide/Manager?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Dy. Manager Education & Counselling, Welspun India Limited
  • Chandigarh

The travel and tourism industry offers a wide variety of jobs for different kinds of people. There are opportunities for those who enjoy working with people by being in direct contact all the time as also for people who wish to work behind the scenes.



The job where they meet the public all the time, consists of giving information and advice, sorting out travel and accommodation , arrangements and helping resolving logistical problems that may arise. Travel agents, marketing representatives , tour escorts and tour guide are the typical jobs for the socially oriented. Ticketing and reservation jobs are a blend of social with office work.



Travel and tourism management is the ideal qualification for managerial positions in the travel and tourism industry. The tourism industry is a service industry with work opportunities in both the public and private sector. Department of tourism of the central and state government formulate policies, select and develop centers of tourist attraction and provide travel and transport facilities to tourist centers both from abroad and within the country.



Useful skills for working in tourism industry are an willingness to travel, outgoing nature,m ability to communicate with people at all levels of society and intellect- Indian or foreign, enthusiasm for meeting people. love for , interest in and awareness of the country history's and culture , tact, diplomacy, good memory for facts and figures and interesting tit bits of information, self assurance , helpful nature, friendly manner, sense of responsibility , efficiency , organizing ability , common sense , ability to take initiative and good judgment of people.





There is no dearth of work opportunities and remuneration in this profession is purely linked to functions such as the level of responsibility , the extent of decision making , the size of the organization and its volume of business. For tourist guides and escorts, the peak tourist season brings in additional remuneration as their employment is usually seasonal in nature.

In order to post replies to the question: "What are the necessary skills required to get a job of Tourist Guide/Manager?"

Post Reply

Latest Answers

How to get a job of commerce lecturer after completing M.Com?

Hi,If you are willing to become a lecturer in any recognized university in India, you need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria:1. Must have .. READ MORE

How to prepare for NET exam and for computer science subject?

It?has been designed keeping in mind two important aspects: 1. ?Your academic qualification &?  2. ?Number of hours you can dedic .. READ MORE

Eligibility for NET Lectureship exam?

To apply for NTA UGC NET 2020, students must have a post-graduation degree from a university recognized by UGC, with a minim .. READ MORE

What Type Of Questions Are Asked In The Entrance Exams?

In the objective type paper you will get so many sections which are as mentioned below: Name of Section Marks Allotted Quantitative Aptitude - .. READ MORE
Most Popular

What bank exams can I give after 12th? What is the procedure involved in getting bank job?

As per my suggestions, you can prepare for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2021. I have discussed bellow all the eligibility of NABARD Grade A. Age Limit:  .. READ MORE

I want to become bank manager which course should I do

For a career in the Banking sector any degree will do..however, if one has a commerce degree the job will be easier and more chances for further ca .. READ MORE

What Type Of Questions Are Asked In The Entrance Exams?

In the objective type paper you will get so many sections which are as mentioned below: Name of Section Marks Allotted Quantitative Aptitude - .. READ MORE

List of colleges where I can apply for M.Tech without GATE score?

Hello, I was thinking to prepare for UGC NET Exam 2021. If it possible to do after M.Tech? I don't know what to do next. Because, now I am thinking to .. READ MORE
Caching Date: 1/16/2021 5:59:41 AM