Travel counsellors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6521

Travel counsellors advise clients on travel options and tour packages, make bookings and reservations, prepare tickets and receive payment. They are employed in travel agencies, transportation and tourism firms and hotel chains.

Job Duties for Travel counsellors

  • Provide travel information to clients regarding destinations, transportation and accommodation options and travel costs, and recommend suitable products
  • Plan and organize vacation travel for individuals or groups
  • Make transportation and accommodation reservations using computerized reservation and ticketing system
  • Sell single fare tickets and package tours to clients
  • Promote particular destinations, tour packages and other travel services
  • Investigate new travel destinations, hotels and other facilities and attractions
  • Provide travel tips regarding tourist attractions, foreign currency, customs, languages and travel safety.

Working Conditions for Travel counsellors

Work is usually performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Booking Agent - Travel Agency
  • Reservation Agent - Travel Agency
  • Reservation Sales Agent - Travel Agency
  • Tourist Information Counsellor
  • Travel Agent
  • Travel Centre Counsellor
  • Travel Consultant
  • Travel Counsellor
  • Travel Information Agent
  • Travel Specialist
  • Visitor Information Counsellor
  • Reservation Agent - Travel Agency
  • Travel Agent
  • Travel Consultant