Travel Counsellors

(NOC 6431)

Career Description

Travel counsellors provide travel information to individuals and groups regarding destinations, transportation, and accommodation options/travel costs.

Duties May Include

They may:

Plan and organize vacation travel for individuals or groups;

Make transportation/accommodation reservations using a computerized reservation/ticketing system;

Sell single-fare tickets and packaged tours;

Promote particular destinations, tour packages, and other travel services;

Investigate new travel destinations, hotels, and other facilities/attractions;

Provide travel tips regarding tourist attractions, foreign currency, customs, languages, and travel safety.

Examples of Titles

Travel Agent

Where They Work

Travel counsellors work in travel agencies, hotel chains, and transportation/tourism firms.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism - Travel Services Management Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Diploma; Online
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism - Travel Services Diploma
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Studies Diploma; Co-op
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Capilano University
North Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Management International Diploma
Tourism Management Co-operative Education Diploma; Co-op
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Modified on May 20, 2012