Tourism Manager

Tourism Manager

Tourist Managers provide travel, hospitality and accommodation information and services to tourists, promote tourism, and assess tourist opportunities for local communities.

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $992

Where you could work:

Businesses - Marriott Resort, Hilton Hotel, Aquaduck

Theme park - Movie World, Sea World, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Accommodation Resorts - Classic Holidays Resorts (Tiki Village)

Tourism Managers do the following tasks:

  • Answer questions from tourists, visitors, local residents and other tourism industry colleagues, in person, over the phone, via email or online
  • Make suggestions on tours, travel routes, accommodation and local attractions
  • Provide literature and information on local, interstate and international tours and places of interest
  • Maintain literature and brochure stocks
  • Sell souvenirs and other merchandise
  • Discuss transport, accommodation and tour availability and cost
  • Arrange bookings and documentation for travel and accommodation, and collect payment
  • Assist travel agents and tour operators in preparing itineraries for tourists
  • Undertake general clerical and office duties
  • Coordinate volunteer or part-time staff
  • Put together statistics concerning the number and nature of enquiries
  • Be responsible for overall presentation of the information centre