Travel and Tourism Manager
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Pay & Remuneration
Starting salaries are low, ranging between Rs.1.5 – 2 lakhs a year but the compensation increases with experience and sometimes as part of the tour one gets an opportunity to travel also.
Career prospects are bright as professionals in this field get employment in tourism department, in ground staff of airlines, and with tour operators. The outlook in travel and tourism industry are bright as India is fast emerging as a sought after travel destination and there is need for many qualified professionals in this field.
A day in life
No two days are similar in the travel and tourism industry. Since the travel advisers plan and execute different tours for the travelers their days are packed with taking the requirements from the clients and making the required bookings and arrangements for flights or journey on road, accommodation and food etc. Some time is also spent in liasoning with the airlines and other hotel staff as one needs their cooperation all the time.
If you are not too keen on becoming a Travel and Tourism Manager, then you may like to explore other career options, some of which have been listed below. A detailed list of careers can also be seen for selecting any other career that might be of interest to you. However, the experts at MapMyTalent advise everyone that a career should not be decided based merely on interests. Rather, a career decision should be based on ones aptitude and personality as well, which can be understood through the Aptitude Test and the Personality Test available at MapMyTalent.