A male tourist information officer helps a tourist with local sightseeing in a hotel lobby

Tourist Information Officer

Tourist Information Officers provide travel and accommodation information to tourists. They may work in call centres.

Overview

Tourist Information Officers provide travel and accommodation information to tourists. They may work in call centres.

Day-to-day

  • answers inquiries from tourists and offers suggestions about tours, travel routes, accommodation and local customs
  • provides literature and information on local and inter-island tours and places of interest
  • discusses transport availability and cost
  • may work in a call centre.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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To become a Tourist Information Officer

  • You can work as a Tourist Information Officer without formal qualifications, however, a course in tourism or another related field may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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