Tourism careers

Leading employers

  • Crown Limited
  • Events Queensland
  • Flight Centre Limited
  • Harvey World Travel
  • Jupiters Hotel and Casino
  • Qantas Holidays
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • STA Travel
  • Tourism Australia
  • Tourism Industry Council NSW

Professional associations and industry bodies

Australian Federation of Travel Agents

Australian Hotels Association

Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC)

The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Tourism Accreditation Australia Ltd

Tourism Alliance Victoria

Tourism Council Western Australia

Tourism Industry Council NSW

Skills and personality

  • Analytical and evaluation skills to assess programs and services and customer satisfaction to make improvements
  • Coordination and problem solving abilities working with other staff and professionals and setting up times and resources for events and activities
  • Creativity and ingenuity developing advertising strategies for programs, accommodation and services
  • Enjoy working directly with people and helping them to have an enjoyable time
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to meeting sales goals and reaching out to potential customers
  • Excellent communication skills making guests feel welcome and comfortable
  • Exceptional customer service skills assisting guests and clients and ensuring satisfaction
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task performing different tasks at the same time
  • Leadership abilities managing staff and programs
  • Planning skills, organising activities and services for clients