What's this about?
If you have great communication and customer service skills and are happy to work long hours including weekends and evenings this job sector could suit you.
You could be working in a range of settings dealing with passenger travel such as at airports, sea, rail and road transport. You could also be working at a resort for a hotel or tour operator or in a travel agents providing travel information.
There is a big growth in adventure tourism – go on a desert experience and ride a camel, learn how to surf, ski or climb a mountain. There are also opportunities for people with specialist skills such as in spa therapy, sports coaching and childcare to provide these services to guests on holidays.
Language skills would be an additional benefit to anybody wanting to work in other countries.