LCCC

On-Line: Get Paid to Travel

Course Number:ZOLNE2G01
CEUs:2.4
Begin Date:2018-01-16
End Date:2018-03-08
Days/Times:null Anytime, Day or Night
Number of Sessions:12
Tuition:$135.00
Location:On-Line
Description:If you love to travel and enjoy working with individuals, tour directing may be the career for you! As a professional tour director, you can be hired by tour operators to escort groups on local programs, domestic tours, international tours and cruises. You may be on an African safari one week and cruising the Seven Seas the next. If you prefer local work, there’s plenty of opportunity working with local tour operators, destination management companies, and receptive services. You’ll find it challenging, exciting, rewarding, and with never a dull moment! You’ll learn the how-to of tour directing for part-time and full-time careers. You will gain detailed insight on the job responsibilities of a professional tour director including procedures for group airport check-ins and arrivals, hotel and motor coach procedures, tour briefings, narration, and documentation. Other topics covered include how to deal with tour members, tour safety, and how to handle emergencies effectively. In addition, you’ll also learn about career opportunities that are available for local, domestic and international tour directors, how to locate employers, how to get experience, and most importantly how to get hired. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world. Learn how to be part of it today! Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. The career is open to all ages. In fact, maturity is often an asset. The main requirement for the business is being able to perform the duties of a tour director, which are taught in this class. The tour director should have energy, good health and have the patience to assist the general public.
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