Travel counsellors advise clients on travel options and tour packages, make bookings and reservations, prepare tickets and receive payment. They are employed in travel agencies, transportation and tourism firms and hotel chains. (National Occupational Classification)
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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized training leading specifically to a career as a Travel Counsellor. The Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management offers courses in leisure and tourism as part of the Bachelor of Recreation Management & Community Development program and minor in Recreation Studies. U of M's Anthropology department and Human Geography program offer individual courses focused on travel and tourism.
Canada's National Occupational Classification outlines the following employment requirements for Travel Counsellors:
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Date modified: September 13, 2018