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Travel Counselor Resume

A Travel Counselor is mainly responsible for counseling customers and helping them with their knowledge of a wide variety of tourism places. They also provide them travel information so that the clients can decide on the best tourism spot to select.

The job of the travel counselor includes booking tickets, collecting payments from customers and managing the documents related to travelling. These skilled workers need to have the ability to understand the customer's mind and to design better travel strategies. Among the duties mentioned above, a travel counselor has to counsel and advise a customer on choosing the best travel package based on its needs and interests; help customers with information and assign travel guides to them during their journey.


Your travel counselor resume can start with your contact details: full name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. The next section of your resume can contain the objective statement that has to describe what position you are looking for and what skills and qualifications, you have for the job. In the next section, you can add your skills. Mention some general skills as well as some skills, which you have gained in your experience as a travel counselor: strong communication skills and ability to persuade clients.

In the following section, you have to add your professional work experience. This section has to run chronologically from your last to your current position. Present what your duties and tasks were in every position, how you attracted new clients or how you increased the company's profitability. Your last section has to focus on your education. Again, you have to add education from the last training or qualification. When listing your education remember that you have to add the name of the degree, the name of the school you attended to and the location of the school. Here, you can also mention additional workshops or courses that are relevant for a travel counselor position. Travel Counselors are skilled workers, who need to be customer-oriented and to have the ability to counsel and to persuade customers.

Sample Travel Counselor Resume

Contact Information
Name: Frank Bradshaw
Address: 923 Gales Street
Marital Status: Married
Birth date: 22.06.1978


From my experience, I can state that a travel counselor is mainly responsible for counseling customers and helping them with their knowledge of a wide variety of tourism places


Seeking a challenging and rewarding position as a travel counselor in a reputed organization where I can fully use my excellent communication skills and my ability to provide efficient touristic services to clients


Enthusiastic Travel Counselor with ten years experience in advising clients on the best travel plans to choose; with great communication skills and customer-oriented; deep knowledge in working with travel industry vendors

Skills and qualifications

  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Able to understand and respond to the client's needs
  • Time-management skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Knowledge in the aspects of travel planning
  • Strong experience in applying departmental policies

Work Experience

Travel Counselor, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Windsor, CT, 2006 - present
Duties and responsibilities

  • Counseled and advised customers on the best travel packages based on their needs and interests
  • Acted as a liaison between the travel agency and the key partners
  • Helped customers with information and assigned travel guides during trips
  • Interpreted the mindset of customers based on their interest
  • Formulated and interpreted new and improved travel packages

Travel Counselor, Christopherson Business Travel, Englewood, CO, 2000-2006
Duties and responsibilities

  • Gathered and updated information on tour places
  • Made proper travelling and accommodation arrangements for customers
  • Handled and responded to customers' problems and issues regarding travel information
  • Collaborated with other employees in order to promote the travel agency and to maintain the reputation of the organization
  • Recommended and prepared various travel packages based on customer's needs

Master's Degree in Tourism, Colorado State University
Bachelor's Degree in Tourism, Colorado State University

Achievements and associations
Member of the Tour Guide Institute since 2002

Areas of interest

References available upon request

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