Travel counsellors advise clients on travel options, make reservations, prepare tickets, and receive payments.
A. Airline pursers and flight attendants ensure the safety/comfort of passengers, serve food/beverages, and provide information.
B. Ship pursers attend to the safety/comfort of passengers, supervise ship attendants, and conduct some business activities.
C. Airline reservation and sales agents issue tickets, provide fare quotations, attend boarding gates, make reservations, trace missing baggage, and arrange cargo.
D. Airline station agents complete and relay pre-flight data to operational control and down-line stations and perform ticket, baggage, and cargo agent duties.
E. Airline load planners plan the positioning of cargo on aircraft to distribute/balance the cargo.
F. Ticket agents and cargo customer service representatives quote fares/rates, issue tickets, make reservations, process cargo shipments, and check baggage for bus, train, and marine passengers.
1. Transportation and warehousing - 38.0%
2. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 35.0%
3. Accommodation and food services - 23.0%
1. In addition to a high school diploma, you usually need a college diploma, government-approved training or other courses, and experience in your field. You may benefit from occupational certification when available.
2. To be an airline load planner, you need a restricted radio operator's licence and usually you need airline operations experience.
3. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have an undergraduate university degree.
3. English (Communication)
4. A Second Language
The average hourly wages for Occupations in Travel and Accommodation is $14.43/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the sale and service sector and are close to the average for all intermediate occupations. These wages grew at a below-average rate from 2002 to 2004.