Hospitality and Tourism

Travel Professional

Travel professionals represent travel suppliers. They advertise, promote and sell a wide variety of travel services to the public.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Patient and pleasant with customers
  • Organized
  • Knowledge of world geography

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Travel agencies, with growing numbers working from home
  • Consult with clients and complete paperwork
  • Subject to time pressures and overtime during peak travel periods

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Travel Professional
  • Team Leader
  • Manager
  • Business Owner

*May require additional education.

Related or similar careers

  • Airline Ticket Agent
  • Flight Attendent
  • Tour Director

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Average SAIT graduate employment rate (2017)*
*Travel and Tourism


Average salary (Alberta)*


Median SAIT graduate salary (2017)*
*Travel and Tourism

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