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Sample Tourism Resume


sample tourism resume

John Doe
#1-1239 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 4R8


  • To work with an eco-tourism organization as an adventure guide


  • Experienced adventure travel specialist with strong background in outdoor guiding, team building, adventure travel planning and sales


  • Travel agent. ABC Adventure Tours. Vancouver. August 2014 to present.
    • Booked adventure packages for international groups, netting sales of $500,000 per year
    • Developed travel itineraries, working with partner companies to offer custom packages to customers
    • Trained new staff in company policies and procedures
  • Rafting lead. ABC Rafting Excursions. Squamish. May 2012 to August 2014.
    • Lead groups of rafters on various whitewater courses ranging from level 1 to 4
    • Provided basic safety training and applied safety procedures on rafting trips and first aid techniques, as required
    • Maintained rafting equipment and completed repair work when necessary
  • Camp counsellor. Blue Wave Lake Camp. Maple Ridge. July 2011-May 2012.
    • Acted as a leader and guide for kids aged 8-12
    • Developed camp curriculum and activity plans
    • Responded to issues and resolved conflicts with empathy
    • Lead day-long hiking trips in surrounding area


  • Recreation Leadership Diploma. Langara University College. 2011.
  • Grade 12 Dogwood Diploma. Churchill Secondary School. Vancouver. 2009.

Awards and Recognition

  • Named Top Agent of the Month at ABC Adventure Tours
  • Voted favourite camp counsellor two summers in a row

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