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Tour Directors organize tours in various locations and provide assistance to holidaymakers. Common duties mentioned on Tour Director resumes include making travel arrangements, offering practical support to tourists, providing information about the visited area's culture and history, and making sure services like accommodation and transport are satisfactory. An eligible resume example for the job showcases qualifications like organization, problem solving, the ability to speak several languages, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and teamwork. Tour management training is usually required by most employers.

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Tour Director

Lead cross-country adventure trips for small groups of up to 15 international clients from one to five weeks in length

  • Organized daily logistics, researched unfamiliar territories and provided sight-seeing tours of attractions
  • Maintained high levels of customer satisfaction and safe driving standards
  • Met or exceeded all sales goals through up-selling and repeat customers
  • Managed trip budgets, accounting for $10k+ in expenses per trip
  • Interviewed and hired new Tour Leaders as needed
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Tour Director

Lead groups of 20-40 high school students and teachers on week long excursions in Mexico

  • Accommodated all requests and needs of travelers 24/7 and solved any problems during trip
  • Coordinated communication between group leaders and service providers
  • Served as group translator from English into Spanish
  • Prepared debriefing and expense reports
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Business Administration
3

Assistant Director of Local Outreach and Tour Director

  • Co-leader of four after school-programs for elementary school kids. Taught soccer clinics & studies on positive character traits & role models. Secured sponsorship for equipment & supplies of the programs.
  • Successfully planned, recruited participants for, & led 15-day mission trips to Ukraine & Czech Republic. Assisted in raising more than $30K for Ukraine trip. Managed team of 15 high school boys.
  • Responsible for writing & editing of public relations materials: mailers, website, & email blasts.
  • Provided information & in-person meetings for supporters, community partners, & tour members.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
4

Assistant to Tour Director

  • Organized and led a 3,300 mile cycling tour from San Diego, CA to Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Cycled over 6,000 miles to raise money for Blood:Water Mission and [company name]'
  • Helped raise over $40,000 for water projects in Kenya
  • Helped raise over $20,000 for meals for Burmese refugees along the Thai/Burma border
  • Organized fundraising events
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Cultural Anthropology And Sociology
MS
Organizational Communication
5

Tour Director/owner

  • Responsible for 174% growth in membership in 2010 - 2nd best nationally (of 63).
  • Determined venues adequate for tournament play and set schedule.
  • Negotiated with golf course leadership regarding price per player for events.
  • Handled all marketing and player recruiting.
  • Established and maintained excellent rapport with Tour Players and venues.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science / English
6

Technical Writer/tour Director/editor

Chair of Membership Committee

  • Created training materials, including manuals and efficient user guides
  • Founder/Editor of museum's newsletter, Ling Log
  • Researched articles, conducted interviews for newsletter
  • Founded a membership committee
  • Designed, coordinated and carried-out fundraisers
  • Oversaw the digitalization of all membership documentation
  • Conducted engaging and well organized tours of the USS Ling submarine
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
7

Executive Assistant/tour Director

  • Assisted Executive Director in organizing and coordinating events accommodating 2,000+ spectators and 400+ participants held in cities around the nation
  • Head of all competition operations during times of travel
  • Managed over 500 client accounts totaling over $1.5 million in revenue in 2013 and over $2 million in 2014
  • Developed spreadsheets and instructional tools to adequately train each new hire for the competition season
  • Investigated and proposed opportunities to incorporate new media into the competition season
  • Maintained an accurate inventory of all equipment used for the tour season
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Tour Director/sales

Booked and scheduled transportation for private events in Philadelphia

  • Managed all aspects for citywide tours in Philadelphia both public and private
  • Managed all 50 member tour staff from sales to drivers, guides to dispatch
  • Responsible for maintaining daily cash flow
  • Provided concierge service for Philadelphia tourists
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AA
Entrepreneurship And Small Business Operations
9

Tour Director, Potsdam Pointercounts

Booked campus and off-campus performances

  • Prepared itineraries and contact information for the group
  • Worked closely with Treasurer to finance and budget group earnings and spendings on tour
  • Arranged housing and transportation of group
  • Updated events on the Pointercounts website with Public Relations Director
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Music Performance
10

Tour Director Coordinator

First to answer and receive messages for on tour emergencies from tour directors nation-wide

  • Organized, computed, and delivered over 100 tour itineraries to tour directors nation-wide
  • Compelled hundreds of notes from our suppliers into computer based system for our new branches in Canada
  • Assisted with the Operations Department where I became vital in negotiating and creating contracts with suppliers for tours in Florida
  • Helped coordinate and set-up for the Tour Director Annual Meeting
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Communication

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