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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Tour Director

SUMMARY:   Profoundly gifted, knowledgeable and resourceful Tour Director with great background in leading and coordinating all details of the daily operations of the tour and the needs of the travelers; working on international trips as the on-tour liaison with the local tour director, supporting the Tour Director's job duties, and handling certain customer service issues.

Summary of Qualifications
  • More than eight years experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of the travel and tourism industry.
  • Excellent grasp of geography of the United States and Canada.
  • Excellent destination knowledge including but not limited to historical facts of the United States and Canada.
  • Remarkable ability to read maps, reference guides, airline guides, hotel and transportation directories.
  • Exceptionally motivated and organized self-starter with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills with immense ability to handle multiple assignments.
  • Excellent judgment skills with the capability of reacting to emergency situations and making sound decisions.
  • Profound creative nature, imaginative and resourceful with great ability to quickly respond to any uncommon requests or any unscheduled changes in the itinerary.
  • Uncommon ability to supervise a staff of tour professionals including the coach driver and step-on-guides.
  • Strong interest in people; patience and respect for all age groups.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and strong ability to comfortably speak to diverse groups of travelers.
  • Proven ability to make discretionary decisions and handle difficult situations including but not limited to unruly travelers, sick or injured travelers, alternate routes, mechanical difficulties with vehicle and inadequate restaurants or hotels.
  • Excellent computer skills including the internet, word, and excel.
  • Strong interest in traveling.
Professional Experience

Redflag Tour Company, Minneapolis
2002 - Present

Tour Director
  • Conduct tour by leading, hosting and overseeing the travelers to and throughout each assigned location.
  • Serve as local tour guide and area expert on assigned United States and Canada tours; serve as liaison to the local tour director on all international tours.
  • For U.S. and Canadian tours, become knowledgeable of each area assigned by reviewing printed materials for highlights of the area prior to conducting the tour.
  • Reconcile billings and handle a variety of financial matters during tour as required; including payments to suppliers; i.e. hotels, farm hosts, transportation company, etc.
  • Perform tasks following policies and procedures as noted in Tour Director Manual.
  • Maintain consistency of the brand as representative of the company to customers.
  • Serve as company representative for tour development upon availability as requested.
  • Take part in sales initiatives of new customers through the "New Customer Sales Incentive Program".

Redflag Tour Company, Minneapolis
2000 - 2002

Tour Coordinator
  • Managed from start to finish all on-road operations for assigned tours.
  • Articulated directions and tour commentary to tour members in fluent English.
  • Handled various problems and emergencies related to tour members and tour conditions.
  • Communicated with tour suppliers and company office personnel.
  • Communicated discrepancies in contracted services immediately to controlling office.
  • Traveled for long periods of time away from home.
  • Read, researched and wrote tour commentary and calculated basic math computations.
  • Read and followed maps to communicate clear and concise directions to the driver of the motor coach.
  • Wore uniform when required.
  • Assisted tour members in time of emergency, while coordinating an assigned tour.
  • Collected all funds for optional excursions and completed tour accounting reports.
  • Performed other duties and tasks as deemed necessary by Operations.

Redflag Tour Company, Minneapolis
1997 - 2000

Tour Guide
  • Arranged for transportation for visitors.
  • Assembled and checked required supplies and equipment before departing for tour.
  • Described points of interest along the tour and answered questions as required.
  • Guided visitors while operating a vehicle, traveling in a vehicle and on-site while providing commentary.
  • Monitored visitors' activities in order to ensure compliance with establishment or tour regulations and safety practices.
  • Planned and conducted itineraries and activities.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Travel & Tourism
University of New York (1997)




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