Tour Director Resume Samples

A Tour Director manages the logistics, planning, damage control, confirmations, cancellations, and group dynamics of the Tours conducted by the touring company. Overall duties are listed on the Tour Director Resume as – planning and disseminating deep itineraries, booking transport, accommodation, and adjacent services; directing visa applications; managing allotted finances; shipping requisite equipment to pertinent locations; and collaborating with security staff, marketers, and venue operations teams.

Sample resumes for this role often highlight the following qualifications – experience working in managerial posts at the touring sector; security-conscious and highly professional, comfortable managing high-budget tours, polished logistical and problem-solving methods, excellent verbal and written communication skills. A high school diploma or GED along with event management expertise is needed.

Tour Director Resume example

Tour Director Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain full-time employment that utilizes strengths in customer service, personal management, interpersonal skills, and organizational abilities.

Skills : Healthcare, Customer Service, Management, Team Leadership, Problem Solving, Public Speaking, Sales.

Description :

    1. Handled all operations as the complete liaison, with the bus company, the restaurants, hotel, teachers, and students.
    2. Duties such as meet and greets, check-in process at hotels.
    3. Displaying the best customer service, thinking on your toes, problem-solving, and managing the entire group on tours, flights, big bus tours, inside the facilities, the group, and time management.
    4. Greeting, guiding, itinerary verifications with groups of 15-50 teachers and students 24/7.
    5. Handle all on-tour logistics and provide fun, knowledgeable insight everywhere the group attends.
    6. Tours last 3-8 days depending on the type of tour booked.
    7. Face, and represents them fully with the traveling group.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Family Studies And Human Development


Tour Director Resume

Summary : A perfect fit for a company that demands an excellent, detail-oriented agent. A team player and asset, always willing to reach out to assist other agents and take leadership roles within the work team.

Skills : Event Planning, Organizational , Languages, Customer Service, People , Sports, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Achieved high customer satisfaction and collaborated with other departments, group teams, and clients to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality service.
    2. Attendant to develop, coordinate, delegate, and plan work activities in order to increase customer attendance by providing quality and friendly service.
    3. Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers and service providers.
    4. Organize and develop a variety of group programs and private events within budget.
    5. In charge of Hotels, Restaurants, and entertainment deposits and final payments schedule.
    6. Customers' incoming payments, office expenses, and others.
    7. Dealing and resolved calmly and professionally with challenging situations and guest complaints.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In English Literature


Tour Director Resume

Objective : Excellent in marketing, people skills of all age groups, very detailed oriented, high degree of energy and enthusiasm, great planner, excellent in time management. Looking for new career opportunities.

Skills : Leisure Travel Agent, Corporate Government Travel Agent.

Description :

    1. Duties entailed travel, guiding, Directing, and Managing groups of people that travel on Tours.
    2. Knowledgeable of the areas of travel such as history, geology, botany, ancient peoples, animals, economy, customs, culture, and the various demographics, restaurants, entertainment.
    3. Sell optional tours and maintain records and finances of those Tours, accounts payable/receivable to those Vendors.
    4. Arranging transportation, and/or organizing times and schedules, resolving personal and emergency issues, arranging for ticketing, and coordinating people and baggage for travel, i.e.: flights, trains, motorcoach, ferry, pick up drop off transportation.
    5. Maintaining professionalism, be personable; complete all paperwork thoroughly and with accountability, and turned in promptly at the finish of the Tour.
    6. Selected contributions: Directed 14 successful tours with groups of up to 52 people.
    7. Assumed the role of traveling concierge to handle all logistics of the cruise tour itinerary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Arts

Tour Director Resume

Summary : A travel industry professional with 5+ years of experience in customer service, tourism, and hospitality in progressively responsible roles. A detail-oriented leader who thrives in fast-paced environments and excels at building teams, providing superior customer care, and developing/implementing new policies & procedures to improve company functions.

Skills : Marketing, Communications.

Description :

    1. Planning and direction of international tour groups ranging in size of up to 50 individuals.
    2. Turn around Tours began at designated points and other designated tours for up to 2 weeks.
    3. Included tour itinerary planning, research for points of interest, lodging, meals, Casino visit, and gaming orientation, side tours, and activities.
    4. Provided information during the tour and established excellent customer rapport and knowledge enabling me to become the premiere Tour Director for ATI with high customer return business.
    5. Independent contractor for iHigh Marketing.
    6. Gained experience in event planning, coordinating, traveling, marketing and promotions.
    7. Booked and coordinated events as well as worked each event on-site.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Graduate

Tour Director Resume

Objective : Six years experience working with high net worth individuals in the areas of fundraising, communication, hospitality, education, and marketing. Fundraising experience working with individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundation partners, and faith-based community leaders.

Skills : Fundraising, Annual Fund Campaigns, Public Speaking, Capital Campaigns, Project Specific Campaigns, Donor Relations & Engagement, Online Communications Expertise.

Description :

    1. Managing groups of people and making sure they are completely satisfied with their trip.
    2. Logistically planning every second of their trip dealing with traffic and unforeseen circumstances to ensure they do not miss a single thing they paid for.
    3. Learning subway systems and transporting 15-50 people by subway.
    4. Navigating charter buses around cities.
    5. Schools kept coming back to ETC because of the great reviews they always gave me.
    6. Organizes and manages multiple tasks to ensure fully escorted tours run smoothly.
    7. Researches various destinations, hotels, and attractions.
    8. Educates passengers about the culture and history of various destinations and shows them popular landmarks.
    9. Creates and presents various forms of entertainment en-route.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Arts In Music Education

Tour Director Resume

Headline : A highly organized, dedicated professionally motivated to optimize positive influences in the community. Confident in accepting management roles, and decision making. Persuasive communicator with excellent written, oral, time management, and interpersonal skills. Basic Navigation in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Skills : Video and Music Editing, Standard Web Page Design, Strengths, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Lead school groups of 25 to 50 students throughout different cities.
    2. Offer suggestions and tips in regards to the group's itinerary.
    3. Allocated funds over $1,000 to cover museum entries and group activities.
    4. Partner with hotel, museums and restaurants to confirm itinerary details are group leader requests.
    5. Complete daily and end of tour reports regarding group expectations and vendor reviews.
    6. Directing large tours for middle and high school students.
    7. Taking organized trips.
    8. Maintaining strict timeline/schedule in order to accommodate all aspects of the planned trip while directing anywhere from 2 to 4, 55 passenger buses throughout each trip.
    9. Coordinating hotel stays for all members of tour group during a 2 to 3 day trip.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In International Culture

Tour Director Resume

Headline : Passionate travel professional seeking a career with a dynamic tourism/parks/recreation/leisure company. Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Directed large tour groups of 50+ people each.
    2. Coordinated logistics, including transportation, accommodations.
    3. Promoted and sold side excursions to guests totaling more than $20,000.00 in one summer.
    4. Assist group visitors with airport arrivals and departures.
    5. Also, work at hospitality desks helping guests with activity and island information.
    6. Work with small and large groups of guests.
    7. Also worked in an office doing manifests, billing, activity bookings, client billing, and invoicing.
    8. Traveled with a tour partner to dozens of towns to put on a full-length musical production with upwards of 80 kids ages 5-18 in one.
    9. Taught workshops in stage makeup, theatre games, improvisation, acting, and stage combat.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Associate In Applied Science

    Tour Director Resume

    Objective : Motivated, personable business professional with a bachelor's degree. Talent for quickly mastering technology and various computer programs. Accustomed to handling sensitive and confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.

    Skills : Public Speaking, Managing A-Team.

    Description :

      1. Lead guests by acting as their tour concierge.
      2. Handled all guest paperwork including lodging, border crossing.
      3. Accompanied guests and managed logistics of week-long, multi-destination tours throughout the state.
      4. Provided first-line customer service.
      5. Booking overnight accommodations.
      6. Arranging for transportation through several bus companies.
      7. Pricing trips for long-distance and local attractions customer service and booking trip.
      8. Accompanied club members to their destinations to ensure all facets of their vacation met their needs such as flights, accommodations, and daily tours.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BA In Humanities

      Tour Director Resume

      Objective : Seeks to work in an environment where strong problem-solving skills, mentoring, and coaching abilities can be fully utilized is desirable. In addition, the opportunity to work in a setting where have the ability to work collaboratively with parents, community leaders, and educators to create better academic and social environments for students their families are welcomed.

      Skills : Basic Computer, Plumbing, Maintenance, Warehouse, Bakery Manager.

      Description :

        1. Communicate with over 40 venues to maintain rental relationships and inquire about renting spaces for productions, expedite contracts.
        2. Create template designs for all preparations of upcoming tours with outlines for each cast binder and tour job descriptions.
        3. Responsible for high-end clients traveling on international group tours.
        4. Consistently generated positive ratings, ensuring repeat business.
        5. Led 26 tour groups, successfully introducing over 500 people to the country.
        6. Handled all travel logistics and coordinated itineraries.
        7. Establishes community theaters to provide 6-18-year-old children with a positive theater experienced Tour Director.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        Associates In Liberal Arts

        Tour Director Resume

        Objective : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

        Skills : Project Specific Campaigns, Donor Relations & Engagement, Online Communications Expertise.

        Description :

          1. Organized all venue performances.
          2. Handled member's finances.
          3. Taught front ensemble.
          4. Organized promoting, planned, and directed tours for a multi-national group.
          5. Worked with Japanese for cultural and sightseeing tours.
          6. Directed island and international tours.
          7. Tour consisted of 42 women on a 10-day tour.
          8. Managed logistics for touring 501C youth education group.
          9. Scheduling, Budgeting, and POC.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        Associates in Liberal Arts