Career outlook for tourist information centre assistant
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would help visitors to get the most out of your local area by telling them about transport and things to do.
- Answer customer queries in person, and by phone and email
- Give information using computers, leaflets, timetables, guidebooks and national Tourist Information Centre (TIC) reference kits
- Make bookings, for example for coach travel, theatre performances and accommodation
- Set up displays within the centre, and keep the place tidy
- Keep up to date with local accommodation, places to visit, activities and events
- Restock literature
- Sell goods like guidebooks, postcards and stamps, local craft items, gifts and souvenirs.
You may get the chance to visit local attractions so that you can recommend them to visitors.
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