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Visitor Services Advisor

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A visitor services advisor provides information of all kinds about the local area and finds and books accommodation, events and attractions for visitors.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is usually £9.40 an hour. As a centre assistant manager you would earn between £21,018 to £23,373 and as a centre manager up to around £35,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Scotland's national tourist board, VisitScotland, has around 30 Information Centres (iCentres) in towns, cities and rural areas throughout Scotland. You can find a list of these on the VisitScotland website.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
6153
0.2 %
RISE
2024
6164
  United Kingdom
2019
63857
2.2 %
RISE
2024
65236

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT)
Tel: 0844 4995 653
E-mail: admin@itt.co.uk
Website: http://www.itt.co.uk/
Twitter: @ittnews

People 1st - Hospitality Guild
Tel: 0203 074 1222
E-mail: eqa@people1st.co.uk
Website: http://www.hospitalityguild.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.people1st.co.uk/
Twitter: @p1stgroup

People 1st is the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries. UKSP is now part of the Hospitality Guild, which provides information on careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The website has an online 'personality' test designed to help you identify suitable careers within the above industries.

VisitScotland
E-mail: info@visitscotland.com
Website: http://www.visitscotland.com
Twitter: @VisitScotland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/visitscotland/

VisitScotland is the national tourism agency for Scotland.

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