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Anyone who is not in the adventure travel market might want to consider jumping into it head-first. A recently released study shows that adventure travel has been growing 70% year over year since 2011. It is now a $300 billion industry, and it's still growing.
We all like a bit of adventure in our lives, don’t we? and that’s why lots of people are no longer content with holidays just chilling on the beach and watching the clouds float by.
People want action. They want paragliding, bungee jumping, and abseiling: the more extreme the better!
A career in adventure tourism has got to be one of the most exhilarating paths you can take. You’ve got to be adventurous, confident, passionate, and perhaps a little bit nuts too. Furthermore, you will be keen to impart your wisdom and experience on others so that they too can experience the exhilaration that Adventure Tourism can offer. You could be doing absolutely anything anywhere in the world but if its exciting, then people want to know about it.
Some of the most sought after positions include: tour guides, outdoor education officers and outdoor activity coordinators. You might be working in outdoor pursuit centres, holiday resorts, national parks or specialist adventure sport centres.
A career in adventure tourism usually stems from your own interests in adventure sports. Surfing, snowboarding, mountaineering- anything goes really. To get started in the industry its recommended to get certified by taking a short Adventure Tourism Courses. This course will help you gain relevant experience in the adventure tourism industry and will enable you to design and guide visitors through a safe, environmentally sustainable and enjoyable adventure tourism activity.
Adventure Tourism programs have been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks. Real-world exercises are used throughout the program.
If you are a people person, have a positive "can-do" attitude, are looking for a great lifestyle plus the opportunity to travel, then tourism could be the profession for you! Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world.
Tourism is an important industry for the Australian economy. In the financial year 2010/11, the tourism industry represented 2.5% of Australia's GDP at a value of approximately A$35 billion to the national economy. This is equivalent to tourism contributing $94.8 million a day to the Australian economy. Domestic tourism is a significant part of the tourism industry, and was responsible for 73% of the total direct tourism GDP.
Adventure Tourism is booming! If you have what it takes to succeed, then studying Adventure Tourism could be the career for you. Get your free course information pack today!