Tour Coordinator

From planning to execution: join the world of tour coordination


A Tour Coordinator is a professional who is responsible for organizing and coordinating various aspects of travel arrangements for individuals or groups. This includes planning and booking transportation, accommodations, activities as well as ensuring the safety and satisfaction of the travelers. A Tour Coordinator works in a variety of settings including travel agencies, tour operators and hotels.

The main responsibilities of a Tour Coordinator includes researching and selecting travel destinations, preparing itineraries, making transportation and accommodation bookings, arranging for tour guides, coordinating with local vendors and suppliers. Moreover, they are also responsible for managing the budget for the tour and ensuring that all necessary travel documents and insurance are in place. 



For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 class with at least 50% marks from any recognised board.
  • A relevant bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) or hospitality management is a great option for students.
  • Some colleges/universities give admission to students on the basis of clearance of entrance exam such as CAT, GMAT, MAT or XAT for PG Program. 

For Master’s

  • A master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or hospitality management is a well-suited option for students.

For Work Experience

  • At least a year of work experience is needed in the travel or hotel industry. 

Job Roles

The field of hotel management aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the tour coordination field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Travel Planner
  • Travel Guide 
  • Travel Agent
  • Travel Consultant
  • Hotel Manager
  • Event Planner

Employment Sector

  • Hotels
  • MNCs
  • Tour & Travel Companies

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the travel industry. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India:

  • Yatra
  • Make My Trip
  • Goibibo
  • Cox and Kings
  • Club mahindra Holidays
  • Travelite
  • Thomas Cook
  • Expedia


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a tour coordinator is very impressive in India.


Level of Salary

Annual Level Salary 

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000 


  • Extrovert
  • Adjusting
  • Adaptability
  • Polite
  • Communication skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Problem-solving skills


The career scope of a Tour Coordinator is quite promising with growth opportunities in the tourism and travel industry. As the number of people traveling for leisure and business purposes continues to increase, there is a growing demand for qualified and experienced Tour Coordinators.

Tour Coordinators can find employment opportunities in various settings including travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and cruise lines. They can also explore opportunities in non-traditional areas such as event management, sports facilities or corporate travel.

With experience and expertise a Tour Coordinator can progress to higher management positions such as Tour Manager, Operations Manager or Travel Manager. They can also start their own travel agency or tour operation providing a greater degree of independence as well as flexibility.


  • Opportunities for travel
  • Job security
  • Creativity
  • Can get to know about different places


  • Responsibility for client satisfaction 
  • Limited career growth opportunities
  • Low Salary