Tour operator - Queensland Industry Tourism Council

Tour operator

Tour operators are responsible for designing, organising, preparing and hosting tours and packages for visitors.


  • Curate experiences, day trips and/or overnight packages
  • Liaise with coach operators, airlines, hoteliers and other tourism industry suppliers and representatives
  • Produce brochures and internet-based information, including social media and website management, to inform potential visitors about tours and packages on offer
  • Maintain health and safety requirements
  • Provide pricing information
  • Reply to visitor enquiries and visitor feedback
  • Manage bookings, invoicing and issuing of tickets
  • Confirm visitor names and booking details to ensure they receive correct tour information

Future demand

Future demand - moderate

How to become a Tour operator