The scope of Travel and Tourism cannot be denied as tourism is a diverse industry in Pakistan which is growing rapidly day by day. Travel and tourism is the movement of people, goods or living things from one place to another. It is important for a society because it provides the facility to trade between peoples which is essential for development or growth of civilizations. In Pakistan there are thousands of travel and tourism vacancies available as Pakistan’s economy is agricultural or industry based which required the transportation input in it and these industries need transportation facility to move the raw material or finished goods from one place to another. The modes of transportation includes Air, Rail, Road, Water etc. These modes of transportation are used in Pakistan is generating great opportunities. Transportation field in Pakistan can be divided in to operational, Infrastructure and vehicles. By transport infrastructure we means fixed installations of roads, ,tunnels, bridges, stations, railway lines, airports and relevant infrastructure, waterways and other required infrastructure of transportation means. Vehicles may include automobiles, buses, trucks, motorcycles, trains, cycles, aero planes, helicopters, aircrafts, ships, boats etc.
Another sub field of transportation is operations, operations means making of rules and regulations about how the vehicles are operated; it also includes financing, legalities and policies. In the transport industry of Pakistan the operations and ownership of infrastructure is the responsibility and authority of government. Travel and tourism career opportunities are very different in nature from one job to other, below we will discuss the possible travel and tourism vacancies in Pakistan.
You can found a job in transportation industry in Pakistan as a transportation executive, every organization may required different skill level for this job depending upon the nature and volume of the business. Normally companies required a transportation executive who have good communication and interpersonal skills along with skills of managing the things and as transportation executive have to get the work done through his team so leadership skills is a must requirement. An updated person of this field is most likely to be hired for this job. This job may require travelling as and when required for official work. This job is available in all cities of Pakistan especially those cities where airports or dry ports are available. The transportation executive will hire drivers for movement of shipments and he have to arrange and maintain the roster of airport staff. The individual should work efficiently and manager his team and work effectively which results in maximum profitability for company. To use the staff effectively this job in Pakistan, requires skills that the executive properly maintain the working hours of drivers and keep the vehicles in working condition to avoid any mishap. As shipping/transportation executive working for clearance and the shipment of clients goods, so he need to build a trust level and good working environment with clients so they have trust upon him and he need to timely inform them about the status of their goods, this will increase the customer satisfaction level and eventually result in higher business for the company which he is working.
Another job in Transportation industry of Pakistan you can find is Fleet manager job. In this job you may need to manage the vehicles/fleet of your organization effectively, effectiveness will depend upon the nature of fleet you have and the purpose of fleet. As a fleet manager you need to make procedures for issuing of official vehicle to any employee or for any project as you might have limited resources with you and you need to manage the work with those limited resources and for that having set procedures is must. As a fleet manager you need to supervise the activities of transport/fleet independently and make decisions at your own according to best interest of the organization. You have to make routes for vehicles for official works and support the other departments of your organization who are in need of transport to perform their official duties. If you have limited resources in fleet and demand/workload is high then you need to manage the time of vehicles/fleet to ensure availability of fleet at promised time. You also have to keep your fleet updated, operational and running and for this you need to have the proper maintenance of your fleet to keep them running. As a fleet manager in Pakistan other than fleet the drivers are your main asset and you need to supervise them gently so they can willingly perform their official duties for you or organization as you may need them to work for extra time and on off days as well so you need to have good working relation with them to perform your duties efficiently.
Females can also find a job in transportation industry of Pakistan, they can work as a road hostess in luxury bus services which are travelling from one city to another. This job requires travelling and they have to travel in different cities. General requirement for a road hostess in transportation industry is that a young girl with good personality, educated who has good communicational and understanding skills can find this job. The main responsibilities in this job are that she has to assist the driver of the bus during the travel and she needs to facilitate the passengers/travelers with the facilities provided by her company. She needs to have good behavior with the customers so they have good experience and prefer to travel from this bus service again. She needs to update the traveler’s record to management/supervisor as and when required.
Transportation industry field has thousands of opportunities and there are different types of vacancies available in this industry. As the infrastructure of this industry is building/growing over past few years this industry is excelling with more pace and participating in economy of Pakistan. This industry is basically a service industry for the people of Pakistan so having good infrastructure facilities and developing rules, regulations and policies is in the interest of peoples and this will bring a good change in their living standards. The progress of a society can be judged through its Transportation industry. This industry, not only providing services to the people but also generating job opportunities for them.