How to Earn Livelihood from Adventure Tourism

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Asistant Project Manager for Wall Climbing
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur is seeking applications from the qualified candidates for one position of Assistant Project Manager-Wall Climbing. It is a technical job loaded with opportunities for adventure. The well-informed employer clearly specified technical skills required for the job because the selected candidate will manage all aspects of the wall climbing. An instructor demonstrates rope techniques to the trekkers at 15 Miles, Himachal Pradesh on May 22, 2017. The aspirant shall have the following experience and qualifications: More than 3 years wall climbing management experience Minimum 2 years’ competitive climbing experience Experience of leading UIAA grade V ...
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This week I found two interesting jobs for seasoned trekkers. The salaries are quite reasonable. India Hikes (IH) and Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI), two popular trek organizers, are looking for new people. Bengaluru-based IH is looking for content managers, according to the heading of the advertisement published on Naukri.com. But if you read the entire advertisement carefully, you will be forced to believe that IH is seeking travel writers or content writers who can write about treks. They should have exceptional creative writing skills, visual content creation skills, social media skills, and trekking experience. The aspirants may have ...
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Vacancy for Adventure Studies Lecturer
The West Highland College – School of Adventure Studies is hiring two lecturers who have specialized knowledge of adventure tourism, marine and coastal adventure tourism, and sports sciences. Both the vacancies are based in Fort William, the outdoor capital of the United Kingdom. The College is a part of the Scottish University of the Highlands and Islands. If you are selected, you will teach, train, and assess students pursuing bachelor’s degree in adventure performance and coaching, adventure tourism management, and marine coastal tourism. Last date to apply: May 23, 2016 What Does the Job Advertisement Reveal? 6 Insights into Adventure ...
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ICIMOD is hiring a (mountain) tourism specialist.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is offering an opportunity to experienced tourism professionals to earn livelihood through their mountain tourism development skills. The job will also bring blessings of mountain people if the selected professional will create right kind of employment opportunities for the people. The center, working in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region consisting of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China, invites applications for the post of Tourism Specialist (Livelihoods Program). This is a challenging job requiring creative and innovation skills besides expertise in sustainable mountain tourism. The selected candidate will create ...
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Latest Adventure Education Job
You have another opportunity to earn from your knowledge and experience of adventure travel. The US-based Green Mountain College is hiring Assistant Professor of Adventure Education. The position requires both academic qualifications in adventure and field experience. Last date to apply: Earliest What Does Today’s Job Advertisement Reveal? 5 Insights into Adventure Tourism Career: 1. Qualification Quality The job combines academics and action. The employer prefers a Ph.D. in adventure education, a good sign of professionalism. The candidates should have the following skills Leadership Teaching Technical skills required for adventure activity trips 2. Payment / Salary Situation Salary is not mentioned ...
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Adventure travel tourism job in Uganda
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is looking for a mountaineering tourism consultant. The consultant will work with the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities (MTWA), Uganda to develop mountaineering tourism guidelines and regulations as per the best practices followed around the globe. Last date to apply: November 2, 2015   What Does Today’s Job Advertisement Reveal? 5 Insights into Adventure Tourism Career: Qualification Quality The employer specifies appropriate qualifications: Higher education in mountaineering, rock climbing, tourism, geography, or related fields is the prerequisite. More than seven years’ experience of managing mountaineering tourism operations Experience of drafting the regulations Comprehensive knowledge ...
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Insights into Adventure Tourism Career
If you are looking for a profession that gives you loads of opportunities to enjoy an active lifestyle, Bangalore Mountaineering Club Pvt. Ltd. (BMC), more than a decade old Bangalore based adventure club, is looking for you. The club is expanding its business across India and hiring Operations Manager Sales Executives Adventure Instructors What Does Today’s Job Advertisement Reveal? 5 Insights into Adventure Tourism Career: Number of Vacancies Three (3) Small number of vacancies indicate high competition among prospective candidates. Qualification Quality The club also advertised for the post of adventure instructor / trek leader in August 2015. According to ...
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Earn in Indian rupees.
Sikkim Unit of G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development (GBPIHED) is conducting walk in interviews for junior research fellows, research associates, and field assistants in Gangtok on October 8, 2015. The selected candidates will work for sustainable development projects focusing on the Himalayas ...
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Walking is a natural activity whose importance we have forgotten. Mechanized transport has become the mainstay of our  very short and long travels. We are following a sedentary lifestyle and succumbing to its flaws, including health issues.  So some people have re-realized significance of the activity. For instance, Ireland launched Get Ireland Walking (GIW) Initiative in 2013 ...
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Can you camp, campaign, and collaborate for Ladakh environment and nature conservation project? If yes, consider Programme Officer-Environment Education post advertised by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-India. The post requires the following qualifications and skills: Masters in social sciences, life sciences, environment sciences, wildlife biology, or ecology At least 2 years’ experience, including teaching in Ladakh Fluency in English, Hindi, and Ladakhi MS Office skills Communication skills Apply by August 23, 2015 ...
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How to Make Career in Adventure Tourism

 

Salary for the Position of Trekking Officer / Guide
Many of us dream of a government adventure tourism job with fixed salary, perks, and loads of certainty. Is it not? But these jobs are limited and most of the time these are earmarked for locals. For instance, Sikkim used to appoint trekking guides and officers. In 2010, Sikkim classified posts of trekking guides and officers under the State Department of Tourism into the following four grades: Trekking Guide – Grade I Trekking Guide – Grade II Trekking Officer / Guide – Selection Grade I Trekking Officer / Guide – Selection Grade II The government listed eligibility criteria and fixed ...
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Climbathon: An Opportunity to Update Alpine Mountaineering Skills
Do you want to become a certified alpine mountaineering leader? Or, are you already practicing alpine mountaineering but want to update your skills? I can hear some ayes. Apply for Climbathon. What is Climbathon? Climbathon teaches how to lead mountaineering teams and how to reduce dependence on guides and Sherpas. So, it is for hardcore mountaineers. Climbathon is a training program for climbers who have completed advance mountaineering course (AMC) with grade A and are regularly practicing mountaineering. And, Indian Mountaineering Foundation, the big boss of climbing in India, has been organizing the course at Bara Shigri Glacier area, Lahaul ...
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You can download the Form V to register as a tourist guide and an outdoor photographer with Sikkim Tourism Department. You will need the following documents to complete the application: Fee A 1,000-rupeee B.R. / challan / demand draft in favor of Tourism Department towards registration fee for fresh applications (Rule 4, the Sikkim Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1998) Remember! If you lose the registration certificate, you have to pay INR 2,000 to get a duplicate certificate (Rule 4).  Annual certificate renewal fee is INR 500 (Rule 4). Proof of professional qualifications Copies of Educational certificates Certificate in photography ...
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In public cultural events that take place in the Himalayas, I have noticed that audiences and participants go crazy after media teams. Many of them indulge in tomfoolery to ensure that their faces appear on television channels and / or in newspapers while others want an instant print for lifelong memories of rare events like Nanda Raj Jat. If you are a reasonably good photographer, you can earn some money during Nanda Raj Jat, a religious adventure that take place once in twelve (12) years in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. All yatris want their and event pictures. They try to use their ...
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