In media update’s latest infographic, Nicole van Wyk explains why you should consider a career in travel marketing.

Wait a minute, you can get paid to travel? 

Yes, you read that right!

A travel marketer uses email, social media and content marketing strategies — as well as travel expo talks — to boost visits to a particular location. These locations include holiday destinations, tourist attractions, hotels, resorts, heritage sites and business retreats.

So, do you reckon that you’ve got what it takes to trot across the globe and market the best destinations for prospective holiday-goers?

Here are five reasons why travel marketing might be the career you’ve been dreaming of:

What is the most appealing aspect of a career in travel marketing? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Travel marketing is a specialised industry that is often confused with advertising. For more clarity, check out our article. What's the difference between advertising and marketing?