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Industries & Professions /
Adventure Travel Specialists
If you are considering the business end of travel-working in a
brokerage, planning tours, or eventually owning your own
tour-packaging business-you should start taking business courses
while still in high school. Accounting, computer science,
mathematics or any other business-related course will give you a
good start. Classes in geography, geology, social studies, and
history might also help you understand and discuss the locations
you may be dealing with. It is important to take a foreign
language, a study you will probably need to continue throughout
your career. Photography classes will be useful-especially if you
plan to operate a firm that specializes in nature photography
expeditions. Finally, classes in English or speech are always good
choices for helping you develop the ability and confidence to deal
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