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How do I start a Career in Rural Tourism?

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16 August 2019

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I find a Career in Rural Tourism very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Rural Tourism actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Rural Tourism. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Rural Tourism, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181024-0001/Arts/Tourism/Career-in-Rural-Tourism/english 

Mani Mahesh's outlook!
Mani Mahesh has 2 years & 7 months of professional experience in Rural Tourism. Mani Mahesh has worked in Rural Tourism as Head of BD & Communications in Green People. In Mani Mahesh's own words, this is how Mani Mahesh got into Rural Tourism: "I graduated in Journalism & Mass communication. I also did a certification course in Radio Jockeying. I started working with AIR, Jammu as Radio Presenter. I joined Times of India, Jammu as a writer and moved on to become Senior Editor at Times of India Digital. I joined Green People in 2016 as a volunteer for 6 months, moving on to become a Guest Manager. I am Head Business Development & Communication at Green People." Mani Mahesh has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/manimahesh

Career Video on Rural Tourism
In a video, Mani Mahesh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Rural Tourism. Mani Mahesh started by explaining Rural Tourism as: "Rural tourism focuses on actively participating in a rural lifestyle. It can be a variant of ecotourism. Many villages can facilitate tourism because many villagers are hospitable and eager to welcome visitors. Agriculture is becoming highly mechanized and therefore, requires less manual labor." The video gave me so much food for thought.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Rural Tourism, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Rural Tourism. Mani Mahesh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
Eco-tourism Guidelines
Languages
Agriculture
Digital Marketing
Culture & Cuisines
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Mani Mahesh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Rural Tourism:
Physical & Mental Fitness
Marketing Skills
Training & Development
Hospitality
Communication Skills
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Mani Mahesh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Rural Tourism:
Boosting Rural Economy
Helping Planet & People
Serene Locations
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Mani Mahesh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Rural Tourism:
Infrastructure Maintenance
Lack of Awareness
Skill Deficiency

In the final section of the video Mani Mahesh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Rural Tourism. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Rural Tourism, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181024-0001
Career Counseling 2.0
This video on a Career in Rural Tourism was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in

Similar Career Talks on LifePage
I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
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https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170220-0002/Arts/Tourism/Career-in-Eco-Tourism/hindi

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https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181008-0001/Arts/Tourism/Career-in-Travel-and-Tourism/hindi

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Career in Wildlife Management & Sustainable Tourism:
https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190311-0001/Arts/Tourism/Career-in-Wildlife-Management-&-Sustainable-Tourism/english



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