Have the travel bug? Want to combine your love of travel with an awesome career?
Don't worry, it's not too good to be true. There really are companies that allow you to travel and have a fulfilling career. That's why we compiled this list of 8 great companies that let you travel the world as part of the job.
So, brush up that resume, dust off your passport, and get ready to start jet setting!
Vrbo, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. Vrbo is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.
Many of the staff who work at HomeAway share a love of travel and find a lot of inspiration for their adventures on the company’s website. Employees also look forward to the Vacationer Award, where workers can be nominated by peers to win a vacation for their hard work—which makes for a fantastic bonus.
A lot can be done at Booking.com. Users can search and book any kind of accommodation, from over 28 million listings in more than 130,000 destinations. They can find fun things to do while there. And when it comes to getting around—whether that’s to and from the airport, or a set of wheels to explore with—Booking.com has that covered too.
One of the many cool things about working with a travel organization is the opportunity to embrace the industry as an individual. Employees at Booking.com can take advantage of each deal they close—creating even more incentive to bring the best prices to the public—and are even rewarded with the display of their coolest travel photos posted in company conference rooms all around the world.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 795 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings, TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do, and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 490 million average monthly unique visitors—all looking to get the most out of every trip.
TripAdvisor is much more than just the sum of its revenue over time and the lines of code that have made it one of the biggest travel sites in the world. At its core, the company aims to inspire and enable people to confidently explore, experience, and share the world. And that goes for the employees too!
Asana is a leading work management platform, helping more than 70,000 organizations and millions of users across 195 countries organize and manage all of their work, including AB-InBev, Airbnb, KLM Air France, NASA, Overstock.com, Uber, Viessmann Group, and Vox Media. Asana has been named a Top 5 Best Place to Work by FORTUNE three years in a row, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Dublin, Sydney, Vancouver, and Reykjavík, Asana is always looking for curious, collaborative people to be a part of our inclusive culture and help us achieve our mission.
Asana gives its employees autonomy to manage individual work schedules, allowing all Asanas to have a life outside of their careers. By placing an emphasis on passions instead of punching the clock, Asana enables its teams to work diligently yet flexibly at a healthy pace, supporting an enjoyable work-life balance without burn out. And that flexibility allows employees the time off they need to travel.
5. Enterprise Holdings
Who is Enterprise Holdings? For one, they're a leader in the transportation service industry. With annual revenues of $24.1 billion, their family of brands – including Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental – has over 100,000 dedicated team members doing business in more than 90 countries. That kind of success leads to amazing career opportunities. But that’s not all. By combining drive, commitment, and talent with an empowering culture and strong focus on people and shared success, Enterprise provides everything needed to move forward and realize ambitions — wherever they may lead.
“My advice for someone who's coming into Enterprise? The sky's the limit,” says Assistant Manager, Shannon. And with more than 9,600 global locations and the largest fleet of vehicles in the world—that couldn't be more true.
As one of the fastest-growing online hotel platforms, Agoda is transforming travel for millions of customers around the globe. With its web and mobile products that combine local knowledge and connections to provide the best deals for business and leisure travelers, Agoda strives to make travel affordable, accessible, and easily available to its worldwide customer base.
Agoda is transforming travel for millions of customers around the globe and the employees are a huge part of that. Agoda believes that its people are its biggest strength. The team knows how to work hard and have fun, and chooses people to work there who are dedicated to making things great.
GLG is helping its clients change the world every day by connecting them with the smartest experts. With a global presence across 22 offices in 12 countries, and more than 2,000 talented, passionate professionals, GLG is powering smarter business for a world that works better.
GLG understands that its employees want to learn new skills, work with different teams, and experience other environments as they navigate their careers—and the company is committed to making GLG a place where all of that happens. With 22 offices around the world, GLG offers ample travel opportunities for employees.
Asurion helps people protect, connect, and enjoy the latest tech. From software engineers developing the latest and greatest mobile apps to technical support experts solving everyday problems, Asurion helps customers unlock the potential of technology.
Employees think of Asurion’s Nashville, TN office like a hub, though many team members work from home. This flexibility boosts work-life balance and makes professional development even more relevant. However, internal shenanigans still exist—like themed attire on release days, city scooter tours, and minor league games.
Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.
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