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Work for us

We welcome applicants to join our team from a wide range of backgrounds.  Many of our staff are graduates with good Spanish or Portuguese. Travel trade experience is welcome though not essential.  If you have the following skills please apply, we keep applications on file as future opportunities arise.

Do you have what it takes to be a tour leader?

Tour leading is a 24/7 role and whilst each day will bring a new and often incredible experience, you must also be prepared to deal with the challenges that undoubtedly will arise when trying to lead a group holiday.  Consequently, to apply for this work we require the following:

  • A desire to work with people
  • Proven or potential ability to deal with groups confidently
  • A diplomatic temperament
  • Good organisational skills
  • Fluent in English language
  • Fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Good recent ground knowledge of at least 5 Latin American countries, based on personal independent travel
  • A professional attitude to the execution of the tasks in hand
  • A sense of fun
  • Visible and lasting passion for Latin America.
  • Able to spend a minimum of 6 months abroad at a time 

Download a detailed Tour Leader role description

Download the Tour Leader Application Form

If you are interested in working for Journey Latin America as a tour leader, and meet the criteria above, please fill in the application form and send to Please note only successful candidates will be contacted and invited for interview.

London Sales Departments

Our sales departments include Flights, Bespoke Holidays and Group Tours and all of our Sales Consultants are required to have the following skills:

Good knowledge & extensive travel experience of Latin America (with a minimum of 3 countries visited)

An aptitude for sales & excellent interpersonal skills, both on the phone and face-to-face

Excellent organisational and computer skills

Fluent English. Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred

Ability to work as part of an enthusiastic team and on your own initiative

If you are enthusiastic and keen to work with the UK's number 1 specialist in travel to Latin America, please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your travel experience in Latin America (including areas visited and travel dates) to the address below:

Antonio Vaquero

Journey Latin America

401 King Street,


W6 9NJ

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Journey with the UK'S NO1 Specialist in travel to Latin America


  • The pioneers in travel to Latin America since 1980
  • The UK's no.1 specialist – nobody knows it better


  • All our staff are in-depth Latin America specialists
  • Get the inside track with expert advice based on first-hand experience


  • Our love of Latin America runs through all we do
  • We take pride in providing a genuinely personal service


  • Unbeatable and secure financial protection
  • Book with confidence, knowing every penny is secure


  • The widest range of travel options to Central and South America
  • The journey you'll love, in a style to suit you


  • Award-winning holidays, endorsed by our clients and the press
  • Exclusively dedicated to 
    Latin America – it's all we do

Wanderlust Reader's Travel Awards – Top Ten Tour Operator 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015
Latin American Travel Association – Award for Customer Service 2012
Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Specialist Tour Operator 2012
Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Best Value Tour Operator 2011


Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award 2013
British Travel Awards – Best Small Tour Operator Central & South America 2011, 2012
Condé Nast Traveller – Top Ten Specialist Tour Operator: 2010, 2011, 2012
Guardian and Observer Travel Awards – Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2009, 2010, 2012