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Working vacations: Jobs in tourism and leisure

Want to work near sandy beaches or snow-capped mountains? At a vacation resort or on a cruise ship? Consider one of the careers described in this article.

Royce Rosenhauch knows how to have fun. As a resort activities director, itís his job to keep guests entertained. "On a given day, I might be setting up anything from bingo night to símore-making to paddle boats."

Vacation jobs often mix work and play. And for some, the job is their ticket to career happiness. Keep reading to learn more.

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Last Updated: March 17, 2011