Join our family

Pursue your passion

for travel.

As a responsible travel company founded by a fellow globetrotter, we consider travel as an indispensable aspect of a happy and successful life, especially when there are ways to make a difference in the places you visit.

A zest travel is contagious, opens our perspectives, and inspires us to seek better understanding of our diverse and complex world. Whether you enjoy planning trips, getting lost in a new destination, or showing family and friends around, make ZI the next stop on your career journey.

Travel advising

We're a growing, global team of passionate travel professionals with a single goal: to help travelers realize and live their travel dreams while consciously striving to give back to the destinations they visit. We’re looking for knowledgeable and experienced Travel Advisors to help us write the next chapter of our journey in Asia.

  • Design, curate, and build custom trips for our clientele
  • Apply your destination knowledge and travel experience
  • Work from anywhere


We are seeking part and full-time guides to support our travelers seeking a more intimate, local experience for our growing clientele seeking an intimate, local experience in Japan and Asia. As a ZI tour guide, you'll be expected to provide exceptional service, engage with clients in a friendly and professional manner, and adapt to a variety of client personalities and preferences.

Check out our personalized city tours page to learn more.

  • Help create a personalized experience
  • Practice your English language skills
  • Enjoy flexible hours and competitive pay

Our process


Sign up

Apply on our website, including all the pertinent information that will allow us to learn more about you! Once we receive your application, we will reach out to set up an initial call


LINE/Zoom Interview

During this time, we want to learn all about you, your passions and any unique skill sets you think you can enhance someone’s travel experience. What do you love about your city? What gets you excited about its future and the future of travel? What questions do you have for us? We'll cover these questions here.



If there's a good match, we'll send you a commitment agreement outlining our relationship and benefits (see below) as well as begin crafting a portfolio which you can add to and leverage for future employment opportunities.


Are you seeking flexible hours, fair and equal pay, and leadership opportunities?


Nothing beats the option of working at home, on the road or in the field. We pride ourselves on the ability to design and create exceptional moments and memories for our travelers both in the air and on the ground.


Diversity and inclusion has always been at the forefront of everything we do. Since the beginning we have committed to increasing employment opportunities for locals, from expanding our number of guides in Asia to doubling our number of Advisors here in the U.S. by 2025.


We love travel and our building community! For those you'd think would fit right in, please send them our way. If they end up working with one of our clients, we'll be sure to send you a special bonus.

Ready to get started?

We're excited to learn about more about you!