Japan travel is back! Starting 11 October, Japan is allowing short-term visitors to enter without a visa. Learn more here.

Join our family

Pursue your passion

for travel.

Why do you enjoy travel?

As an responsible travel company founded by a fellow globetrotter, we consider travel as an indispensable aspect of a happy and successful life, especially when you can give back and make a difference in the destinations you visit.

A zest for 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 and Guides with a single goal: to help travelers realize and live their travel dreams on each and every trip we create or facilitate, while consciously and responsible giving back to the destinations they travel to. We’re looking for people determined to chart their own course to success (and have a lot of fun along the way), while helping us write the next chapter of the ZI journey

  • Design, curate and orchestrate responsible travel experiences
  • Apply your destination knowledge and travel experience
  • Work from anywhere


Love your city, town, and Prefecture?

We are seeking part-time and full-time Guides to support our growing clientele seeking an intimate, local experience in Japan.

Check out our private local tours page to learn more. We look forward to

connecting with you!

  • Introduce curious travelers to your city/hometown
  • 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 and your unique story! Once we receive your application, you’ll be hearing from our team about setting up an initial call.


LINE Interview

During this time, we want to learn all about you, your past, your passions and goals, and any unique skill sets you think you can bring to 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 about our team? 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, leadership opportunities and exciting travel moments?


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 human travel experiences from wherever we are, whether up in the air or at sea level.


Diversity and inclusion has always been at the forefront of everything we do. (It's even one of our values.) 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 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 and your passion for travel!