CORPORATE AGENT POSITIONS
International Group Travel Proposal Planner / Operations Coordinator
Downtown Chicago, IL
International Group Travel Proposal Planner needed to plan, design and create custom itineraries and budgets for international education, performing arts, faith-based and special interest group travel programs, then manage the logistics of all of the group arrangements from conception to implementation. Must have international destinations, knowledge of all aspects of group travel, working experience on a GDS system and MS Word and Excel.
Excellent Written, Oral and Analytical Skills
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
4 years of recent related experience with international travel
Proposal Program Planning:
Research, create and confirm custom international itineraries as outlined by sales staff and/or the group leaders.
Obtain land and air costs based on variables such as number of participants, quality of accommodations, and inclusions.
Prepare budgets, send formal proposals and prepare and send final contracts. Oversee final product and pricing.
Proposal planning aspect entails extensive phone and /or email contact with partners/destination management companies (land and air) and group leaders, familiarization with different exchange rates, travel restrictions, visa requirements, and general global knowledge.
Operate the logistics of the program by finalizing with accuracy all group program details such as daily sightseeing, meals, hotels, cultural performances, ground transportation, budgets, etc.
Serve as a liaison between Group Leaders, Group Participants, Airlines and Land Suppliers.
Prepare final tour documents.
Monitor program budget including all costs, payments and invoicing.
Other occasional duties as needed include:
Rotational after hours on-call duty to assist with participant issues
Conduct group information meetings
Meet and greet groups at the airport before departure
Help obtain visas
Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of Airline Reservations System preferred
Excellent time management skills.
Extensive knowledge of international destinations
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
Excellent analytical skills.
Must be able to travel with sales staff for client meetings as needed.
Must have effective leadership skills
Must display professionalism
Must be dependable and committed to reaching goals.
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CORPORATE ON-SITE AGENT, PORTLAND OREGON
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LEISURE TRAVEL AGENT POSITIONS
Leisure Travel Agent with Expertise in Southern and Eastern Africa and South America
This agency constructs bespoke luxury trips for new and existing clients. Each trip is custom built to the preferences and budget of the traveler. Their agents are called Travel Designer because they know their destinations intimately in areas such as: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Namibia. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of South America. A Travel Designer must have detailed knowledge of many safari brands and camps throughout these countries.
Core functions of Travel Designer:
Create custom trips for new and current clients. Each trip must reflect the unique preferences of the traveler with group size, age, and budget taken into consideration.
Call and email new and current clients with bespoke itineraries to Africa and South America.
Contact safari camps, hoteliers or other vendors to check on availability for trip dates.
Work with client to book airfare for the trip.
Collect deposits and final payments from travelers.
Work with customer service team to ensure trip is handled with a personal touch and all details are attended to.
3+ years (strongly prefer 5) experience selling custom African Safaris (ideal candidate will also have strong knowledge of South America and India).
Ability to sell at least $2m in revenue annually in luxury travel industry.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Strong computer skills, comfortable working with CRM’s and Microsoft suite.
No GDS system required
LEISURE TRAVEL AGENT – FREMONT CALIFORNIA
An experienced agent is needed for an agency in Fremont with a store front. It can be either full or part-time and 2-5 years of experience is an excellent match. Sabre is preferred. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. No weekends or nights.
Travel Advisor, Tucson, AZ
The Travel Advisor will manage all aspects of the client’s travel from initial request to completion while providing back-office support for various systems and assisting with managerial projects and initiatives. The Travel Advisor is responsible for making professional, accurate, cost-effective travel arrangements for clients within the company guidelines and standards for exceptional customer service
Completes travel arrangements for client with air, hotel, car, tour, rail, cruise and ground transportation that meet the needs of the client, whiles utilizing preferred vendors.
Follows company procedures, guidelines and standards to provide best in class customer service.
Builds customer profiles, ticketing,
Prepare and distribute clients’ travel documents.
Use proactive sales outbound calls to help generate business.
Develop relationships with clients to generate return business and secure new business.
Fully informed and stays abreast of all airline rules, regulations, tariffs, and other industry requirements and accurately applies this information when making travel arrangements.
Research and provide solutions/alternatives for customer travel.
Maintain a working knowledge of and use of the Client Base (CRM) technology.
Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives.
Maintains high level of competency, initiative, confidentiality and professional demeanor.
Participates fully as a team member to assist as needed in completing all functions related to servicing the client, including ticket processing, clerical functions, prepaid tickets, debit memos, etc.
1+ years of travel experience is a plus
Knowledge of computer reservation programs (GDS), such as SABRE, Galileo or similar is a plus
Familiarity with consultative sales and relationship building
Deadline –oriented and able to work efficiently and manage multiple priorities
Domestic and international travel knowledge
Ability to work in a team environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficient internet research skills
Track record of achieving sales goals and objectives
High self-motivation and ability to work independently
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
High school diploma or equivalent.
Wholesale Sales Representative needed in Encino, CA
In this position, they will be communicating with clients (both travel agent and direct) to get all travel specifics (dates, budgets, special interests, etc) to generate a system driven proposal of their trip. Once the client accepts the proposal, they will collect the payment and book all components of that trip to complete the sale. They are also responsible for checking the final documents and reconciling file with accounting. Contacting the client after the trip to assure satisfaction.
• Attend to incoming calls and emails for entire range of products including Africa, Middle East, Asia, India South & Central America, South Pacific and Europe
• Qualify guest/passenger requirements such as destination, travel dates, number of days, budget
• Suggest/ recommend what will best work with their requirements
• Push pre-packaged brochure product or identify customization needs
• Provide (Air) options- FF#, miles etc
• Use in-house or online tariff for FIT requests that is GT loaded
• Work with DMC for immediate prices/ confirmations
• Work on Proposal with ideal turn-around time of 2 hours
• Generate system driven Proposal for client/ agent on GT
• Follow up and close sales or proceed with revised quote
• Re-negotiate with suppliers due to any pricing issues
• After Hours: Check voice mails and emails
• Print instructions for mail out of final documents.
• Send final invoice to Agent
• Co-ordinate any special events such as Anniversary or Birthdays
Customer Service Representative – Delray Beach, FL
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm, possible weekend shifts as needed.
Ability to answer live calls during an 8-hour work shift maintaining a personable and professional demeanour throughout.
Detailed follow up skills, reporting, and prioritizing of calls.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Fluent in English, French, and Spanish. Spanish is not a requirement but preferred.
Strong attention to detail when dealing with agent information, travel booking information, and records.
Travel industry background, leisure side preferred. Dealing with travel agents or former travel agent experience.
1 – 2-year call centre experience preferred.
Leisure Travel Agent - Atlanta
We are looking for a travel agent with at least 2 years experience in either corporate and or leisure transactions, who is passionate about traveling. You will manage travel requirements made for business or holiday and you will provide tourism related services and package tours on behalf of our suppliers. The goal is to keep our clients satisfied and loyal for future services. Emphasis will be on Corporate Travel with Leisure involvement.
• Plan and sell transportation, accommodations, insurance and other travel services
• Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them appropriate destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs and accommodations
• Provide relevant information, brochures and publications (guides, local customs, maps, regulations, events etc) to travelers
• Book transportation, make hotel reservations and collect payment/fees
• Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
• Deal with occurring travel problems, complaints or refunds
Leisure Travel Agent – Atlanta or Virtual in the region
Worldspan travel agency is looking for an experienced leisure agent who is excited about selling travel. Someone who puts customer service first, but knows how to sell on the phone. Preferably someone who has done some global travel and can offer interesting hints to the travelers. The is a position that offers salary and commission based upon productivity and full benefits package.
Travel Concierge Excellent Entry level position – Tucson AZ
The travel concierge is a support role for our travel advisers in an effort to maximize their selling time and ability through researching travel options, customer interaction and focused product & promotion knowledge. In addition, when appropriate, the travel concierge will be preparing themselves to become a travel adviser.
• Create and enter customer profile information and attach quote requests in Client Base.
• Ensure leads are valid. (i.e. travel adviser, non US/CAN residents) and verify leads and profiles tovoid crossover between advisers
• Send follow up emails after a quote has been sent and prospect has not been in touch
• Prepare and coordinate correspondence and mailing
• Send reminders, booking and confirming clients regarding dining and shore excursions
• Acquire details and update Guest Information Forms/ Immigration details
• Detail every record precisely at all times
• Send “Welcome home” emails or phone calls
• Send “Touch base” emails six months after the last trip
• Respond to client’s questions regarding existing reservations, deposits, insurance, excursions, etc.
• Verify all details are in place for promotions. Give travel adviser copy of promotion details.
• Research and prepare pre and post trip packages
• Stay abreast of new promotions
• Communication proficiency
• Time Management
• Problem solving/analysis
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Proficient in Microsoft Office 360 suite of software
• Two years’ experience in an office environment
Leisure Travel Agent – New Jersey office or virtual
Must live in any of the following locations:
PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA or DC
Work with clients to provide top notch leisure travel, utilizing the agencies preferred vendors. Educate the travelers regarding their destination for a smooth experience. Must have GDS knowledge.
They will offer a conversion is necessary. Troubleshoot with all clients for potential problems and bring them to resolution. Handle all of your collections, refunds, etc.
Maintain working knowledge of all office and region specific travel promotions in order to assist all clients when receiving overflow calls.
They offer a great benefit package, with a competitive salary, vacation time off, tuition reimbursement and many other options not offered at other agencies.
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Wholesale Travel Reservations, Encino, CA
Inside Sales Travel Specialist to assist in selling and operating deluxe/luxury tours to Europe and other exotic destinations worldwide. Candidate MUST have extensive knowledge of Europe (knowledge of Asia, India, Africa and/or Latin America a plus), experience handling volume phone sales, be capable of multitasking, have excellent communication and computer skills.