Senior Travel Consultant

Description:

  • Research various destinations and means of travel regarding prices, customs, weather conditions, reviews etc.
  • Diagnose the clients’ specifications and wishes and suggest suitable travel packages or services
  • Organize travels from beginning to end, through booking tickets and accommodation, securing rental transportation etc.
  • Supply travellers with pertinent information and useful travel/holiday material guides, maps, event programs etc
  • Collect deposits and balances
  • Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
  • Handle unforeseen problems and complaints and determine eligibility for money returns
  • Attend conferences to maintain familiarity with tourism trends
  • Create and update electronic records of clients
  • Maintain relationships with key persons
  • Keep financial statements and documents
  • Reach the revenue and profit targets.

· Skills/Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a travel consultant
  • Excellent knowledge of travelling software computer reservations systems, GDS systems and e-travel
  • Proficiency in English knowledge of additional languages is an advantage
  • Exemplary sales skills and customer oriented approach
  • Well versed in various areas of travel domestic/international, business/holidays, group/individual etc
  • Ability to present, persuade and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrable ability to handle crises
  • Degree in Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Business or relevant field
  • Candidates with personal travel experience will be preferred
  • Min of 4 years experience as a travel consultant/agent.
· Reference: LS-73588-2111
· Salary: P8 000 – P16 000 depending on experience
· Country: Botswana
· Province:
· Date Posted: 21 Jun 2016
· Employer type: Travel Agency
· Contact: Christel Hill on +2676800890 quote LS-73588-2111