Our UK office is currently looking to add a part-time Leisure Travel Advisor to join our accomplished worldwide travel team. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in travel.
The World Wide Travel Network has offices in the USA, New Zealand and the UK, specialising in island holidays.
You will be working for our brand www.islandtravelnetwork.com
The Leisure Travel Advisor will be responsible for providing knowledgeable and consultative service, managing travel planning from inquiry stage, closing the sale, processing reservations to final release of documentation and providing in-travel support.
Responsibilities and Duties
Research various destinations and means of travel to recommend travel services according to client need.
Diagnose clients' specifications and wishes and suggest suitable solutions
Calculate itinerary costs and collect deposits and balances.
Organize travels from beginning to end, through booking tickets and accommodation, tours, transfers, rental cars, etc.
Advise clients on travel arrangements (i.e. visas, passports, vaccinations, etc.) and keep clients up to date with any changes.
Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to create demand and generate sales.
Handle unforeseen problems and complaints
Create and update electronic records of clients using agency technology.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
Prior Experience creating and booking leisure travel itineraries and services, is preferable, but full training can be provided.
Ability to research and price airline itineraries, recommend appropriate solutions and complete ticketing.
GDS is not required but useful.
Sales background with ability to build a satisfied, repeat clientele who also generate referrals.
*Work from home
*Hours are initially Saturday and Sunday, 8 am to 4:00 pm.
*Hourly of £14-16 plus 1% of Gross Sales