Experienced Leisure Travel Agent

  • Skyline Travel
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • Oct 19, 2018
Leisure Travel Agent Retail Travel

Job Description

Currently seeking an Experienced Leisure Travel Agent to handle High End Leisure Travel - full knowledge of all aspects of Travel - (Booking International & Domestic)

  • Provide full-service leisure travel assistance for clients including air, hotel, resort, cruise, restaurant, tours, sightseeing, transfers and cars.
  • Check availability and process bookings on Sabre, handle client request from initial inquiry to client departure and follow up.
  • Offer multiple options for clients.
  • Trip research including destination, points of interest, regulations, etc....
  • Email, fax and telephone requests and confirmations.
  • Follow up on last minute details, requests & changes.
  • Use preferred partner relationships for best availability, rate and additional benefits to insure maximum access and highest level of service for clients.
  • Utilize company contracts and rate desk to balance rate/revenue for client and the company.
  • Stay up to date through ongoing research on products and services through the use of the internet, the company intranet, contact with sales representatives, industry publications, newspaper and other magazines.
  • PROFICIENCY ON SABRE GDS A MUST.
  • Ability to work well under stress and with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with clients, supervisors and co-workers both verbally and in writing
  • Must be proactive with an ability to work independently and in a team with direction from a manager.
  • Strong organizational skills required to maintain up to date and accurate records and client correspondence.
  • 3+ years of experience as a travel advisor.

GDS Required

Sabre,   SabreRED  

Minimum Travel Experience Required

3-5