Apprentice Travel Planner

  • Superior Travel
  • Davison, Michigan
  • Oct 22, 2018
Full time

Job Description

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Apprentice Travel Planners role is to help people plan, choose and arrange their vacations. They will usually work to a budget set out by their client. They also offer advice and opinions on where to go and local tourist attractions, events and customs.

Typical duties include:

  • promoting and marketing the business
  • researching customer queries
  • providing advice about visas or passports, multiple destinations
  • managing budgets
  • planning
  • selling cruises, tours and insurance
  • meeting sales targets
  • preparing promotional materials and displays Qualifications and training required

A degree in any subject is acceptable, although travel, tourism, languages, leisure, business studies or management degree holders may be at an advantage.

A travel training company qualification or relevant travel agency, retail or sales work experience can also be helpful.

Personal travel experience outside of the USA is required

Key skills for travel agents

  • Commercially aware
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Numerical ability
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Clientbase
  • Strong sales skills
  • Outlook
  • Computer skills
  • Bonus commission opportunities

Manage Others?

No