Skyline Travel Downers Grove, IL
Oct 18, 2018Part Time to Full Time
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.