Travel Advisor


Posted: January 1, 2020

Description

Bon Voyage Travel is a locally owned and operated, award-winning agency with over 40 years of experience in the travel industry. With boutique retail stores throughout Arizona, a booming online business and preferred partnerships with the world’s top travel brands, we are looking for a highly motivated, success-driven and results-oriented advisor to help us continue our record-setting growth!

Perfect candidate must be equal parts travel expert, friendly customer service rep and self-motivated “closer” with a positive attitude, great personality and the ability to succeed in an exciting, energetic commission driven sales environment.

  • Do you have a passion for travel?
  • Are you a smart, savvy and sales-minded individual?
  • Do you want to work with like-minded people who truly love what they do?
  • Can you help travelers create their perfect trip of a lifetime?
  • Do you have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities?
  • Want to work in a fast-paced, dynamic growth industry?
  • Do you have a track record of achieving sales goals and exceeding expectations?

If you answered YES to these questions and are fun, friendly and focused on selling memorable luxury travel experiences – we want to talk to you!

Education and Experience

  • Prior sales experience required, preferably online; phone sales a plus
  • Experience selling luxury items like travel and cruises a plus
  • Travel & Tourism or agent related certification preferred
  • Strong knowledge of domestic and international travel
  • Computer and internet experience, CRM skills and knowledge of travel-related reservation systems such as SABRE, Client Base, Galileo, etc. a plus
  • Phone sales and experience in a call center environment preferred

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Organization, passion for perfection and high attention to detail
  • Flexibility, friendliness and sense of humor
  • Strong communication and customer-service skills
  • Comfort with consultative sales and relationship building
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with internet, email and online travel tools
  • High self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a driven, dynamic team environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Help clients create, curate and customize their perfect cruise or travel package.
  • Secure new client sales, repeat customers and referrals through connections, communication and unmatched customer service.
  • Assist clients professionally and promptly with their travel-specific needs such as:
    • Reservations (cruise, air, land, rail, auto, tours, etc.)
    • Transfers / Excursions / Tours
    • Changes / Cancellations
    • Documents / International Regulations
    • Research / Recommendations
    • Upgrades
    • Entertainment
    • Travel Protection
    • Pre/Post trip accommodations
  • Remain knowledgeable on industry issues, rules, regulations, policy changes, product/partner updates and geo-political situations
  • Understanding and utilization of the Client Base platform, HubSpot CRM, Signature Travel Network service and related travel tools and technology.
  • Ability to accurately compute and convey the cost of travel, accommodations, etc. using calculators, computers, carrier tariff books, hotel/tour rate books, etc.
  • Proficiency in current travel offers, promotions, incentives and consortium or company-specific marketing efforts.
  • Expertise in multiple product lines, destinations, brand details and ability to illustrate the subtleties of each as it applies to the customer’s needs.
  • Maintain any and all certifications, continuing education and stay up-to-date with vendor training.

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