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Travel Consultant Job Overview

Travel consultants (also known as travel agents) are in charge of planning and booking travel and/or holiday arrangements on behalf of corporate or individual clients. The typical duties of a travel consultant involve researching flights, accommodation options, holiday packages, and activities available in tourist destinations, putting together promotional materials, taking part in marketing tasks, providing advice on a variety of travel-related issues, and handling enquiries and complaints. In many cases, travel consultants are required to liaise with airline representatives, hoteliers, and other professionals who work in the leisure and hospitality industry. Travel consultants must have a pleasant demeanour, impeccable customer service skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and must be able to demonstrate commercial awareness. Being able to communicate in a foreign language and having first-hand knowledge of tourist destinations are definite advantages. Travel consultants are expected to be familiar with industry-specific software, such as Amadeus or Dolphin. Jobs in this industry are available on full and part-time basis and may involve weekend work.

Travel Industry Job Education Requirements

Many travel consultants enter the profession without relevant qualifications and train on the job. In such cases, previous experience in customer service roles is advantageous. Useful qualifications include HNDs or NVQs in marketing, hotel management, languages, and tourism. University graduates can access in-company graduate schemes, and those with a degree in an unrelated field can learn the basics about the travel industry by taking level 1 and 2 courses in travel and tourism.

Travel Job Market

Recent surveys show that the travel industry has been affected by the economic recession, which has changed the spending habits of many consumers. However, the travel job market has proven to be resilient. In addition to travel consultant roles, individuals interested in the travel industry can explore vacancies like travel operations director and business travel consultant. Jobs in sustainable tourism are on the rise too.

Travel Consultant Job Salaries

Studies show that average travel consultant salaries range between £21,000 and £24,000 per year. Bonuses and incentives are common in this industry, and they can bring salaries up to nearly £30,000 a year.
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Job specification: German and Dutch Speaking Telesales Executive Soho – London Salary Negotiable + Uncapped Commission Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm My Client is a leading supplier of Royalty free imagery and graphic tools to the media industry requires a dynamic Marketing and telesales Executive to develop sales of its products in Germany,Holland and Austria. The job is based mostly on outgoing calls...
Corporate Traveller's Travel Agents are among the highest earners in the industry. Our continued success has led to an impressive growth spurt, which means we're scouring the nation for travel consultants who are ready to specialise in business travel management for companies who spend between £50,000 - £2M per year on international travel. Currently, we have a Business Travel Agent opportunity in...
Germania is one of Germany’s longest established airlines: since 1979, every year millions of passengers use the carrier’s distinctive green-and-white aircraft to fly on holiday, visit friends and family or travel to Europe‘s major cities. The airline‘s route network currently includes more than 150 international destinations in Europe, North Africa and West Asia. Germania currently operates 24 ai...
We are always looking for experienced sales staff to join our highly successful sales team. You should have a hunger for success and the want to be the best. The main responsibilities for this role will be: - Taking on calls and web enquiries from customers and listening to their needs - Meeting and over achieving sales targets - Creating tailor-made holidays for clients - Excellent product knowle...
Croydon, CR04HA
Value Added Travel WWW.VALUEADDEDTRAVEL.COM are always looking for experienced sales staff to join our highly successful sales team. You should have a hunger for success and making money and the want to be the best AND A WILLINGNESS TO TRAVEL ABROAD The main responsibilities for this role will be: - Taking on calls and web inquiries from customers and listening to their needs - Meeting and over ac...
We are always looking for experienced sales staff to join our highly successful sales team. You should have a hunger for success and the want to be the best. The main responsibilities for this role will be: - Taking on calls and web enquiries from customers and listening to their needs - Meeting and over achieving sales targets - Creating tailor-made holidays for clients - Excellent product knowle...
CROYDON, CR04HA
We are always looking for experienced sales staff to join our highly successful sales team. You should have a hunger for success and the want to be the best. The main responsibilities for this role will be: - Taking on calls and web enquiries from customers and listening to their needs - Meeting and over achieving sales targets - Creating tailor-made holidays for clients - Excellent product knowle...
We are always looking for experienced sales staff to join our highly successful sales team. You should have a hunger for success and the want to be the best. The main responsibilities for this role will be: - Taking on calls and web enquiries from customers and listening to their needs - Meeting and over achieving sales targets - Creating tailor-made holidays for clients - Excellent product knowle...
Established in 2000 GoBananas specialises in Group Travel and we understand all the challenges an organiser faces when they have been appointed the job of arranging all the travel and activities. Due to continued growth we are looking for a fun and focused person to join our team in Blairgowrie. So if you like: • Helping Stags and Hens organise their Party Arrangement • Working in a fun and hectic...
Rental Sales Agent Salary £20,000 + bonus Full Time York Y026- North Yorkshire – located near the train station Main Purpose of the position To provide a high quality rental service to meet customer requirements and sell the company’s services and products to achieve targets. This role will support the Operations Manager in the efficient and cost effective operation of the location. The successful...
Senior Travel Consultant -Corporate Travel This is a great opportunity for a Senior Travel Consultant to join an Independent Travel Company. They are looking for a certain individual who is bright, enthusiastic and looking for a new challenge to join the team and hit the ground running. You will be responsible for organising travel to high end clients and managing existing accounts. This is fundam...
My client is currently seeking experienced Travel Consultants to join their call centre selling holiday packages to customers. They are a leading travel company specialising in holiday packages to the USA. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 1 years sales experience in travel sales. Experience of working towards sales targets Excellent telephone manner Ability to meet deadlines PACKAGE OFFERED: £14000 BA...
My client, a vibrant energetic call centre, are looking for numerous Call Centre Agents to start early Jan due to ongoing success. If you want a career in Sales, have a can do positive attitude, are hungry to succeed then this is the role for you. This role offers an immediate interview along with uncapped bonus. Top earners are earning up to £28 OTE. For this role the company are looking for the...
Section Supervisor - Business Travel - Sabre This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Business Travel Consultant to join a Leading Global Travel Management Company. You will be supporting the Section Manager in the smooth and efficient day to day running of a white glove account that requires excellent interpersonal skills. You will be monitoring the quality, policy adherence and efficiency of...
A successful and well established company is in need of a Key Account Manager to expand its already thriving market share in Corporate Travel. The company boast strong growth structure within the company and is now offering the correct candidate a chance to become part of the team. Job Title - Business Development Manager, Key Account Manager Industry - Corporate Travel/Travel Management Location...
Gatwick, South East/Southern, RH60LG
In 10 years lowcosttravelgroup has grown into a truly international business with offices in Europe, North and South America and Asia/Pacific employing 500 staff and with annual sales of €700m. Our online travel agency, lowcostholidays.com, is principally based at our international headquarters in Palma de Mallorca in Spain from where it serves customers in 13 countries across the world. Our bed b...
FCm Travel Solutions is a global business travel management provider spanning more than 75 countries worldwide. We have not only been named the World's Leading Travel Management Company for three years, but we have also featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For (for ten years) and Great Places to Work. FCm Travel Solutions is seeking a Travel Consultant to join their high performa...
Farnborough, Hampshire, South East/Southern, GU147PA
Tailormade Regional Specialist Farnborough, Hampshire £22,000 - £27,000 plus benefits Our client specialise in small group adventure holidays, with over 450 tours on offer in 120 countries. They have a wide range of adventure travel options including walking and trekking tours, cycling tours, polar voyages, family adventure holidays and much more. They are currently looking for a sales professiona...
Our Business Travel Consultants are the highest earners in the industry. The continued success of our Travel Consultants has led to a growth spurt, which means we're scouring the nation for ambitious sales-minded individual to join our teams in London. Why become a Business Travel Consultant with Corporate Traveller? Corporate Traveller's company culture simply radiates energy. We're exceptionally...
Nationwide Services are and established FM company looking to expand our Sales team. We are looking for an experienced Sales Representative within the cleaning field, to work from Head Office based in Leeds covering M18 / M62 and A1 corridors. The successful candidate will be required to sell various cleaning services including: Office cleans, Builders cleans, Industrial Cleaning etc. The role wil...

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