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Travel Agents help tourists organize their holidays according to preferences and budgets. Their responsibilities are answering customer queries, providing advice about travel documents, selling insurance, arranging transport and accommodation, and attaining certain sales targets. Based on our sample resumes, key qualifications for Travel Agents are commercial awareness, communication skills, numerical ability, courtesy, and sales expertise. Those seeking to work in this industry should display in their resumes a high school diploma and tourism and travel training.

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1

Travel Agent

Successfully and efficiently steered travel operations to generate high volume growth and revenue, including cruises, tours, airline reservations, car rentals, and hotels.

  • Consistently ensured delivery of quality customer service vital to growing a loyal clientele base.
  • Drive productive travel operations, achieving $1M sales quota goal in 9 months, inducted into the Chairman's Club for $1.2M+ and recognized as a top travel agent in the Southern Region.
  • Currently highest producer of the Mid-Atlantic region of sales for 2013, at $856,000 in generated travel revenue YTD, and over $300,000 for the month of May
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Travel Agent

Maintained up-to-date knowledge of travel products including: airline travel, hotel and car reservations, cruise and tour travel.

  • Developed and maintained outstanding relationships with clients and exceeded their expectations for customer service while securing their travel arrangements.
  • Carefully listened to and assessed clients' needs in order to create a match for their vacation plans.
  • Demonstrated consistent ability to close sales and achieve high productivity.
  • Utilized excellent verbal and written communication skills and maintained professional, positive demeanor.
  • Continuously demonstrated exceptional organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AS
Management
3

Travel Agent

A membership service organization that specializes in travel arrangements, emergency road service and automobile insurance.

  • Supported the Managing Director by reconciling the airline reports for six offices and working on account discrepancies
  • Provided service to customers in a busy travel agency, booked flight reservations, cruises, tours, hotels and car rentals. Worked independently in a branch office and then as an outside sales representative.
  • Advised clients of required travel documentation and procurement options
  • Supervised emergency road service and domestic travel in a busy environment with 15 or more employees, depending on the season.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies / History
4

Leisure Travel Agent

Consulted member based clientele with a focus on group and individual travel needs.

  • Advised clients of proper travel documentation and forms of payment for all types of travel.
  • Processed Tourist and Business Visas, International Driver's License's and Passport photos.
  • Analyzed and compiled information from preferred vendors thru webinars and workshops and maintained compliance and certification with vendor related agent programs.
  • Expedited the sale of local amusement park and movie theatre tickets and Visa credit card applications.
  • Communicated travel insurance related claims to necessary vendors for clients.
  • Maintained company wide and specialized training for all business lines in compliance with AAA's corporate headquarters.
  • Volunteered and participated in afterhours AAA sponsored events for community outreach groups.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Psychology
5

Owner - Manager - Travel Agent

Founded scuba diving and adventure travel reservation center generating individual and group sales to both wholesale and retail markets.

  • Arranged and booked custom vacations with airfare for individuals, families, scuba diving
  • Negotiated contracts with multiple vendors and increased commission by 5%.
  • Coordinated transportation and tour logistics for multiple day itineraries encompassing all
  • Created new tour packages, itineraries and retail pricing using MS Excel.
  • Authored web content, contributed newsletter articles and created marketing materials.
  • Supervised social media postings to Bill Beard's Facebook, Google+, Linked In, and
  • Exhibited company product and presented seminars at consumer trade shows and industry functions.
  • Maintained accounts payable, accounts receivables and payroll via QuickBooks Pro
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Insurance License
6

Travel Agent

Interacted daily with clients, tour companies, airlines by telephone, email and written correspondence

  • Customized and facilitated clients' global and domestic travel itineraries
  • Scheduled meetings with clients and vendors to discuss future travel
  • Collected payments from clients and dispersed monies to vendors in a timely manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Real Estate License
Accounting
7

Travel Agent

Made reservations and advised clients as to travel plans involving air, ground, and hotel considerations.

  • Promoted groups for cruise travel and made presentations to organizations to describe group travel benefits.
  • Developed growing base of contacts with local cruises.
  • Troubleshot problems and resolved them to the satisfaction of clientele
  • Promoted as Manager of Cruise Operations after 5 months.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Travel Agent

I design all marketing and promotional campaigns to generate new business.

  • In charge of all personal and business travel arrangements international and domestic.
  • Initial contact for all reservations, which includes all, cruises, excursions, hotels, airlines, limos, rental cars, event tickets, and dinning.
  • Built and maintained relationships with vendors to assist in travel accommodations as needed.
  • Assisted customers with setting up online profiles and website navigation so clients can submit payments for their vacation packages, or customize, and build their own.
  • Increased travel sales by 50% by up selling different attractions international and domestic.
  • Followed up with customers to ensure safe arrival, made sure they were satisfied and vacation packages were accurate.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Drug And Alcoholism
Criminal Justice
9

Travel Agent

Offered personalized travel booking service to marketed groups and individual consumers.

  • Responsible for gathering information from customers to form custom packages.
  • Collected payments, secured insurance, and booked travel packages for clients.
  • Marketed products and services to prospective customers through several forms of media.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Long
10

Travel Agent

Oversaw all aspects of every sale from greeting to consultation to booking to post-travel follow up.

  • Organized group travel for families and incentive travel for companies.
  • Marketed and hosted travel nights, open to the public, through radio and print ads.
  • Coordinated sales presentations by tour company reps to prospective clients.
  • Did site inspection tours of resorts and cruise ships and attended seminars and on-line classes to keep my industry knowledge current.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Accounting

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