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Travel Managers work for tourism agencies and are responsible for managing travel consultants, making sure targets are attained, communicating offers to staff, recruiting and training new employees, and assigning tasks. The most successful sample resumes for Travel Managers highlight qualifications like tourism experience, sales orientation, leadership, supervisory skills, computer literacy, and teamwork. Strong communication and interpersonal abilities are required by most employers as well. Many Travel Managers make display of a Bachelor' Degree in tourism in their resumes.

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1

Business Travel Manager

Responsible for generating, maintaining and expanding new and existing local and global accounts.

  • Procured $450k in new accounts within 10 months and achieved 132% of a 4.6 million goal.
  • Developed the hotels Project Accounts and increased production by over 60% year-over-year.
  • Created a weekly cocktail hour for all transient guests
  • Gained inclusion and built a rapport with major travel & leisure teams including Virtuoso and Signature Travel.
  • Ranked #1 as the HOT SALES top Producer in 2010 and was awarded the Top Sales incentive trip
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Corporate Travel Manager / Purchasing Manager

Managed a travel program that delivered in excess of $100 million in savings by sourcing and contracting travel-related suppliers and services

  • Sourced, negotiated and delivered a $3.6 M travel agency savings by being one of first companies to use a cross-border travel reservation center in Canada
  • Developed the Xerox travel program into a best-in-class model by revising the company travel policy and improving compliance through management reporting
  • Improved company policy compliance and reduced agency transaction costs by being one of the first companies to implement an online booking tool
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Public Justice
MBA
International Management
3

Corporate Travel Manager and Relocation Manager

Full corporate Travel, Meeting, and Relocation Program responsibility. Managed all supplier relationships, negotiations and contracting. Owned and managed the Corporate Card Program and the Group and Meetings Program. Updated and enforced travel policy. Tracked and reported monthly T&E spend and savings data to senior leadership.

  • Increased discounts 25% plus additional amenities with rebates, and contract terms by negotiating enhanced discounts and program offers with travel suppliers.
  • Led review, research, contracting and implementation of new online booking and expense tools saving 30% in annual expenses for tools and software.
  • Reduced their travel risk management by consolidating the group and meeting expenditure
  • Established formalized contracts, quarterly business review, scorecards and service level agreements with suppliers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Technology
4

Senior Travel Manager/assistant to The Sergeant Major of The Army

Managed all Sergeant Major of the Army's travels, budget, and logistical requirements

  • Planned and executed over 150 worldwide travel missions covering more than 500,000 miles
  • Developed and implemented process control measures later used as best practices by the Department of the Army Inspector General's Office
  • Completed more than 100 sets of travel orders and vouchers with zero discrepancies; efficiently managed and executed a $150,000 travel budget per calendar year without over spending
  • Coordinated immediate MILAIR support and commercial air itinerary changes when travel was unexpectedly delayed avoiding mission failure of follow on events
  • Continually shared travel team lessons learned and best practices with OCSA and VCSA travel teams maintaining continuity within the Army senior leader staff
  • Ensured office and travel personnel compliance with Physical and Operational Security measures
  • Completed and submitted trip reports to Senior Army and DoD Leadership as required
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
5

Senior Travel Consultant (travel Manager)

  • Named "35 under 30" by Travel Agent Magazine
  • Frequently earned recognition for top sales performance.
  • Rapidly advanced through positions and promoted to Senior Travel Consultant.
  • Responsible for 68% of office travel revenue for 2011-2012.
  • Increased office travel agency revenue 20% over 2011 yearly total.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business Management And Marketing
Cta, Ctc
6

Travel Manager

Originated and introduced onsite travel services center for a mid-sized corporate travel account.

  • Cut annual hotel expenditures 41% through effective negotiation of contracts and saved $550,000 annually.
  • Boosted savings for client by contracting hotels, cars, and air vendors using single direct souring techniques.
  • Increased compliance from 30% to 93%, saving $400,000 by creating effective corporate travel policies.
  • Saved $125,000 annually in travel benefits by expertly managing company credit card program.
  • Implemented a strategic meeting management program for the North American Division
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Science
BS
Mis
Global Leadership, Travel
7

North America Travel Manager

Managed [company name]'s travel program in US and Canada

  • Collaborated on RFPs and contracts for airline, car rental, hotel and travel agency services
  • Managed the conversion of [company name] to American Express (3 year term), then to TQ3/Navigant (acquired by Carlson Wagonlit)
  • Launched successful online booking tool; first GetThere (with American Express), then Cliqbook
  • Consolidated global hotel negotiation results annually and communicated to travelers
  • Successfully managed travel compliance according to corporate policy and preferred supplier relationships
  • Responsible for all financials associated with our travel agencies
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
History
8

Leisure Travel Manager

Established leisure vacation department and generated annual sales in excess of one million dollars

  • Created e-mail marketing/sales offerings providing increased sales of 42% over prior year
  • Coordinated destination familiarization trips for ten in-house travel agents
  • Created and implemented back-office procedures with Fenton office (headquarters)
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
9

Defense Travel Manager / Budget Manager

Served as the Defense Travel Administrator and Training Manager for 1,200 service members and civilians dispersed throughout Washington State. Provided guidance to the Commanding Officer, Staff and Supervisors on all travel and training matters, provided administrative assistance for 10 unit travel and training managers within the organization. Conducted periodic budget inspections, training requirements and ensured compliance with the standard operating procedures and reported derogatory and/or adverse information, maintained travel, training and budget trackers.

  • Prepared travel plans and budgets for an organization of 2,500 service members and civilians
  • Subject matter all expert on travel matters for the United Sates
  • Developed and monitored $3 million in contracts for travel
  • Provided administrative assistance with junior travel administrators
  • Planned and supervised the installation of new debt reduction policies, surpassing previously set debt ceiling
  • Ensured subordinate units were in compliance with directives and standard operating procedures
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Educational Travel Manager

Marketed, coordinated, developed and sold international travel programs for high schools & middle schools in the state of Idaho

  • Networked extensively with local school district teachers and leaders
  • Planned face-to-face meetings with teachers and faculty members, organized local social events for educators, and helped to facilitate large recruitment meetings in Idaho schools
  • Managed approximately 95 accounts, with an average of 14 enrolled participants and liaised over the phone to grow travel programs and local interest in EF Tours
  • Averaged 100 outbound calls and 25 phone/client contacts per day
  • Provided excellent customer service and support to clients throughout the tour planning process; assisting with billing inquiries, quality control, school board pushback, and promotional/marketing efforts
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
International Studies

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