Travel & Destinations

Main role

A Travel Advisor examines the needs of travellers and offers them a holiday that meets their expectations whilst respecting their budget. The job can be carried out in a Travel Agency, for a Tour Operator, in a Tourist Information Centre, or even for an airline.

SIMILAR JOB TITLES/JOBS

Travel Consultant, Travel Agent.

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Job tasks

  • They greet clients, recommend products and services, and give advice for their future travel plans in line with their requirements and budget.
  • They go online to check availability and prices.
  • They make reservations and process invoices for tours (flights, hotels, car rental, tailor-made trips/tours, attractions, etc.) and send the documents to their clients.
  • They handle payments, customer complaints and refunds.
     

Required skills

Listening skills, Patience, Good interpersonal skills, Rigour, Excellent organisational skills.

What you need to learn/master

Tourism marketing, Sales techniques, Customer relations, Foreign languages.

  • Level of qualification: Bachelor Year 3 (3 years of post-High School education)

Career opportunities & progression

Travel Designer, Package Deal Designer, Travel Agency Manager.

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