Travel Agent job description template

This Travel Agent job description template includes the list of most important Travel Agent's duties and responsibilities. It is customizable and ready to post to job boards. Use it to save time, attract qualified candidates and hire best employees.

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Travel Agent job description template

Travel Agent job profile

Travel Agents meet with clients to discuss and learn about their travel requirements. They are responsible for advising clients about suitable travel options in accordance with their needs, wants and capabilities. In addition, they help them plan trips to domestic or international destinations, tours, accommodation, transport, insurance and fares.

In order to attract Travel Agents that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Travel Agent job description.  

Travel Agent job description

We are looking for an experienced Travel Agent to join our team! If you are passionate and enthusiastic about travelling, and if you love improving others' travelling experiences, you will love this job!

Travel Agent duties and responsibilities

  • Research various destinations
  • Plan and organize travels by booking tickets and accommodation, securing rental transportation etc.
  • Inform clients and provide useful travel material (guides, maps, event programs etc)
  • Collect deposits and balances
  • Suggest suitable travel options that best suite clients' needs
  • Attend webinars, conferences and other educational programs
  • Use promotional techniques and offer different services and offerings
  • Keep learning about latest industry trends
  • Research destination and travel prices, customs, weather conditions, reviews etc.
  • Research and study clients’ specifications and wishes
  • Suggest suitable travel options that best suite clients' needs
  • Track KPIs and prepare KPI reports

Travel Agent requirements and qualifications

  • X years of experience as a Travel Consultant or similar role
  • Passionate about travel and tourism
  • Proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of additional languages is an advantage
  • Good sales skills and customer oriented approach
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent knowledge about latest tourism trends
  • Good understanding on different tourism offerings and options
  • Good knowledge of travel software
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Degree in Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Business or relevant field
  • Good time-management skills
  • Candidates with personal experience in travelling will have an advantage 

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