Luxury Travel Consultant Africa

Gerrard McCall
United Kingdom
From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Luxury Travel Consultant – Africa


£21-28k + bonus, OTE £35-50k!

Gerrard McCall are recruiting on behalf of a well-established luxury travel company in London, specialising in creating bespoke luxury holidays and small group tours to the most exciting destinations in the world.

They are currently seeking Specialist Travel Consultant for their successful Africa division. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has previous experience selling tailor-made luxury holidays to destinations in Africa and who has personally spent time in the region first hand.

The company are a multi-award winning tailor-made luxury tour operator with a dynamic team of enthusiastic professionals. They are seeking a creative and confident team member who will take an interest in their own team and also the wider business. This is a fast-growing and forward-thinking company, who encourage their staff to be involved in the company as a whole.

The role:

·Tailor-making dream holidays to destinations in Africa

·Discussing and creating bespoke itineraries for new and existing clients

·Converting sales and confirming all travel arrangements

·Supplying clients with all necessary pre-departure information and documentation

·Being the first point of contact, from the initial enquiry until the clients’ return from holiday

·Liaising closely with other members of the team and company to ensure everything is a smooth experience for your clients

The package:

·Excellent basic plus bonuses (around £10-20k in bonuses/commission is the norm)

·Working as part of a creative and motivated team


·Previous experience selling luxury holidays to Africa

·Extensive first-hand knowledge of Africa as a travel destination and the ability to stay on top of what clients are looking for

·Great relationship-building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport with clients and understand their ideal travel experience, before creating a bespoke itinerary that perfectly matches their needs

·High level of commerciality when working with suppliers and pricing trips

·Enthusiastic phone manner to excite clients about potential or future trips

·Fluent English – written and verbal

·Able to use an airline reservation system/GDS (Galileo preferred)

·Highly motivated

·Infectious enthusiasm for Africa as a travel destination

Gerrard McCall specialise in recruiting within the Travel industry, please apply for this role if you have experience in or as:

Travel Consultant - Travel Agent - Travel Specialist - Destination Specialist - Travel Sales - Travel Sales Consultant - Travel Sales Agent - Travel Sales Specialist - Travel Expert - Travel advisor

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