Tour and Travel Executive at Fountain Safaris

On Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Fountain Safaris is a Tour Operator / Travel agent that offers travel services specializing in Africa hotels, flights, rental cars, safaris and tour bookings for various countries in Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Zanzibar and Egypt.

To drive this strategy we are looking for competent, innovative , self-motivated / driven and result oriented Tour and Travel Executive.

Duties and responsibilities

Development of domestic and international packages suggesting interesting travel routes or places of interest.

Designing flexible tour packages to meet the needs of different clients and selling them along travel products.
Exploring and identifying new business opportunities by promoting and marketing the business, sometimes to new or niche markets.
Helping with passport and immigration issues.
Communicating a range of information on itineraries, destinations and culture.
Flight booking.
Making sure all travel arrangements run according to plan and that accommodation, meals and service are satisfactory.
Organizing entry to attractions and transport, such as car hire.
Making contact in advance with places to stay or visit to check details and arrangements by liaising with travel partners, including airlines and hotels, to manage bookings and schedules, often one year in advance.
Dealing with customer enquiries and aiming to meet their expectations.
Organising and attending tourism events, conferences, workshops, seminars and exhibitions.

Meeting regularly with the staff in order  advise on strategy and finding out about any local issues and future trends and plan how they approach their work.

Education ,Skills and Work Experience

  • Degree/Diploma in tours and Travel Management from a recognized institution.
  • Should have more than five years work experience in a similar environment.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the rourism industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and skills of Amadeus and Galileo.
  • Inborn passion for Tours.
  • Good planning, co-ordination and execution skills;
  • Must be creative, self – motivated, and highly innovative
  • Ability to meet deadlines without fail and  go the extra mile to clock target
If you feel you have met the above qualifications and are willing to take up the position, send your Application letter and CV to [email protected] on or before 14th August 2013
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