Kendrick Recruitment is seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to fill the position of East African Travel Specialist at a Reservations Company based in Cape Town. This role is tailor-made for someone with a deep appreciation for East African destinations and a flair for business to business bookings and reservations. If you’re eager to make your mark in the travel industry and possess a knack for curating exceptional travel experiences, then consider joining our team.
Overview of the Role: As an East African Travel Specialist, the focus will be on crafting unforgettable travel experiences for clients within a business to business context. The role encompasses creating seamless bookings and reservations, ensuring that clients experience the very best of East African destinations. From arranging stays in luxurious Serengeti lodges to organizing tranquil getaways in Zanzibar, the East African Travel Specialist will be the driving force behind crafting remarkable travel itineraries that go above and beyond client expectations.
Collaborate with esteemed travel partners and stakeholders to facilitate B2B bookings and reservations.
Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with airlines, hotels, lodges, and other travel service providers.
Tailor travel packages and itineraries to suit client preferences, interests, and budgets.
Provide expert guidance and recommendations on East African attractions, destinations, and activities.
Maintain clear and timely communication with both clients and partners regarding bookings, changes, and updates.
Address inquiries, resolve concerns, and manage issues with professionalism and efficiency.
Stay well-informed about industry trends, travel regulations, and developments in East African destinations.
Contribute to company growth by meeting sales targets and fostering repeat business opportunities.
Qualifications and Skills:
Genuine passion for travel and an extensive understanding of East African destinations.
Proven track record in business to business bookings and reservations within the travel sector.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational abilities.
Proficiency in travel reservation systems and relevant software.
Customer-centric mindset with a dedication to delivering exceptional service.
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and thrive under pressure.
Collaborative team player with a positive and proactive approach.
Familiarity with cultural nuances and travel preferences in East African markets.
If you are prepared to embark on a journey where your passion for travel aligns with your proficiency in B2B bookings and reservations, Kendrick Recruitment encourages you to apply for the role of East African Travel Specialist. The salary on offer is very flexible for the right person, with a salary around R30,000 per month.
To apply, candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a compelling cover letter and references today… Good Luck!