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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Adecco is working with a local Travel company to find an experienced Tour Planner. The Tour Planner will be responsible for planning retail and custom group travel for a motor coach company, including making all transportation and accommodation arrangements. Trips may be 1-day or extended-day excursions and may be motor coach, cruise or fly-away based. They will also sell tours to prospective customers, service customer accounts, answer incoming calls, help set overall division travel calendar and meet sales goals.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Handle all aspects of the Tour Planner position, including:
Create/maintain both extended and 1-day retail tours
Create/maintain both extended and 1-day custom tours
Make appropriate reservations at all vendors as well as research new destinations and new opportunities
Build/grow network of travel partners (clients, custom group leaders, attraction vendors) and maintain positive relationships
Cross-sell/up-sell tours and travel insurance to clients
Create travel documents for passengers and Tour Escorts
Write captions/itineraries for tour guides and travelers as well as format
them appropriately in MS Word
Work closely with co-workers in the office as well as Tour Escorts and Drivers in professional manner
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Prior travel/event planning preferred.
Well-traveled applicants preferred.
Experience with group travel, cruise lines, airlines preferred.
Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
Effectively manage several projects concurrently
Strong customer service / communication skills
Ability to communicate with the general public with ease
Ability to sell all services offered by Imperial Royal Tours
Must be able to work independently
Must be highly self-motivated
Fluent with MS Word/Excel
This is a fulltime Tour Planner Job. Pay starting at $14.00/hour commensurate with experience.
To be considered for this Experienced Tour Planner job in Lafayette, please visit our website www.adeccousa.com and follow instructions to create a profile. Enter 5786 as the Office Locator ID and select Lafayette, IN.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled