Travel Agents

Travel Agents

Plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency customers. Determine destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs, and accommodations required. May also describe, plan, and arrange itineraries and sell tour packages. May assist in resolving clients' travel problems.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation * Initiative * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Compute cost of travel and accommodations, using calculator, computer, carrier tariff books, and hotel rate books, or quote package tour's costs. * Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives offered by various travel carriers. * Collect payment for transportation and accommodations from customer.


Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Sales and Related

Sample Job Titles Auto Travel Counselor, Beach Expert, Certified Corporate Travel Executive, Certified Travel Counselor, Corporate Travel Agent, Corporate Travel Consultant, Corporate Travel Counselor, Corporate Travel Expert, Destination Specialist, International Travel Consultant, Tour Agent, Tour Coordinator, Tour Counselor, Travel Agent, Travel Consultant, Travel Coordinator, Travel Counselor, Travel Professional, Travel Service Consultant.