Hotel Consultant - Bristol

Location
Bristol, England
Salary
£15000 - £16000 per annum + Excellent progression
Posted
27 Dec 2016
Closes
24 Jan 2017
Ref
1113DV1
Contact
Dave Vaughan
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is a leading travel organisation in central Bristol who are looking for a Hotel Consultant to join their expanding team. You will be working for an established corporate company and will potentially have the opportunity to then progress into a Business Travel role. The successful candidate will need to have experience of booking hotels ideally for corporate companies. You will need to have excellent geographical skills and offer a high level of customer service.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Managing predominantly hotel bookings for groups and individuals; using GDS systems.
* Working to agreed company standards and client SLA's in a fast paced and service focused corporate travel environment.
* Responding to all nature of client enquiries in a polite and efficient manner to ensure complete client satisfaction.
* Checking availability, negotiating suitable rates and advising of any special requirements.
* Ensuring all changed or cancelled travel arrangements are re-issued, cancelled and refunded as per company standard.
* Have the opportunity to potentially work towards a Business Travel Consultant role
* Working Monday-Friday hours

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Have a solid hotel reservations background, either as a Hotel Receptionist, Hotel Reservationist or as a Travel Consultant
* Held responsibility for managing bookings and client requirements
* Experience of organizing hotel or travel bookings
* Ideally previous experience of GDS
* Candidates from a leisure background that are looking to break into business travel will also be considered
* Somebody with excellent communication skills,
* A passion for understanding client requirements and providing clients with the right solution.

THE PACKAGE:
A competitive starting salary is available depending on experience you can expect to be paid in the region of £15.5k. This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the brightest names in Bristol today's Global business travel industry with fantastic career progression and stability.

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV to dave@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or follow the link to apply - For further information please call Dave at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776.