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Travel Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
Reading, Berkshire, England
Up to £23000 per annum + sales bonus, fam trips and much more!
Closing date
24 May 2024

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An amazing opportunity has arisen for experienced Travel Consultants to join a luxury cruise travel company as part of their sales team as a luxury cruise consultant. They are based in beautiful offices near Reading (parking available). If you have at least 12 months experience within a travel sales role, pride yourself on your professional friendly approach and feel that exceptional customer service & attention to detail leads to sales, this is the perfect Travel Industry opportunity for you! Starting salary is £23k pa, with a realistic OTE of £25k pa - £28k pa, but potential to earn much more. And this is a company that values it's team highly, so good benefits & career progression is part of the package!


  • Taking enquires and creating luxury travel itineraries
  • Specialising in luxury cruise products
  • Ensuring every potential customer is offered a friendly, knowledgeable, professional service,
  • Following up on quotes to try to ensure they are aware of unbeatable prices or alternative quotes to secure a reservation
  • Ensuring all itinerary details are communicated thorough to the client
  • Taking Payments
  • Making any initial amendments to itineraries
  • Assist with pre- and post-departure queries
  • Upsell be offering additional products and excursions to ensure a customer's unique experience
  • Bring ideas to the business, help find new potential customers
  • Work to achieve sales targets and earn commission.
  • Be flexible to work 5 days over a 7 day rota, primarily between 9am to 6pm


The ideal candidate will have previous travel industry sales experience, with knowledge of luxury travel and cruise. However, if you have worked for a high street retail travel agency and have not specialised in luxury or cruise, but are keen to do so, this is a great opportunity for you to develop in your Travel Industry career. And if you have target driven sales experience from an alternative industry, with exceptional customer service and ability to liaise with high-touch clientele, this could give you the opportunity to start a career in travel, at a point this industry is really taking off again.


Salary's start at £23k with an OTE of £25k - £28k pa, but Senior Consultants and Top Earners can earn in the region of £30k - £35k pa. This is a lovely company to work for with a great product, beautiful offices, good benefits package and career progression opportunities.


Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Katy on 01214509776


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

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Tel: 0203 887 9444

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Tel: 0121 222 2624

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Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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