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Travel Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
£25000 - £27000 per annum + + commissions & incentives
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
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Our client, a Luxury Tailor-Made Tour Operator based in the North-West are expanding their team and are looking for Japan & Southeast Asia travel sales professionals to join them as Luxury Travel Consultants. Specialising in long-haul, they create bespoke itineraries from super luxury beach holidays to multi-centre adventure holidays, travelling independent or as part of a group. Whatever their High-Net-Worth Clients are seeking, they can create! They are about to launch an exciting new brochure which will see them expanding their product offering to include Japan & Southeast Asia and so they are looking for specialist consultants to sell this amazing destination! If you have solid experience in luxury, long-haul sales via the trade, as a Travel Consultant, and excellent knowledge of this intriguing destinations, this is a great new opportunity on the travel job market.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Japan & Southeast Asia Travel Consultant

  • Liaising via phone and email, primarily via Travel Agencies to put together a variety of wonderful travel itineraries, for luxury budgets
  • Aim to make dream holidays a reality by ensuring you understand all the clients' needs, to create the most appropriate itinerary
  • Key destinations include the USA, Canada, Indian Ocean, Australasia and now Japan & Southeast Asia, but the portfolio is excitingly growing!
  • Types of holidays vary with the needs of the clients: beach, adventurer, history, culture, exploring the natural world, city destinations, multi-centres, independent or group travel
  • Source ground arrangements with overseas supplier.
  • Using your travel industry experience and solid destination / product knowledge to assist you in advising your clients on their options.
  • Offering excellent customer service throughout the process, to ensure an amazing holiday experience including follows ups post travel
  • Working towards sales targets to achieve commission that is uncapped.
  • Working hours 0845-1745 Mon-Fri (Saturdays on a fair rota basis with a day off in lieu)

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Japan & Southeast Asia Travel Consultant

This is an excellent position working for an established and growing, specialist Tour Operator as a Japan & Southeast Asia Luxury Travel Consultant. To be fully home-based you will have previous experience of working for a luxury Tour Operator, have sold long-haul and tailor-made itineraries to Japan & Southeast Asia using GDS systems. If you're close to the office, they would love to see you on a hybrid basis!


Starting salary is dependent on experience/negotiable but between £25k-£27k pa. There is uncapped commission and averages vary from £500-£800 per month. This company focuses on their team, the culture, the progression, and prides itself on a positive and supportive environment. They are keen on internal progression if an individual seeks it and they offer social and travel opportunities, as well as discounted travel for you and your family.


Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Nichola on 0161 9236120


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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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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