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Travel Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
£25000 - £27000 per annum + plus commission and company benefits
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function

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Tailor-Made Tour Operator based in the North-West, who sell through Travel Agents, are now looking to continue their success! They are recruiting a Luxury Travel Consultant who is experienced in booking bespoke itineraries using GDS, but who would also like to take on a role of promoting this Tour Operator to Travel Agencies in the Bristol/Cardiff area, and increase their market present.

This is a lovely opportunity to still sell luxury itineraries, but also 'dip your toe' into business development to travel agencies (agency sales). The successful Travel Consultant will have solid experience of working in travel sales for a luxury Tour Operator, (especially Canada, North America, Caribbean and Australasia). Salary is dependent on experience, plus excellent earnings potential, but the real beauty of this position is the opportunity to combine travel consulting with trade sales.

Specialising in long-haul, this Tour Operator 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!


Travel Consultant

Liaising via phone and email, primarily via Travel Agencies to put together a variety of wonderful travel itineraries, for the discerning traveller
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 and Australasia
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)

Business Development:

The successful candidate would be the 'go to' Travel Consultants for their Welsh/South West Travel Agency Clients
Spend approximately one day per work, promoting this Tour Operator to new Travel Agencies and increase their market share, cementing relationships with existing Travel Agency
The business development side will involve some travel within the area to see Travel Agencies in person.


You will have previous experience of working for a luxury Tour Operator, have sold long-haul and tailor-made itineraries, be based in Bristol/Cardiff area. You must also have previous native GDS experience, preferably Amadeus


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! For any further information please call 0121 450 9776 or email If this role is not quite right, but you have Travel Industry experience and are keen to find a new opportunity, please do send your CV, we may have something else that could be perfect for you! Know someone else who might be interested in Travel Industry opportunities? Please share our details!


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

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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