JOB TITLE: Group Tour Coordinator; Travel Operations Executive


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Cardiff
Job Reference : 9042SR Job Category : Travel and Tourism
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 22/10/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £17000 - £24000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are recruiting for an Operations Executive/Group Coordinator for a well established tour operator based in Cardiff.


Job Description

We are recruiting for an Operations Executive/Group Coordinator for a well established tour operator based in Cardiff. Main duties will involve:
* Support the UK manager and sales team to coordinator all tours around Britain
* Planning travel itineraries and pricing for group tours and following these up
* Negotiate rates with, book and contract hotels for various tours
* Plan the timings of coach tours
* Book tickets, coaching, guides, visitor attractions, events and ferries as required
* Keep track of pre-payments and ensure they are processed on time
* Send rooming lists to each hotel and advise on final numbers
* Following up after the group has departed to authorise invoicing and analyse tour reports
* Obtaining group rates for hotels, coaching, guiding and visits
* Full office administration and coordination

Previous experience in group operations/coach tours/hospitality and exposure to planning itineraries is essential. The successful Operations Executive/Group Coordinator must be able to demonstrate strong customer focus, good geographical knowledge of the British Isles and strong attention to detail. The ability to work in a small office environment and be able to take charge when the Manager is out is required.


Job Keywords

Group Coordinator; Operations Executive; Travel; Tourism; Cardiff



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Travel and Tourism recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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