• Travel Advisor

    Southport Travel
    Job Description
    Do you have a passion for travel?
    As a key member of the SouthPort Travel team the Travel Advisor will be responsible for the successful completion of leisure travel arrangements for our travel clients. This role will work closely with travel team members and report to the Owner/Branch Manager.
    • Provide leisure travel sales by building a clientele of new and existing business
    • Build client base through Virtuoso marketing, local events and personal networking
    • Sell SouthPort Travel strategic supplier products
    • Plan itineraries, book tickets, and arrange travel accommodations and services
    • Research and provide solutions to client travel-related inquiries
    • Provide excellent customer services to internal and external clients
    • Continued education via Virtuoso Travel Academy, internal programs, and travel
    • This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or efforts associated with the position
    Basic Qualifications
    • 2+ years of travel agency experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software
    • Demonstrated professional customer service skills
    • Capability of maintaining a favorable company image when interfacing with outside sources
    • Proven pursuit of learning and self-development
    • Ability to demonstrate personal and organizational integrity
    • Capability of working in a team environment supporting management and staff, following policies, providing feedback, assisting in special projects, and taking on additional responsibility
    • Effective oral and written communications skills
    • Organizational skills that result in high productivity
    • The willingness to obtain your TICO certification if you do not already have it.
    • Must be able to lawfully work in Canada
    • SouthPort Travel is a full-service travel agency offering cruises, package holidays, group travel, custom itineraries, sun vacations, multi-generational travel, flights, hotels, destination weddings & honeymoons, and travel insurance.
    We are an affiliate of Direct Travel, which is one of Canada’s largest and most influential travel companies. We have strong relationships with many travel partners around the world. Technology is constantly changing and with this change, we can tap into the most advanced tools and training in the industry to provide you with more choices and options that fit your lifestyle.
    We Have the Virtuoso Difference
    Virtuoso is a consortium of top travel agencies, travel providers and destinations worldwide. As a Virtuoso member, SouthPort Travel is able to offer our clients exclusive value, amenities, upgrades, access and experiences not available to other travel companies. This can result in an unparalleled travel experience for our clients.
    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Monday to Friday

    Customer service: 1 year (required)

    Work Location: In person
    Wayne Smydo​​​​,
    Travel Advisor SouthPort Travel ‑ an affiliate of Direct Travel
    733 Goderich Street, Unit 3,
    Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada, N0H 2C0
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