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Shoreline Destinations combines superior service with personal experience to create customized vacations without extra planning fees. Specializing in honeymoons, destination weddings, Disney, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, river cruises, and ocean cruises.
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Travel Agent - Baltimore Area
Shoreline Destinations is seeking an experienced travel advisor in the Baltimore area. We are looking for an agent that is actively in the field or retired from the industry and looking to re-enter. The agent must already understand the roles and responsibilities and require little training on booking engines used (VAX, Classic Vacations, GoGo) and understand other components such as travel insurance, transfer options, and recommended excursions/activities relative to the destinations.
You will be responsible for creating unforgettable vacations for clients, growing new business leads, and managing any and all travel requests.
Prospect and develop relationships with new and existing clients
Provide travel assistance and concierge-like service to clients, including
booking airfare, hotels, cruises, activities, tours, transportation, reservations, etc.
Confirm availability and pricing in a prompt and organized manner
Leverage preferred partners to ensure the best rates and amenities for clients
Constantly study and learn new destinations and suppliers, including attending educational events and webinars, traveling to visit properties and completing certified destination training
Process bookings and documentation for travel, including itineraries, tickets, and insurance
Maintain a consistent line of communication with clients before, during, and after travel to ensure quality service and repeat business/referrals
Participate in growing your business through social media, industry event shows, marketing, etc.
2 years minimum in the industry required. Please only apply if you meet this requirement.
Extensive personal travel experience or the time to travel to destinations to learn about properties.
Previous travel sales experience with destination and supplier knowledge
Excellent customer orientation and professional communication skills
Strong organizational skills for maintaining complex records and itineraries
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, CRM, PowerPoint and Outlook
CTA/CTC/CTIE preferred but not required
Experience with VAX, Classic Vacations, UVI and other supplier booking engines
Positive, tenacious attitude and a willingness to constantly learn
This role is perfect for existing travel professionals, entrepreneurs, expats with deep destination knowledge, and natural networkers with influence over large groups of avid travelers.
This is an independent contractor (commission-only, remote) position. Leads may be provided, especially for strong candidates that can close sales leads, but our preference is that you will be able to bring an existing clientele with you.
Depending on qualifications, we are seeking an inside sales coordinator to handle all travel details/outstanding action items on existing bookings and see them to travel completion. This would be a combination of working remotely and also in the office. Total of 20 hours a week approximately.
The competitive compensation plans include a combination of salary and/or commission, depending on experience and selected roles. Consultants also enjoy IATAN affiliation and access to free travel opportunities, industry rates, and preferred supplier amenities.
To apply, please email your resume to Andrea@shorelinedestinations.com.