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"Travel Agent"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency customers. Determine destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs, and accommodations required.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Travel Agent"

1) Collect payment for transportation and accommodations from customer.

2) Converse with customer to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required.

 

3) Compute cost of travel and accommodations, using calculator, computer, carrier tariff books, and hotel rate books, or quote package tour's costs.

4) Book transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal or telephone.

5) Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives offered by various travel carriers.

 

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Job Description for "Travel Agent" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Travel Agent"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  E-S-C        SOC:  41-3041.00


 

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