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Travel Agent

Company: Travel Leaders Group Holdings LLC dba Internova Tr
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Travel Agent

Job Locations

US-CA-Los Angeles

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# of Openings



Travel Agent


USD $28.22/Hr.


USD $15.05/Hr.


ALTOUR is seeking an experienced Leisure Travel Agent that assesses the client's needs to provide travel options that meet their expectations. The incumbent sales travel while building client relationships to retain future business. The ability to facilitate professional, accurate, cost-effective travel arrangements for all ALTOUR clients within their company's guidelines and standards of excellence for customer service. Ability to multi-task in fast-paced work environment. The salary range on this job posting/advertising has been developed to give applicants a wide range to comply with pay transparency laws in all states and geographical areas. Many factors, such as years of experience, geographical location, budget etc. are considered when determining the starting rate of pay. This role may be eligible for an incentive, commission, bonus, or a discretionary bonus program based on the company's financial goal achievement and individual performance.


  • Responsible for selling and retaining travel clients for cruises, tour packages, hotels, airfare, etc. process bookings in a timely and friendly manner for walk-ins, appointments, phone calls, and email clients. Up sells preferred vendors, insurance, and financial services. Qualifies clients. Establishes rapport and builds client relationships.
  • Research destinations, hotels, cruises, airfare options, site seeing, and additional trip information to best meet the client's needs and expectations. Attends webinars and studies destination demographics, amenities, values, specials, new hotels, etc.
  • Is knowledgeable of CDC Travel restrictions, world events and weather that might affect travel plans.
  • Processes airfare, hotels, and ground transportation via GDS. Updates client information in database. Processes travel requests for deposits and payments. Creates and processes accurate invoice using GDS, and back-office systems.
  • Processes final documents which may include itineraries, visas, inoculations, air and transportation tickets, and final payments. Follows up with clients returning from trip and contacts past clients to notify of specials and offer assistance with future travel plans.
  • Troubleshoots unexpected travel issues and addresses client concerns.
  • Call backs handled within a 30-minute window. Acknowledge emails within an hour of receipt, with all emails responded to by the end of the day.
  • Access queues at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Follow and suggest improvements in company procedures in the areas of customer service, documentation of PNRs and profiles, ticketing, invoicing, attendance, accuracy of work etc.
  • Assures client is fully aware of all necessary travel documents and health requirements for countries to be visited.
  • Maintains ownership of each record until departure/during travel /welcome home to ensure all details (including seat assignments, meal preferences, upgrades, etc.) are completed to the client's satisfaction.
  • Researches and provides solutions to any travel related problem clients may have experienced with arrangements made by ALTOUR with total management awareness and participation.
  • Stays fully informed on all airline rules and regulations, tariffs, and fare requirements and accurately applies this knowledge to all travel arrangements.
  • Is available for and receptive to training opportunities.
  • Is Sabre proficient and maintains Sabre skills with relevant training. Adaptability with any new GDS system training as appropriate.
  • Has knowledge of and understanding of re-routing and exchange processes.
  • Stays abreast of technology and industry knowledge, especially with intranet tools provided by ALTOUR.
  • Essential; Must have excellent communication skills and enjoy working with high level global clientele.
  • Problem resolution to always include management.
  • Performs other office functions as needed and seeks ways to personally add to the overall efficiency of the operation.


    • Minimum 2+ years industry experience.
    • Overall travel industry knowledge and experience.
    • GDS Sabre experience
    • Competent with all aspects of ticketing transactions.
    • Proficient with International Itineraries and rate structures.
    • Knowledge of online booking tools a plus.
    • Experienced and comfortable with premium travelers.
    • Attention to detail/conscientiousness/flexible.
    • Problem solving and initiative.
    • Interpersonal communication and relationship building skills.
    • Willingness to learn new functions and to enhance existing skills.
    • Patience and flexibility.
    • Handle multiple accounts.
    • HS Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
    • Regular and dependable attendance and punctuality are required. Full time position.(40 hours) Internova Travel Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other protected class. Our benefit offerings include choice of two medical plans and two dental plans, vision insurance, flexible spending accounts (FSAs), company-paid life insurance and AD&D, optional additional life insurance and AD&D, disability insurance, paid parental leave, paid time off, 401k Plan with company match, discounted employee travel options, access to LinkedIn Learning webinars and courses. Discounted pet insurance and auto, home, & renters insurance. #LI-Remote Perspective Employee Privacy Policy

Keywords: Travel Leaders Group Holdings LLC dba Internova Tr, Los Angeles , Travel Agent, Hospitality & Tourism , Los Angeles, California

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