Experienced in booking group air travel you will be responsible for group air movements ranging from 10 to 2000 people. This will involve research and negotiation with airlines for group allocation of seats, agreeing to airline contracts as well as managing the seats and keeping to the airlines deadlines. Additionally smaller groups will require experience of published and consolidator fares bookable via the GDS (preferably Sabre).
You will be responsible for taking new enquiries by phone or e-mail and discussing the briefs directly with the client, researching the best airlines for specific destinations in line with the clients agreed requirements as well as preparing full cost comparisons with savings.
On the client’s acceptance of the proposal, you will then work with the client on all of the contracted elements of the event, building relevant databases to support the administration, manage amendments from the client as well as committing and communicating airline contract and deadline dates. On occasions you may need to work on site with the client to ensure the smooth running of the event.
Good written and telephone communication skills with knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel for database base work is essential. Utilising registration web site tools, capturing delegates’ information and sending flight offers/confirmations directly and managing delegate changes and updates is also an advantage.
Issuing group and published tickets on the GDS and arranging the preparation work and checking procedures.
You will be in charge of the profit of each event, managing the financial requirements throughout – from raising deposit invoices to closing the final accounts.
India – Karnataka – Bangalore
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