Travel Director Resume Samples

A Travel Director is responsible for overseeing the travel arrangements of people employed by a firm or for handling travel related issues for the clients of a tour company. Examples of duties conducted on daily basis are listed on the Travel Director Resume as – handling the daily operations at a particular hotel or resort, ensuring that the sales staff hit revenue goals by maximizing cross-sell opportunities; arranging transportation deals with cab firms, handling customer complaints and minor service issues; and training other staff members.

Those wishing to become a Travel Director should ideally have good customer service skills and prior work experience as managers in the entertainment or hospitality arenas. Typically, a degree is needed to work in this capacity. Other crucial skills include familiarity with all kinds of challenges and difficulties commonly faced by clients, and knowledge of global travel destinations, and travel packages.

Travel Director Resume example

Travel Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Travel Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself. Assisting marketing and PR team in planning events. Assisting with facility rentals < Drive The Glen groups.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Directing, Travel Assistant.

Description :

    1. Managed program budget and controlled cash flow from clients to suppliers.
    2. Completed necessary program re-costs and prepared contract addendums.
    3. Coordinated invoicing to clients for payments and adjusted client billings as necessary.
    4. Maintained and drove specified program profitability.
    5. Provided clients with information on forward contracts to lock in an exchange rate on foreign currency.
    6. Managed all hotel, food and beverage, and activity attrition to avoid unnecessary penalties.
    7. Led efforts to utilize comprehensive knowledge of diverse markets to gain new and repeat business.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Travel Director Resume

Summary : To obtain a Travel Director position in the Hospitality industry to continue my growth in managing global events. Assisting Track President in Govt relations. Coordinating, planning and executing the Finger Lakes Wine Festival and Beer Festival Complete set up and logistics coordinated with the track facilities team. Coordinating and executing Event Experience for all WGI events and including other Mid west tracks as well.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, CRM, Outlook, PowerPoint, Quicken, MRI, Commissioner, Oracle, Elite, Time Traxx.

Description :

    1. Privately held global giftware and licensing company.
    2. Maintained extensive travel schedules for inside/outside corporate sales staff.
    3. Coordinated schedules and travel for in-house and offsite trade shows, annual expos throughout the county.
    4. Implemented Quick Trip - early internet-based travel tool saving time and dollars.
    5. Operated with a stringent budget, negotiated airline, hotel, rental car contracts at most competitive pricing.
    6. Coordinated nation-wide travel schedules for a multitude of in-house and freelance Enesco artists.
    7. Responsible for all domestic and international travel for management and creative staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In ACLP


Travel Director Resume

Headline : Highly motivated accounting professional with hospitality background. Strong verbal, listening and written skills. Comfortable in interacting with all levels of the organization and public. Able to negotiate and problem solve quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Adepting at multitasking to achieve individual and team goals. Carrying out supervisor responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.

Skills : Accounting, Accounting, Administration, Meeting Planning.

Description :

    1. Balanced and managed gratuities for large hotel meetings.
    2. Implemented on-site meeting planning logistics.
    3. Ensured attendees arrived to set location.
    4. Tracked attendee hotel stay.
    5. Planned any and all travel for attendees.
    6. Managed all food and beverage planning and purchasing for events.
    7. Provided high-level of customer service to attendees.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Travel Director Resume

Summary : Travel Director with 7 years of experience in Performing quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. Fulfilling functions with established budgets. Interacting professionally with other employees, customers and vendors. Working effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. Working independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Jive Software, Japanese, Asia Business Development, Japan Business Development, Start-Ups, Project Management, Strategic Partnerships, Consulting, International Business.

Description :

    1. Managed a team of 10 Travel Sales staff across Japan and consistently hit/beat monthly sales revenue targets of $500,000 and quarterly targets of $8 million dollars.
    2. Reported weekly numbers to the APAC office and implemented new sales strategies and business plans for the local market.
    3. Consistently achieved the weekly travel sales target and re-designed a new travel team.
    4. Monthly travelled to major cities in Japan to acquire new business partners for Travel and Premium deals.
    5. Worked closely with and managed the Sales, Deal Planning, Approval and Sales Operations Departments.
    6. Daily communicated with all International Groupon offices and attended knowledge share calls and meetings.
    7. Coordinated and managed on-site operations for over 40 business meetings, user conferences and incentive programs ranging in size from 80 - 10,000 attendees.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Travel Director Resume

Objective : Travel Director with 6 years of experience in Forecasting staffing; managing staffing levels and workload. Interacting with Account Management to provide leadership and address operational issues. Experienced in meetings management or related field.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, LexusNexus, Westlaw, ADP Payroll Processing.

Description :

    1. Managed luxury tours of up to 100 people throughout the world.
    2. Sole liaisoned between in-country guides and passengers.
    3. Dealt completely and maturely with last minute glitches in arrangements-comforting and placating the most demanding passengers.
    4. Outstanded performance evaluations.
    5. Generated repeat business.
    6. Selected to guide exclusive around-the-world tour.
    7. Executed on-site business and incentive travel programs for 50 to 1000+ participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Travel Director Resume

Objective : Travel Director with 5 years of experience in multitasking, prioritizing and working in a fast-paced environment Exceptional organizational, planning and project management skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Fast learner and aggressive Can-do will-do attitude Effectively negotiates and closes deals Proficient in Spanish. Meeting and exceeding customer expectations by managing customer service levels, quality and productivity and by providing value added solutions and recommendations.

Skills : Project Management, Event Management.

Description :

    1. Combined patience, determination and persistence to troubleshoot issues and ensure 100% client and customer satisfaction resulting in retaining and gaining additional business.
    2. Managed and scheduled both Maritz and vendor staff for events.
    3. Promoted teamwork and demonstrated leadership by creating morale-building activities.
    4. Earned clients' trust by consistently proving that their needs were paramount.
    5. Developed positive rapport with clients and proved dedication for successful events.
    6. Coordinated on-site travel events including organizing and pricing optional excursions for business travelers and vacationers.
    7. Worked closely with destination management companies to make certain clients received desired services and experiences.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Travel Director Resume

Headline : To secure a Travel Director position as a paralegal that allows me to use my education and experience to contribute to the success of my organization. Effectively managing direct reports in a virtual capacity. Recruiting, interviewing, hiring and train new staff. Continually monitoring staff alignment and organization to ensure the highest levels of customer service, efficiency and productivity.

Skills : Downtown Development, Program Management, Travel Director, MS Office, Customer Support, Sales.

Description :

    1. Recognized as top sales performer.
    2. Interacted with diverse groups of individuals across the globe, including overcoming language barriers.
    3. Achieved top performance reviews for providing superior customer service while representing the company outside of the United States, negotiated pricing contracts for upcoming year.
    4. Facilitated detailed on-site pre-program preparation to post-program billing and reporting.
    5. Directed program logistics in areas of airport services, ground transportation, business meetings, hospitality desk, VIP services, rooms, activities, and food and beverage.
    6. Events were hosted for fortune 500 companies in a variety of locations both domestic and international.
    7. Managed the operations of luxury tours to over 75 countries in six continents with group sizes ranging from 8-600 passengers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Marketing

Travel Director Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Travel Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself. Providing leadership and day-to-day management of meeting staff, strategic planning and overall customer satisfaction.

Skills : Social Media Marketing, Managing, Planning.

Description :

    1. Organized events and helped with project set-ups.
    2. Received several letters of praise from clients for my diligence, helpfulness and going above and beyond the call of duty.
    3. Operated incentive travel and events for corporations worldwide.
    4. Liaised with airlines, hotels, ground transportation, tour operators and served as company representative.
    5. Served as customer relations and safety support to passengers on the trip.
    6. Built strong, established relationships through interpersonal communi- cations of clients with diverse background and ages.
    7. Greeted guest at the airport, assist with their arrivals and departures with transportation and baggage.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Public Relations

Travel Director Resume

Objective : Travel Director professional with 14 years of experience in multi-faceted marketing including: management, logistics and support. Analytical and detail orientated with exceptional oral and written communication skills. A team player with a successful leadership track and the ability to look at the big picture.

Skills : Graphics Design, Product Photography, Image Editing, QuickBooks Pro, Project Management, Video Production.

Description :

    1. Managed the overall day-to-day operations of Emergency Travel department, including scheduling of teams.
    2. Monitored all lines of communication to ensure best practices are implemented.
    3. Coordinated with team leaders to ensure that all bookings are processed accurately.
    4. Ensured that there is on-going training for team members where needed.
    5. Understood the meanings of words and effectively respond, analyze information, and draft reports, comprehend complex issues, and communicate effectively to diverse groups.
    6. Communicated effectively and) as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    7. Executed 100+ global, full-service events and operations for Fortune 500 Companies' domestic and international corporate meetings, helping clients.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor Of Science In Marketing

          Travel Director Resume

          Objective : Currently I am a massage therapist with a background in hospitality and customer service. I have worked as a reservationist for a spa, retail associate, and sales and catering coordinator. I have had many opportunities working with VIP clientele. I am interested in a part time job. I am good at administrative duties as well as working with the public. Worked the hospitality desk and assist with group hotel check in, as well as other request, sell extra tours if guest are interested.

          Skills : Graphics Design, Event Planning, Marketing, Video Production.

          Description :

            1. Provided vision and focus for your teams.
            2. Coached and developed Team Leaders to achieve goals and improve skills.
            3. Identified and developed potential future leaders.
            4. Monitored teams’ performance of SLAs.
            5. Monitored trends and patterns and team performance to identify problem areas and act for continuous improvement.
            6. Maintained effective relationships and communications with clients, vendors and internal support departments.
            7. Implemented and evaluated all new processes and procedures.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Junior
                                Education
                                Education
                                Business Education