Careers at Travel Data

After almost 30 years in the travel industry, Travel Data has earned its place as a market leader and is recognized as one of the most respected and professional travel companies in Sri Lanka. Boasting a whole host of services and dedicated business units, together with the many accolades and awards Travel Data has received over the years, our company offers a wide variety of enticing career opportunities in travel.

We are always on the lookout for dedicated, passionate and hardworking individuals to join our vibrant team at Travel Data. Get in touch with us!

Travel Executive

Type: Full Time
Location: Colombo

Job Brief

We are looking for a Travel Executive, who is passionate about traveling. You will manage travel requirements made for business or holiday and you will provide tourism related services and package tours on behalf of our suppliers. The goal is to keep our clients satisfied and loyal for future services.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and sell Air Tickets, other transportations, accommodations, insurance and other travel services
  • Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them appropriate destination, modes of transportations, travel dates, visa requirements, costs and accommodations
  • Provide relevant information, brochures and publications (guides, local customs, maps, regulations, events etc) to travelers
  • Book transportation, make hotel reservations and collect payment/fees
  • Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
  • Deal with occurring travel problems, complaints or refunds
  • Attend travel seminars to remain updated with tourism trends
  • Enter data into our software and maintain client files
  • Network with tour operators
  • Maintain statistical and financial records
  • Meet profit and sales targets

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Travel executive (Minimum 5 Years)
  • Excellent knowledge of computer reservations systems (Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo)
  • Fluency in English; multilingualism is a plus
  • Strong sales skills and commercial awareness
  • Ability to interact, communicate and negotiate effectively
  • Sound knowledge of domestic and international travel trends
  • Diploma or Degree in Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Business or relevant field
  • Personal travel experience will be considered an advantage

Company Perks

Vibrant Work Culture

Our work environment nurtures growth, and is close-knit like a family

Defined Career Path

Clear career growth within the company to ensure you grow with us

Great Incentives

We monitor and reward employees who work hard and show initiative

Wide Exposure

Our multiple business units offer a wide range of exposure in the travel sector

Global Standard Practices

We operate according to global industry practices and are recognized accordingly

Employee Travel Benefits

Employees are offered exclusive benefits for services through Travel Data

Careers With Us

Please forward your complete resume with contact details of two non-related referees to reach us quoting the position applied for in your application or email us your resume to careers@traveldata.lk stating the job title on the subject of the email