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Tourism Manager CV Template + Tips and Download

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Colin Peters

76 Norman Road
Oldham
OA41 3QW
Mob: 079 6555 3458       Email: colin.p@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am an extremely keen and creative Tourism Manager with experience in an array of tasks from online promotions and website maintenance to client budgeting and holiday promotions. I strive to provide my customers with the best tourism packages to suit their needs without exceeding their budget. My friendly approach and strong communication skills enable me to build rapport with guests, tour operators, staff, and guides thereby improving efficiency and boasting business. I specialise in organising holiday plans in Europe, Asia and Africa; therefore I am aware of the most appealing places to visit that will make anyone’s holiday one to remember.

Achievements

  • Increased sales by 27% at Green Globe Travels, 2016
  • Being promoted from Tourism Assistant to Manager within a year

Education

2012 – 2015Tourism ManagementBournemouth UniversityGrade achieved: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Economics of Tourism
  • Environmental studies
  • Marketing and Advertising Fundamentals
  • Research methods
  • Tourism operations development, management and planning

2010 – 2012
Results: Media: C Travel and Tourism: C English Literature: C
A LevelsWinton Sixth Form

Work experience

Jul 2016 – PresentTourism Manager         Green Globe Travels

Main duties performed:

  • Recommending suitable holiday destinations, tours, travel routes, accommodation and local attractions to customers within their budget
  • Writing tourism guides for certain cities including London, Paris and Rome
  • Organising tours across major cities in Europe, Asia and Africa
  • Booking of flights, ferries, car hire, hotel and holiday accommodation
  • Making reservations using a variety of online booking systems
  • Preparing reports, newsletters, adverts and articles for the Marketing department
  • Developing marketing strategies and tourism business plans
  • Providing excellent customer support all types of travel/holiday requirements
  • Meeting with customers to finalise all the travel details for their trip
  • Contacting new potential customers and offering our services
  • Producing statistics on sales, travel destinations and customer satisfaction
  • Liaising with government embassies, tour providers and hotels on a regular basis
  • Organising and attending holiday exhibitions
  • Delivering talks and speeches at various national and international events
  • Hiring staff; particularly during busy holiday periods to give tours
  • General website maintenance to ensure that its information is up-to-date
  • Performing market research on the latest trends and developments in the industry and making any recommendations (when necessary)
  • Dealing with customer queries and issues on a regular basis
  • Ensuring that information is kept confidential and secure on databases

Jul 2015 – Jun 2016Tourism Assistant         Green Globe Travels

Main duties performed:

  • Predominantly assisting the Tourism Manager in daily tasks
  • Answering the phone and dealing with customer queries
  • Maintaining the website and posting new content on a weekly basis
  • Discussing holiday plans and packages with potential customers
  • Assisting with the writing of the Tourism Guide for London
  • Emailing customers for their reviews on the service provided

Qualifications

  • Tourism Management Institute Certificate
  • Level 2 ECDL – BCS

Skills

  • Ability to maintain a good business relationship, be responsive to changes in circumstances (cancellations, delays, etc) and always willing to help
  • Exceptional communication skills developed through regularly holding meetings, delivering speeches and dealing with customers
  • Creativity; particularly in regards to planning personalised holiday plans
  • The ability to effectively budget on behalf of our customers
  • Wide and strong range of IT skills, specialising in Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Hobbies and interests

Due to my job being within the Travel and Tourism field, I have a natural urge to explore the world, visit new cities and learn about as many cultures as I can. I have extensive knowledge of some of the biggest cities in the world and I love to share this knowledge with family and friends by regularly going on holidays with them.

References

Mr Alexander Burnham
Tourism Executive, Green Globe Travels
Address: 3 Green Rd, Chester, CHK8 3QL
Tel: 0777 4577 7844
Email: alexander.b@live.co.uk
Mrs Katy Williams
Mentor, Bournemouth University
Address: 1 Wild Ln, Sutton, SUT2 9FA
Tel: 0744 6789 3452
Email: katy.williams@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Customer service: Working in the Travel and Tourism industry means that your number one priority is to provide outstanding customer service because your business depends on online customer ratings & reviews, customers returning in the future and making word-of-mouth recommendations to their family and friends. Customer service can, literality, make or break your business. It is, therefore, recommended that you give some real-world examples of your customer service skills on your CV to demonstrate to the prospective employer that you have what it takes in order to be a successful Tourism Manager.

Good Luck!

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £25.000 – £45.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree or Relevant Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    37+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Customer Service
    Ability to relate to customer’s needs and offering appropriate advice and solutions
  • Planning
    Planning ahead and anticipating and preparing for upcoming events
  • Diplomacy
    Ability to build rapport with clients by making favourable impressions and using appropriate techniques to move people to action
  • Computing Skills
    Ability to use a computer effectively for business needs
  • Problem Solving
    To identify and solve technical and operational problems
  • Management
    Excellent leadership skills to take charge of and lead a group of people

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