Travel Agent

Full-time-Remote

Job Summary:

Full time travel agent who will coordinate travel for government and corporate accounts. Assists the program managers as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

• Answer calls and emails promptly from clients who are requesting new travel arrangements or changes to existing itineraries and provide prompt customer service.
• Book and issue airline, hotel, car and other tour reservations through our GDS system, accurately and efficiently.
• Maintain sufficient account knowledge to assist clients without delay.
• Check queue’s daily to ensure accuracy and that all issued tickets are complete.
• Communicate effectively with other agents or team members to solve problems and gather information.
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients.
• Research complex travel rules and regulations for each client.
• Research and handle traveler complaints.
• Follow Duluth Travel approved work process.
• Keeps management promptly and fully informed of all operational matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests courses of action which may be taken.
• Handles all follow-up communications with customer/clients to determine best possible solution for problems. Escalates problems to supervisor if agent does not have solution to problem.

Minimum Qualifications:

• 3 years GDS experience
• Travel Agency booking expertise
• Government travel-booking expertise
• Proficient with MS Office products

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as travel rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals
• Thorough knowledge of the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR), ADS, and Open Skies policy Fly America and GSA regulations are also a requirement
• Knowledge of Government per diems
• Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making capabilities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills with strong diligence and follow- up
• Knowledge of Approved TA’s (Travel Authorizations) and Vouchers

NOTE: This job description is subject to change and/or revision based on the growth of the company, customer mix
and other business-related factors.

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