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1. What is the most difficult part of being a Travel Agent?
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Travel agents sell transportation, lodging, and admission to entertainment activities to individuals and groups planning trips. They offer advice on destinations, plan trip itineraries, and make travel arrangements for clients.
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Travel Agent Interview Questions
2 of 25
How do you handle difficult customers?
 
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With patience, listening to them and explaining things clearly.
 
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Stay cool and listen to them carefully.
 
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What is the most rewarding part of being a Travel Agent?
 
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When a client comes back from a holiday you set up and tells you have amazing it was.
 
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When I am able to get the location and hotel and great airfare .
 
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Give me your top 5 favorite island destinations for a newly married couple.
 
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Mauritius, Canary Island, Dominican Republic, Jamican Island.
 
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Bora Bora, Maui, St Lucia. Punta Cana. And Riviero Maya.
 
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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
 
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In five years next I want to be more talented in English skills.
 
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In a good position in travel industries.
 
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Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Travel Agent?
 
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I wanted to see the world.
 
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Travel is a passion of mine, and for me to talk about some of the destinations and experiences I have had and inspire them to do so, this is not work for me.
 
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What are your career goals as a Travel Agent?
 
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My career goal is to help other new Agents that where once in the same situation as me and help them improve and be apart of the company.
 
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Working part time to help as many people as possible.
 
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How important is it for you to build a relationship with your customers?
 
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It is very important to me as becoming friendly they will trust me more and I can get to no there likes and dislikes.
 
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It is very important as in this career we are here to increase our revenue and we want to make sure that they keep coming back.
 
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What are your personal top three travel destinations?
 
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Bahamas Las vagas amsterdam.
 
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My personal top three destination has to be Mexico, Spain and rome.
 
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Why should we consider you for this position?
 
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Because I am constantly looking for challenges.
 
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Have more than decade of experience external and internal clients. Worked in FMGC, Telecom & Travel Agencies sector which attract employer by testing my knowledge and competencies.
 
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Do you consider yourself a people person?
 
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I would consider my self a people person,I like meeting them at their level and I do not pass judgment.I like talking and answering questions and meet people in all walks of life we collect so much of every thing by looking, listing learning about people is different then all the other things in life.
 
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Yes, personal connections are crucial for building a strong team.
 
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How do you make a sale? Describe your sales techniques.
 
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I would ask what the type of holiday they want for example the destination, how many people, are there children, are they interested in attractions? What type of holiday? ect... I'd then select my top three tell the customer about each of them I'd then recommend one and tell them all the great thing in and around the hotel and area, if they had children Id explain how one child goes free is a great offer and also on how great of a deal this particular holiday is with all the great surrounds and a amazing family hotel in there budget range I'd then explain how the price change fast and the deal won't last long.
 
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Talk with enthusiasm and describe all the positives about the hotel, country currently have to offer.
 
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13 of 25
What do you like least about being a Travel Agent?
 
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Sending guest on their way.
 
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I like flying and enjoying my freedom so do with others.
 
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What do you like most about being a Travel Agent?
 
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The opportunity to be in different places daily.
 
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Controlling people travel arrangements and making them happy when they need the most.
 
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Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
 
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Prioritize as per personnel, gather complete information, initiate research, timely delivered.
 
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Time table deadlines. My diet my studies my family time.
 
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Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
 
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When bullied, responses in calm manner.
 
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Working as a voluntary teacher.
 
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What are your 3 greatest weaknesses?
 
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I spend too long on one task at a time and have to set myself personal deadlines to prevent this. I can be impatient at times. If there is a task I really want to be finished sometimes I try and take it on myself.
 
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Stubborn competitive and too caring.
 
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Are you a detail oriented person? Give an example that demonstrates your attention to details.
 
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Yes, I am often asked to proof read flyers, adverts and brochure wording.
 
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When describing somewhere, don't just say its a beautiful lake, say its a crystal clear aqua blue lake deeper than you can imagine surrounded by limestone karsts, with colorful fish swimming about.
 
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Do you have any previous experience as a Travel Agent?
 
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Yes, I work lang time ago, just after college in a travel agent, Harvey world travel.
 
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I have almost 15 years experience, having done business travel in Australia for 7 years and in the UK for 5 years. I also have experience working in for an airline for 3 years.
 
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If you only had one place you could visit for the rest of your life, where would it be?
 
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America, because the different states offer so much variety.
 
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France (History, Culture, Language, Food, Transportation)
 
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Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
 
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I had a customer that was not pleased with product and service that they received control situation using tone and volume of my voice empathized with their situation let them know what I could do at my level of management let them know Iould handle the situation made them happy done a follow up call that also made them happy they continue to do business with my company often asking for me personally to handle their orders.
 
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I passed it on to my boss!!
 
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Tell me about the last itinerary tour package which you planned, described, arranged, and/or sold.
 
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50,000 Dollars vacation sold for 4 for 108 days round the world.
 
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It was New Year vacation on Thailand for a big family. Business class air tickets, 5 stars hotels, VIP transfer, excursions.
 
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In this business we work on commission, are you okay with this?
 
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Yes, I feel it will help me to work harder to meet targets.
 
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Yes it's important because its shows who are the most hard working people.
 
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What are your favorite traveling destinations?
 
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Greenland, Finland, Iceland, Paris, Venice, Rome, Amsterdam.
 
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Venice Italy, Europe greece.
 
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What advertising and promotions do you use to promote your name?
 
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Image is important but we need to stress the qualities -personal recommendations.
 
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Flyers distributed in busy street, target SMSs and facebook.
 
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