While we've previously covered the worlds of hotel and airline jobs in Now Hiring, that doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of the many, many career options available in the world of travel.
What is the travel industry, anyway? It includes hotels and airlines, yes, but it also stretches out to encompass travel agencies, car rental services, hotel-booking websites, and much more. So while your job may not always BE a vacation, there are plenty of great careers to be had helping people plan them. Click through to explore the best jobs currently hiring in the travel industry.
Now Hiring: Travel Jobs
Now Hiring: Vacation Jobs
Base pay: $30,000 (plus commission)
Description: No two days will be the same in the life of a Travel Agent as you sell the trip of a lifetime for your customers, including booking flights and accommodations, as well as organizing tours and activities. If you’re a sales-driven people-person who would love to talk about travel all day, then we’d love to hear from you! Hopefully you’ll have a year or two of sales experience already, but previous travel consultant experience is NOT required.
Description: Our exclusive travel division is looking for exceptional customer service professionals who would are interested in a entry level position which will have the potential to transition into a future travel agent. Our door is open to talented customer service professionals who have a passion for travel and want to learn more about the opportunity to work for AAA Texas as a Travel Agent of the future.
Description: One of the nation’s leading travel marketing firms is seeking a strong Online Writer and Content Creator to generate new, exciting and informative content for our websites, newsletters and social media outlets. The ideal candidate is someone who loves to travel and spends time reading travel articles and viewing travel multi-media. You are always on high alert looking to see what your friends are doing, where are they going and love giving and receiving travel advice. Knowledge, experience and passion for cruising a plus!
Description: Selects, trains and mentors operations manager and supervisors. Ensures all personnel have been trained and retrained according to standard operational procedures. Ensures highest level of customer satisfaction. Resolves escalated Customer complaints. Works with staff to ensure good labor relations are maintained. Includes working with Assistant Business Agents and Ship stewards as well as handling 3rd level grievance resolutions. Ensures compliance with safety and environmental standards, including appropriate attendance of safety and risk reduction meetings, handling of accident investigations and conducting road/ride checks.
Description: The Service Agent cleans vehicles inside and out (vehicles may be cleaned by hand or by operating washing equipment). The Service Agent also performs regular maintenance (non-mechanical services), moves vehicles, and performs other duties assigned by the manager, all completed in a safe and timely manner.
Description: CWTSatoTravel is seeking an experienced and talented Travel Counselor for our Ft. Polk onsite location. This role will be responsible for the successful completion of travel arrangements within CWT and client guidelines, meeting the standards of excellent customer service. Creates domestic reservations for clients to include air, hotel, rail, and ground transportation. May create single destination international itineraries to major international destinations. Use available online resources to ensure compliance with clients' travel policy Advises clients of international travel requirements such as visas, passports, immunizations, etc.
Description: Assists a Waiter in the service of an assigned work station in a restaurant and/or works in a buffet area, making sure that guests are provided consistently with courteous, prompt and efficient service done according to company standards. In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Description: Effectively deliver required sales targets. Present Holiday Inn Sales Process consistently and accurately. Maintain a high level of customer service and quality sales presentations. Adhere to company and industry best practices. Keep current on sales information and materials. Keep current on and support the company's marketing strategies. Attend and actively participate in all sales and training meetings. Set and review performance goals weekly, monthly and annually. Lead by example in both professional and personal life. May be responsible for group sales presentations.
Description: The purpose of the Human Resources Manager is to provide human resource servicing to 250+ employees in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of company culture and in a manner that builds positive relationships and credibility. The Human Resources Manager will handle employee relations issues consistently and utilize a strong sense of judgment toward each situation. In addition, the HR Manager will provide answers to policy questions, payroll, and benefits. Also included are Human Resources related record keeping, recruiting, onboarding, new hire administration, compliance, and operational functions.
Description: The Geography team is responsible for the management of all geographic and mapping data across the various travel website brands. The geographic data that ensures a consistent travel-oriented presentation of destinations in all destination search formats on the sites include global geographic hierarchy from continents to neighborhoods, locations of hotels, association of airports and train stations to destinations, landmarks, and alternate names for destinations.