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Travel agency managers and proprietors

Travel agency managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of travel agencies and booking offices.


Median Salary

New workers start around £24,871. Normal pay is £37,090 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £66,322.

Daily Tasks

  • Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Advises on currency and passport/visa regulations and any necessary health precautions needed.
  • Makes and confirms travel and accommodation bookings, arranges group holidays, tours and individual itineraries.
  • Discusses client.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of clerical, secretarial and other staff.
  • Plans work schedules and assigns tasks and responsibilities.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Learning Strategies
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Science

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