Tour Manager/Tour Consultant – African Pearl Safaris Ltd

Job Title:        Tour Manager/Tour Consultant
Organisation: African
Pearl Safaris Ltd 
Duty Station: Station
House, First Floor Room 3, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
African Pearl
Safaris was the first company to take tourists to Bwindi for gorilla tracking
in 1993. We offer safaris in Uganda & Rwanda
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Diagnose
the clients’ specifications and wishes and suggest suitable travel packages or
services
·        
Organize
travels from beginning to end, through booking tickets and accommodation, securing
rental transportation etc.
·        
Supply
travelers with pertinent information and useful travel/holiday material
(guides, maps, event programs etc)
·        
Use
promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour
packages
·        
Handle unforeseen
problems and complaints and determine eligibility for money returns
·        
Attend
conferences to maintain familiarity with tourism trends
·        
Create
and update electronic records of clients
·        
Reach
the revenue and profit targets
·        
Available,
able to respond to any call / email any time of the day /night
·        
Secure
and reserve client’s safari accommodation following the confirmed safari
program
·        
Take
responsibility of securing visitors relevant trekking permits in relevant parks
following their confirmed program
·        
Book and
reserve in advance all tour activities as per the program confirmed
·        
Populate
the safari departure sheet with tour programs and respective safari days
·        
Contact
safari lodges and hotels for room rates and activity rates for use in safari
quotation for a given period
·        
Research
and file relevant information  to the
reservations department
·        
Ensure
clients file upon confirmation is all set and ready before safari departure
·        
Ensure
custody of relevant permits and other paper works that require advance bookings
including their flight tickets
·        
Have an
effective communication link with service suppliers i.e. hotels, safari lodges,
car hire companies etc


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant
must hold a bachelor’s degree in Tourism/Travel related course
·        
A minimum
of two years of experience working with a Tour or travel agency
·        
Energetic
and patient
·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills, especially when dealing with Guest
·        
Good
organizational skills
·        
Excellent
computer skills
·        
Vast
knowledge about Uganda & Rwanda as a holiday destination
How to Apply:
Please hand deliver
your applications and academic credentials to our offices, Station House, First
Floor Room 3, Kampala Road.
Deadline: 11th February 2019
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