Full-time Travel Agent - Base + Commission

Vacayou Wellness Travel

Full-time Leisure Agent Florida, United States Remote

Position: Travel Agent for Wellness Travel Agency

Status: Full-Time and/or Part-time available

Base Salary + Commission

Location: St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay area, FL - Hybrid or Remote in the US

How to Apply: Send your resume & why you are excited about this opportunity to careers@vacayou.com.

Vacayou Wellness Travel is a startup focused on changing the way people travel. There are few industries positioned for faster growth than wellness travel, and this is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing startup based in Tampa.

We want to create a truly effortless experience so that our travelers can not only easily select & book their perfect vacation and enjoy every minute of their journey.

We are looking for an experienced Luxury / Wellness Travel Agent with knowledge of worldwide luxury destinations and a sincere passion for creating memorable moments for your travelers. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

The Role

This role will be working with our Travel and Marketing team. Leads are provided! You should have experience and be comfortable with creating & booking custom curated travel experiences focused around wellness and active travel, working with online travel platforms such as the GDS, TAPP, booking systems, Virtuoso, and directly with some of the properties.

You will communicate directly with travelers, suppliers, and fellow team members to provide best-in-class service to surprise & delight our travelers. You should be comfortable helping guide them into selecting relevant trips best suited to their wellness and/or active needs and ensuring every detail is checked to provide a smooth and stress-free travel experience while creating memories that will last travelers a lifetime. Of course, you should be comfortable with booking small corporate retreats too.

What You’ll be Doing:

  1. We provide daily leads!
  2. You will be tasked with converting leads into travelers finding and booking the proper wellness or active vacation that achieves their personalized goals and exceeds their expectations.
  3. Following travelers across the entire journey (before, during, and after their trip) to create a truly world-class experience.
  4. Documenting all travel in relevant systems, including our CRM
  5. Represent Vacayou: Always be ready to tell the world about Vacayou – especially in our search for more amazingly talented people to join our growing team.

Whom Are We Looking For:

  1. A minimum of 2 years of experience at a travel agency with a proven record of success in converting inbound travel inquiries.
  2. Experience using GDS and other online travel booking & reservation systems
  3. A passion for wellness and travel (obviously)
  4. Strong analytical skills and extreme attention to detail
  5. Clear verbal and written communication skills
  6. High level of intuition to anticipate and exceed traveler needs
  7. Highly motivated and driven to succeed and grow
  8. Experience creating travel itineraries
  9. A willingness to be flexible in responding to and serving travelers on some evenings and weekends.
  10. As a fast-growing startup, this is a ‘roll your sleeves up’ role with opportunities to advance in your career.
  11. Working with suppliers around the world to ensure our travelers are receiving the best rates, perks, and service in the market

Be a part of a team rethinking travel and bringing innovative technology to this high-growth industry!

About Vacayou

Our mission is to create a healthier global community through wellness & active travel. Vacayou makes it easy for travelers to discover and book customized wellness & active packages that elevate their well-being, support their active lifestyle, and enhance their joy & happiness. We do this by bringing together the world’s best, most trusted wellness & active resorts, retreats & tours into a single content & booking platform. As an early-stage startup company funded by outside capital, we are on the constant lookout for people who are energized by helping bring well-being to every travel experience.