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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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