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.


New workers
£ 16,779
£ 30,591
£ 51,609

Available jobs

In the past year there were 5,618 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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’s requirements and advises on road, rail, air and sea travel and accommodation.

  • Co-ordinates the activities of clerical, secretarial and other staff.

  • Plans work schedules and assigns tasks and responsibilities.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Corporate Travel Management

  • Marketing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Operations Management

  • Finance

  • Business Development

  • Product Knowledge

  • Selling Techniques

  • Travel Arrangements

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Leadership

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Operations

  • Planning

  • Problem Solving

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.