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lavand Thu 23-Jun-11 09:26:05

I'm thinking of re-training. I have been an office manager for 18 years. I love travel and languages and currently doing an ou degree. My question is how do you get into being a travel agent with a view to getting onto manangement level in the next few years (children will be older then) and is the money any good (at least eventually) ? Thanks

Rosa Thu 23-Jun-11 09:27:29

I would go independant as the larger comps Thomson etc are constantly re grouping ( eliminating) and front line staff seem to be the ones that go as internet and call centres seem to do better......

JChick Wed 29-Jun-11 14:34:18

Hi there,
We are currently recruiting for our 'Kids in the Med' reservations team. We are an upmarket, specialist tour operator (not travel agent) and we need a new team member for our family division.
Have a look at our website, Western and Oriental.

lavand Thu 30-Jun-11 11:42:53

Hi JChick
Wow what an amazing looking company. You must love working for them. When you say you are recruiting does that mean working in your London office? I live near Chester!

Do I need any specific qualifications to get into this line of work? Thanks for your help.

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