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Resort Representative

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A resort representative looks after groups of holidaymakers, usually abroad, dealing with problems, selling trips and organising activities. They are also called holiday reps.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary a lot, depending on whether you are a resort representative abroad living on site.

Starting salaries for resort representatives range from around £450 to £525 a month, rising to £700 to £800 for more experienced representatives. Commission is earned on excursions sold. Accommodation is usually provided and you may get free or discounted meals.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Vacancies appear in trade journals such as Travel Weekly, Travel Trade Gazette and on websites which advertise travel jobs such as traveljobsearch.com. For the summer season the main recruitment drive is usually between October and April. For the winter season recruitment takes place from April to November.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2906
1.3 %
FALL
2024
2869
  United Kingdom
2019
24252
1 %
RISE
2024
24486

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What Does it Take?

You need:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Disclosure Scotland
Tel: 03000 2000 40
E-mail: info@disclosurescotland.gov.uk
Website: https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/
Twitter: @DisclosureScot

Holiday Rep Diploma
Website: http://www.holidayrepdiploma.co.uk

Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT)
Tel: 0844 4995 653
E-mail: admin@itt.co.uk
Website: http://www.itt.co.uk/
Twitter: @ittnews

TUI Travel PLC
Tel: 0800 169 5692
E-mail: recruitment@tui.co.uk
Website: http://tuijobsuk.co.uk/work-at-tui-travel/
Twitter: @TUIUKJobs
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tuijobsuk/

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