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Travel Agency Manager

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A travel agency manager is responsible for the smooth running of a travel company, which may be in a shop open to the public or based in a call centre. You may specialise in leisure or business travel.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay before commission can be from £20,000 to £26,000 a year. With experience this can rise to around £35,000 a year or more. You may also earn target related bonuses and get perks such as discounts on holidays.

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.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2021
466
0.4 %
RISE
2026
468

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) runs an accreditation programme to recognise companies which offer excellent training and development for their staff. Details are on the ITT website.

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Springboard
Tel: 020 7921 0420
E-mail: info@springboarduk.org.uk
Website: http://www.careerscope.uk.net
Website (2): http://springboard.uk.net/
Twitter: @Springboard_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpringboardUKCharity/

Springboard UK promotes career opportunities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries.

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