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Cluster Reservation Agent

Company Name: The First Group
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 1+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Job Summary:
The Cluster Reservations Agent is responsible for handling reservations, inquiries, cancellations, reconversion and booking extensions in an attentive, courteous and efficient manner. Their responsibility also includes quoting available rates, upselling and cross-selling to maximize room revenue according to our Brand Standards. They are to work with the Sales Department in obtaining and effectively maintaining business.
Answer all incoming calls promptly, in an attentive, courteous, efficient manner and maintaining excellent call audit scores.
Answer guest inquiries about hotel services, facilities and hours of operation.
Enter reservations into the computer according to standard operating procedures.
Book room reservations while focusing on maximizing room revenue and average rate using standard rate quoting scenario at all times. Up sell rooms and cross –sell other amenities and facilities when possible.
Reconversion of cancelled reservations.
Communicate and work closely with the Sales Department and Front Office.
Maintain accurate files and reports.
Handle all special reservations, to include V.I.P. reservations, packages and discounts.
Ensure that all e-mail correspondence is answered in a professional manner within the response time frame.
Post no-show revenue daily, if required at property.
Communicate rates and availability to wholesalers.
Ensure proper Billing Instructions are updated on each booking to avoid any rebate or refunds.
Ensure all guest requirements are properly noted on the booking and communicated with the departments involved
Complete tasks on the daily reservations checklist
Be fully aware of the Hotel’s promotions and offers
Assist with processing travel agent commissions as requested.
Desired Skill & Expertise

Qualifications and Skills:
At least 1 year of experience working with the reservations department in a 4/5*property.
Previous work experience in a Cluster Reservations team is an advantage.
English Proficiency both written and verbal.
Proficiency in other languages is a plus.
Degree/Diploma in Training and Development or Hotel Management.
Working knowledge of Opera PMS and Microsoft Office is essential.