Reservation Agent - Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach

6 days left

Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Posted
02 Jan 2017
Closes
30 Jan 2017
Ref
1616847
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management

Reservation Agent– Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, UAE

At Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach we are committed to creating caring experience – every person, every time.  Our Associates have the opportunity to explore both personal and professional development opportunities throughout their careers.

Our Company

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company based on number of hotels. As both a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, the company’s global portfolio consists of nearly 8,000 properties and approximately 679,100 rooms in 73 countries.

Our Brand

Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, a 4-star hotel with views of the neighboring Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, minutes from the vibrant culture and shopping of "The Walk" at JBR, Dubai Marina Yacht Club. Our deluxe hotel with 360 rooms has stylish studios feature a balcony to take in the view while our two - four bedrooms apartments and suites host separate living areas and kitchen. Executive Studios are also available, with complimentary breakfast, welcome drinks, secretarial services, and Happy Hours.

Job Description

The Reservations Agent is responsible for handling group reservations, inquiries and cancellations in an attentive, courteous and efficient manner, and quoting available rates to maximize room revenue according to Wyndham standards. They are to work with the sales managers in obtaining group business.

  • Answer all incoming calls promptly, in an attentive, courteous and efficient manner.
  • Answer guest inquiries about hotel services, facilities and hours of operation.
  • Book group room reservations while focusing on maximizing room revenue and average rate using standard rate quoting scenario at all times.  Up sell rooms when possible.
  • Enter reservations into the computer according to standard operating procedures.
  • Communicate and work closely with the Sales Department and Front Office to build group blocks and enter group bookings.
  • Maintain availability calendar and communicate all relevant information to the Front Desk staff.
  • Maintain accurate files and reports.
  • Handle all special reservations, to include V.I.P. reservations, packages and discounts.
  • Monitor daily sales activity and alert front office team of sold out nights, group status and possible problem situations.
  • Post no-show revenue daily, if required at property.
  • Be able to perform all duties of Guest Services Agent and assist at front desk as required by Hotel Management.
  • Communicate availability to wholesalers.
  • Call for occupancy at area hotels.
  • File reservations and group contracts.
  • Review Reservations logbook and Guest Request log on a daily basis.
  • Send confirmations.
  • Process advance deposit/balance sheet.
  • Process brochure requests.
  • Assist with processing travel agent commissions as requested.

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotel Group manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotel Group performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotel Group where Wyndham Hotel Group is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.