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Reservations Officer

Dubai, Northern UAE
Competitive

Full job details

Recruiter
Sofitel The Palm Resort & Spa
Posted
24/01/2017
Ref
242424
Location
Dubai, Northern UAE
Job Type
Front Office, Reservations Agent
Sector
Other
Job Level
Non-Management
 

•To attend and handle all incoming and outgoing room reservation requests, as per the hotel standards and procedures.

•To attract guests and to enhance their loyalty, providing a distinctive service through communication and sales skills, in order to improve the hotel's image and to increase revenue.

•To recognize potential clients and to transmit information to the Sales Department.

•To recognize VIP guests and to apply the concerned policies.

•To maintain a good commercial relationship with all the bookers: guests/companies/agencies.

•To promote the Accor loyalty programs and the hotel promotions.

•To respect the privacy of the guests and the confidentiality of the information.

•To manage any guest complaint in a professional manner, by owning it, resolving it to the guest satisfaction and recording it.

•To report all guest comments or complaints.

•To call the supervisor or manager for advice in serious cases or if an approval is required.

•To properly use the telephone etiquettes as per Sofitel standards.

•To have a perfect knowledge of room types and rate structure.

•To ensure the accuracy of all booking information entered in the PMS.

•To maintain an accurate Guest History.

•To have a perfect knowledge of the hotel configuration and products.

•To achieve Quality Tools and Yield Management performance.

•To know the competitors and to gather information about their activities and sales.

•To provide updated reports and statistics to the Management and other departments.

•To follow up availability and rate charts on TARS and other booking systems / channels.

•To maintain database for ATACS follow up.

•To follow daily check-lists.
IBIS AND ITS PEOPLE

The Sofitel brand is based on three core values guaranteed by each employee every day:
A Passion for Excellence, an Essence of Pleasure and a Spirit of Openness.

Through their actions and know-how, the Men and Women that are the creators of Sofitel's luxury, offer clients a highly personalised service. By transforming every detail into a unique moment of pure comfort and elegance, they create and nurture a relationship with their guests.
The Sofitel values are also at the heart of the communication between employees. It is the legacy received and transmitted by all those involved in the brand to guarantee the continuity of the Sofitel spirit in the hotels and headquarters.

Skills

Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence

Areas of study
Hospitality

Professional experiences
1 to 2 years

Languages essential
English (Primary tongue)