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reservations manager

Grand Baie
Riviere du Rempart
experience
4 years
hospitality
permanent
full time
salary
not specified
published
20 July 2017
An International Hotel Group based in the North of the island is looking for a Reservations Manager.

To facilitate the promotion, sales and bookings of a companys products and services & to aid meeting of targets.
-Ensures the smooth and efficient operations in the department through prompt, effective and proper reservations service.
-Drive results through the reservations team, setting clear objectives. Making team more productive by aiding their planning.
-Motivating & Developing the team.
-Supervising General Job Performance of reservation staff implementing of policies and procedures under guidance of Revenue Manager/ Front Office Manager, training, responsible and perform any other duties might requested by
them.
-Ensuring that Operational requirements of clients are met.
-Creating rate plans, loading rates into the property management system and working with the revenue manager to boost occupancy and the average achieved room rate. Also liaise with the rooms division to ensure that on the day
occupancy is maximized.

1. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
� Sell the Hotels Group products and services using up-selling and suggestive selling techniques
� Promote the Hotel’s products and services
� Maintain a high level of product and service knowledge about all the group Hotels in your region
� Develop and maintain a regular pattern of sales calls
� Maintaining the in-house reservations systems hygiene Rate loading, Rate checks, Quality of Reservations ETA
ETD preferences etc
� Prepare and execute action plans which increase reservation conversion and associated business
� Record and process reservations made by phone/fax/email
� Accept wait list reservations
� Process amendments to reservations such as extensions, early departures, etc
� Manage “no show” reservations by investigation and recording of same
� Record special billing arrangements for groups and conventions
� Overall in charge of all correspondence generated from the department. Ensure that quality of communication as
per brand standards is always met.
� Maintain knowledge of special rates/ offers/ promotions
� Monitor reservation levels and inform Managers of current and future occupancy rates
� Prepare reports as requested eg to travel agents, business houses etc
� Prepare reservation sales reports
� Allocate daily tasks to Reservations staff
� Review reservation booked daily, Review arrival report daily.
� Responsible for implementation of policies and procedures
� Knowledgeable in hotel and guest room facilities/services and ensures reservations agents are equally
knowledgeable.
� Responsible for various Production reports and supply to each department concerned.
� Monitoring Telephone Manner and general performance of reservations staff daily.
� Ensure special handling of repeats guest and very VIP guest.
� Observes and ensures that proper telephone manners are maintained at all times
� Monitors and coordinates group reservations activity with the Sales Department and Revenue Manager
� Follows up tentative bookings and update reservation status
� Supervising of Group Reservations.
� Maintain cordial relations with commercial clients.
� Responsible for work schedule
� Responsible for maintaining a Neat and Orderly position at all times.
� Perform any duties and tasks entrusted to you by the hotel group in Mauritius within the framework of your band
category, according to your skills and competencies.

The successful candidate should have a relevant diploma or degree in the industry.

- A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position.
- Fluency in English both written and spoken.
- The right to live and work in Mauritius.
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