Booking agent - Salary and Career
Technicians in tourism services and event organization

Booking agent - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assemble and sell packages of tourist products and services and organize social, cultural and technical-scientific events, among others. They hire services, plan events, promote and book tourism products and services, and coordinate the holding of events. They participate in various events, ceremonies and ceremonies promoted by public bodies (city halls, governments, autarchies and public bodies), private organizations and companies. They prepare, elaborate event scripts, accompany authorities and/or personalities.

How much does an Booking agent earn

A Booking agent earns between $1.223 and $4.110 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.950 and a median salary of $1.685 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4.201 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Booking agent

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.950 23.398 487 9
1º Quartile 1.223 14.673 306 6
Median Salary 1.685 20.220 421 8
3º Quartile 3.135 37.617 784 15
Higher Salary 4.110 49.324 1.028 19


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • middle level technicians in business operations
        • technicians in tourism services and event organization

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Main workplaces

Technicians in tourism services and event organization they work in tourism companies, travel agencies, accommodation services, cultural services, event organizers, among others, as employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed workers and even as employers. They are organized in a work team, work under supervision, in a closed environment.


What does it take to work in the field of Technicians in tourism services and event organization

The exercise of these occupations requires at least complete secondary education plus short-term professional qualification courses. Currently in the job market there is a large number of professionals with higher education, with technological graduation, in the exercise of these occupations. Fluency in foreign languages is desirable. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Booking agent

Technicians in tourism services and event organization must:

  • book tourist services;
  • coordinate event realization;
  • organize acts and solemn sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • planning events;
  • hire service providers;
  • organizar eventos;
  • assembling tour packages;
  • build tour packages;
  • organizing solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • sell tourist services;
  • organize events;
  • plan events;
  • building tour packages;
  • promote tourist services;
  • assist in planning tourism activities;
  • coordinate events;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • organize solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • communicate;
  • assembling tourism packages;

  • Activities

    • prospecting authority agenda;
    • check the quality of the service provided;
    • set visual schedule;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • provide assistance with embarkation or disembarkation;
    • control budget;
    • track goal plans;
    • contact providers of tourist and support services;
    • select companies providing event support services;
    • participate in tourist product familiarization trips;
    • rent cars;
    • demonstrate acting ability ( physique de role);
    • applying laws, norms and protocol principles;
    • identify customer/authority needs;
    • provide technical guidance;
    • set event location, date and time;
    • demonstrate verbal fluency;
    • assist in organizing information and data for tourism;
    • subsidize technical and economic feasibility analyzes of tourist products;
    • sell tour packages and excursions;
    • develop schedule;
    • propose event location and date;
    • sell travel insurance and assistance;
    • collect primary and secondary data for tourism research projects;
    • sell custom itineraries;
    • control booking deadlines;
    • report;
    • release payment order for the service provided;
    • define master of ceremonies;
    • participate in workshops and technical meetings;
    • search for sponsorship and support;
    • prepare documents for formalization of contracts;
    • performing prior assessment visits of tourist services;
    • elaborate the table plan;
    • coordinate the assembly of the event infrastructure;
    • participate in forerunner mission;
    • suggest market niches;
    • calculate package cost;
    • demonstrate ability to resolve unforeseen situations;
    • organize data to assess economic, social, cultural and environmental impact on tourist sites;
    • issue tickets;
    • assist in preparing the ceremonial and/or scripts;
    • contacting tourist and support service providers;
    • hire master of ceremonies;
    • ensure compliance with protocol rules;
    • analyze event characteristics;
    • develop travel itinerary for authority and entourage;
    • building goal plans;
    • participate in training for the sale of tourist packages;
    • hire event support services;
    • perform accountability;
    • setting tour package schedules and activities;
    • coordinate suppliers;
    • capture target audience registration;
    • develop promotional material;
    • demonstrate acting ability (role physique);
    • define tour package schedules and activities;
    • perform technical visit;
    • select event support service providers;
    • arrange service reservation;
    • prepare ceremonial and/or script;
    • manage mail;
    • developing personalized and group itineraries;
    • write documents;
    • preparing invitations;
    • identifying tourist attractions for the development of tourist packages;
    • issue vouchers;
    • hire inbound service providers;
    • serve participants, guests, press, authorities and exhibitors;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • organize social activities for event participants and their companions;
    • perform surveys;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • supervise compliance with the script;
    • hire hosting;
    • hire artistic and cultural attractions;
    • hire tour guides;
    • validate protocol aspects of communication;
    • schedule prepayment for special dates;
    • disclose products and services;
    • provide advice;
    • performing previous assessment visits of tourist services;
    • intermediate interests;
    • elaborate guest list;
    • forward a list of authorities and members of the delegation to the contracted services;
    • transmit security and trust;
    • sell accommodation;
    • elaborate nominates;
    • forward a list of clients to the contracted service providers;
    • register attendee;
    • create schedule;
    • sell options;
    • coordinate event disassembly;
    • scaling event layout;
    • create budget;
    • search for sponsorships and support;
    • set tariffs;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • receive authorities;
    • hire transport services;
    • sell air, waterway and land tickets;
    • survey human, material and financial resource needs;
    • guidance on appropriate dress;
    • advise client and/or authority on travel documentation;
    • coordinate executive teams (reception teams);
    • provide consultancy;
    • prepare the event script;
    • check customer satisfaction (after sales);


    Sectors that hire Booking agent the most in the job market

    • travel agencies
    • hotels
    • temporary labor lease
    • tour operators
    • building condominiums
    • booking services and other tourism services
    • intermediation activities and agency services and business in general
    • restaurants and similar
    • other recreation and leisure activities
    • combined office and administrative support services




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