Edwins - Tourism & Travel - Nairobi, Kenya

June Edwins

Nairobi, Kenya

Services

Tourism & Travel

Summary:

E-Marketer/New Listing Consultant for Online Portal Accomodation and Booking Options @SleepOut.com
A proffesional Tours and Safaris consultant in Air Safaris/ Road Safaris and Excursions at Promenade Safaris,Malindi Kenya.!
Proffesionally arrange adventure trips and Safaris in unexpolred serene,rugged,wild and tranquil landscapes and beaches in Africa!
Provide tailor made Safari itineraries to suit your requirement as a client with Value for your Money!

Work History

Staff

Jay Gee Ent. Ltd

July 2013 - July 2013

a consultancy
company providing outsourced business services to companies in and outside
Kenya.Services include Branding&Printing especially for Hotels, Staff
Uniforms, Corporate companies , Supply of Office stationery, Events Planning
&Mgt, Advertising and Merchandise Branding.
Part time consultant for Rasabi Safari.-Provide them with clients, organize
bookings, safaris and holiday vacations for the clients thus earning
commisions
RASABI SAFARIS--Online Reservations Manager

Destination Management Consultant

Rasabi Safari

November 2012 - November 2012

Destination Management Consultant providing private and personalized Inbound/Outbound Africa Safaris.
Deliver services in Air Safaris,Road Safaris and Excursions.
Luxury Lodges/Camping Safaris,Budget Camping ,Hotel reservations,Bookings and Ticketing,Transport Facility-Car Hire,Water Sport,Sailing-Dhow Trips,Full Moon Cruise,Game drives,Balloon rides,Fishing and Barbeque,Walking guided Safaris, Cultural villages Interactive Safaris.

Rasabi Safaris is a certified travel agency and destination management company operating in Kenya and UK providing high quality and exclusive services to business partners around the globe. It is powered and driven by managers with 20+ years of experience in the travel, leisure and hospitality industry.

Reservations and Marketing Manager

ALBA TOURS/PROMENADE TOURS & SAFARIS

January 2012 - November 2012

PROMENADE TOURS AND SAFARIS: DESTINATION MANAGER- 2011-2012. (TRAVEL INDUSTRY)
OBJECTIVES:
• Arrange for trips and travels for clients who want to reach their destinations whether locally or abroad.
• Give advice on flight schedules, transportation, hotel accommodations, and reservations.
• Book Tours and Travel packages according to the needs of the clients.
• As a travel agent , I work for Italian Clubs and travel agencies abroad namely ALBA TOURS,CIMO SERVICE ,PIANNETATERRA .
• Also as a travel agent I work with airlines, cruise lines, public tourism boards and others.
• Handle bookings for hotel and airline reservations
• With the ability to keep and maintain a solid partnership with hotels and other accommodation companies
• Successfully book and monitor promotional tours and vacation packages
• Assess and manage problems encountered by clients before, during and after the trip
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Make special arrangements for clients with specific requests
• File expense reports for multiple client account
• Handle bookings for hotel and airline reservation.
• Successfully book and monitor promotional tours and vacation package
• Assess and manage problems encountered by clients before, during and after the trip
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Determine destination, offered most convenient flights and book reservations for clients
• Arrange itinerary and book vacation packages
• Coordinate flights, accommodations and guided tours

Achievements
• Outstanding Call Center Travel Agent for ALBA TOURS,CIMO SERVICE&PIANETATERRA
• Top Ten Travel Agent and Hotels, Malindi .

Destination Management Consultant

Nairobi

November 2012 - March 2013

providing private and personalized
Inbound/Outbound Africa Safaris.
Deliver services in Air Safaris, Road Safaris and Excursions.
Luxury Lodges/Camping Safaris, Budget Camping , Hotel
reservations, Bookings and Ticketing, Transport Facility-Car Hire, Water
Sport, Sailing-Dhow Trips, Full Moon Cruise, Game drives, Balloon
rides, Fishing and Barbeque, Walking guided Safaris, Cultural villages
Interactive Safaris.

Rasabi Safaris is a certified travel agency and destination management
company operating in Kenya and UK providing high quality and exclusive
services to business partners around the globe. It is powered and driven by managers with 20+ years of experience in the travel, leisure and hospitality
industry.

Marketing and Reservations Manager/DMC- Animal World

Maasai Mara-Elangata Olerai Luxury Camps.

January 2011 - January 2012

PURCHASING AND RESERVATIONS MANAGER- MAASAI MARA ELANGATA OLERAI LUXURY CAMPS. - 2010-2011. - HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY.

Career Experience
• Proven experience in purchasing, pricing, sourcing and contract management of the Hotel, Bar and Restaurant.
• Excellent negotiation experience and skills
• Experience in managing staff and leading a team
• Excellent MS office applications especially Excel skills

Accountabilities
• Ensure accurate reservation information is sent to suppliers and tour agents and manage their performance
• Ensure the accuracy of information required for invoicing and accounting
• Manage the purchasing and reservation system
• Develop good working relationships with all suppliers
• Negotiate yearly and/ or periodic contracts with all suppliers
• Actively seek new or alternative suppliers
• Effectively manage team and individual performance of all direct reports
• Ensure the efficiency of administrative procedures






2010-2011 DESTINATION MANAGER, ANIMAL WORLD TOURS AND SAFARIS.
• Determined destination, offered most convenient flights and book reservations for clients.
• Arranged itinerary and book vacation packages
• Coordinated flights, accommodations and guided tours
• Responsible for providing client support in airline reservations
• Provided clear and detailed accounts of booked reservations
• Booked hotel reservations with clients
• Made special arrangements for clients with specific requests
• Filed expense reports for multiple client accounts

management of the Hotel, Bar and Restaurant

Nairobi

January 2011 - January 2012

Career Experience
• Proven experience in purchasing, pricing, sourcing and contract
management of the Hotel, Bar and Restaurant.
• Excellent negotiation experience and skills
• Experience in managing staff and leading a team
• Excellent MS office applications especially Excel skills

Accountabilities
• Ensure accurate reservation information is sent to suppliers and tour agents and manage their performance
• Ensure the accuracy of information required for invoicing and accounting
• Manage the purchasing and reservation system
• Develop good working relationships with all suppliers
• Negotiate yearly and/ or periodic contracts with all suppliers
• Actively seek new or alternative suppliers
• Effectively manage team and individual performance of all direct reports
• Ensure the efficiency of administrative procedures

DESTINATION MANAGER

PROMENADE TOURS AND SAFARIS

January 2011 - January 2012

(TRAVEL INDUSTRY)-January 2012 - November 2012 (11
months)MALINDI
OBJECTIVES:
Manage bookings and coordinate details and confirm okay with respective
Lodges and Hotels
Secure Contract/Rack rates with partner tour agents.
Liase with respective hotels on payments/rooming and food presentation.
• Arrange for trips and travels for our Europe clients/Italian Clubs who want to reach their destinations locally.
Provide advice to clients online and onphone for booking and accomodation
options available.
Liase with Drivers on Sites for travel
Book Hotels and Reserve airtickets befor arrival
Manage office accounts with destined hotels, banks and lodges.
Plan for Safaris, Excursions and Marine sports for the clients.
Ensure full briefing after arrival and departure from airport is well detailed to avoid inconveniences.

Reservations and Marketing Manager

Sekenani Camp,Maasai Mara

January 2010 - December 2011

Career Experience
• Proven experience in purchasing, pricing, sourcing and contract management of the Hotel, Bar and Restaurant.
• Excellent negotiation experience and skills
• Experience in managing staff and leading a team
• Excellent MS office applications especially Excel skills

Accountabilities
• Ensure accurate reservation information is sent to suppliers and tour agents and manage their performance
• Ensure the accuracy of information required for invoicing and accounting
• Manage the purchasing and reservation system
• Develop good working relationships with all suppliers
• Negotiate yearly and/ or periodic contracts with all suppliers
• Actively seek new or alternative suppliers
• Effectively manage team and individual performance of all direct reports
• Ensure the efficiency of administrative procedures and staff for P&R

• Determined destination, offered most convenient flights and book reservations for clients.
• Arranged itinerary and book vacation packages
• Coordinated flights, accommodations and guided tours
• Responsible for providing client support in airline reservations
• Provided clear and detailed accounts of booked reservations
• Booked hotel reservations with clients
• Made special arrangements for clients with specific requests
• Filed expense reports for multiple client accounts

Arrange for trips and travels for clients who want to reach their destinations whether locally or abroad.
• Give advice on flight schedules, transportation, hotel accommodations, and reservations.
• Book Tours and Travel packages according to the needs of the clients

PURCHASING AND RESERVATIONS MANAGER

ELANGATA OLERAI LUXURY CAMPS

January 2010 - January 2011

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY.

DESTINATION MANAGER, ANIMAL WORLD TOURS

SAFARIS

January 2010 - January 2011

Determined destination, offered most convenient flights and book
reservations for clients.
• Arranged itinerary and book vacation packages
• Coordinated flights, accommodations and guided tours
• Responsible for providing client support in airline reservations
• Provided clear and detailed accounts of booked reservations
• Booked hotel reservations with clients
• Made special arrangements for clients with specific requests
• Filed expense reports for multiple client accounts

RESERVATIONS &MARKETING MANAGER

MAASAI MARA

January 2010 - December 2011

airobi
Career Experience
• Proven experience in purchasing, pricing, sourcing and contract
management of the Hotel, Bar and Restaurant.
• Excellent negotiation experience and skills
• Experience in managing staff and leading a team
• Excellent MS office applications especially Excel skills

Accountabilities
• Ensure accurate reservation information is sent to suppliers and tour agents and manage their performance
• Ensure the accuracy of information required for invoicing and accounting
• Manage the purchasing and reservation system
• Develop good working relationships with all suppliers
• Negotiate yearly and/ or periodic contracts with all suppliers
• Actively seek new or alternative suppliers
• Effectively manage team and individual performance of all direct reports
• Ensure the efficiency of administrative procedures and staff for P&R

• Determined destination, offered most convenient flights and book
reservations for clients.
• Arranged itinerary and book vacation packages
• Coordinated flights, accommodations and guided tours
• Responsible for providing client support in airline reservations
• Provided clear and detailed accounts of booked reservations
• Booked hotel reservations with clients
• Made special arrangements for clients with specific requests
• Filed expense reports for multiple client accounts
Arrange for trips and travels for clients who want to reach their destinations whether locally or abroad.
• Give advice on flight schedules, transportation, hotel accommodations, and reservations.
• Book Tours and Travel packages according to the needs of the clients

Distributor

Lumine japan

January 2008 - January 2011

Lumine Japan Kenya Franchisee Marketing/Distributor Manager in charge of pioneering Product Knowledge, Marketing ,Advertisement and Training process into the market

Marketing

LUMINE JAPAN

January 2008 - January 2011

Distributor Manager in charge of pioneering Product Knowledge, Marketing , Advertisement and Training
process into the market
Co-ordinate trainingfs and workshops on product knowledge.
Arrange exhibitions on health forums across Kenya and Tanzania thus
enhancing sales.
Initiate distributor/agent offices countrywide.
Provide trainings to interested distributors in different towns in
Kenya, provide support programmes and materials neccesary for marketing.
Access client database online through e-commerce , handle their bonus
statements and accounts, online payments and e-cash transfers to respective
visa/mpesa accounts.
Control stocks incoming /out going.
Controlled sales , cheques and banking.
Initiate marketing strategy for product penetration into the market , through
social media, e-commerce and conferences.
Brand Marketing.

Multi-Level Marketing Consultant&Trainer

Health and Beauty Company-Alternative Medicine

January 2007 - January 2008

Brand Marketing

January 2007 - July 2007

E-Commerce&Product marketing.
Online bookings&Reservations handling.
Destination Management.
Apt-Htl-Apt Transfers
Inbound& Outbound Safaris management.
Sales Presentations
Direct Marketing.
Marketing Strategic plans.
Project mgt.
Market research
PR and Customer relations..

Proffesional Experience.
Dip in Human Resource Management- PR,Sales &Marketing
Dip in Hair & Beuaty Therapy.
Certificate in Alternative Medicine.

Hair and Beauty Therapist

Hilton Hotel

January 2006 - January 2007

July-December
Beauty&Cosmetics Advisor-Nakumatt Chains of Supermak-Westgate.

Destination Management Consultant

Rasabi Safari

Reservations and Marketing Manager

Promenade Tours & Safaris

Health & Beauty therapist

lumine japan

Reservations and Marketing Manager

at promanade office alba tour and safari

Projects

Destination Management Consultant

Proffessionally provide,manage and plan private and personalized travel itinerary for Luxury and Budget client worldwide

Holiday vacations,Wedding and Honeymoon Packages.

Exclusive wedding and honeymoon packages for December 21012-April 2013

Qualifications & Certifications

K.C.S.E/Dip in HR

Kaimosi Girls High School/ Kitale Academy

Dip in HR

Eldoret Polytechnic

eldoret poly,Pivot point k.

kaimosi girls, kitale academy

Eldoret Polytechnic

K.C.P.E- St Josephs Primary School

Kitale Academy

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