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Tourism in our country is a major industry and the main source of income. A part of it is theorganization of excursions which provides working positions in Greece.
Jobs source of income. related to tourism are divided into four categories:
This job due to the quite high salary that it has is very demanding. The applicants apart from previousexperience in airlines are essential to have knowledge of at least one foreign language, very good communication skills and absolutely tactful and courteous manners, towards both colleagues and passengers. If someone has all the necessary qualifications he is asked to hand in a CV and after that to give an interview.
An employee in a big airline company has a variety of tasks. source of income.
One of them is to be the supervisor of the lost and found department, as well as to be responsible for the checking desks. Moreover, he has to be at the gate for boarding and on the ramp for arrivals and departures.
They work in shifts, with a minimum of eight hours and the maximum of sixteen hours at overtimes.
The salary is satisfactory and there is definitely the possibility for promotion, depending on job performance, additional skills and behavior. The employees found their job interesting and challenging because they learn something new every day. “It gets my blood pumping” one emploee mentioned! Undoubtedly this job helps their workers to live their life to the full to have tense in their ordinary work-places!
The name of the occupation is “shipping agent”. The service that they provide is exclusively the issue of tickets. A necessary qualification for this position is the good knowledge of at least two languages and computer. Having a university degree is optional.
In their workplace, they wear a special uniform which is the same for everybody that is dark blue dress and a jacked, a scarf and black shoes. They work eight hours on daily basis. The agency is open from 9a.m. to 9p.m. every day, even on Sundays. Their salary is approximately 700-800€. In each shift they work in groups of two to four. They don’t have to be constantly retrained in regard to their post.
The salary differs from past to past, depending on the responsibilities the employee has and their previous experience. The lowest salary is between 900 and 950 Euros .The qualification needed is the good command of at least two foreign languages, a certificate of a university about tourism, and the ability to use a computer. In order to get a job at a travel agency, you need to send a CV and attend an interview.
a. For half-a-day (at least 4 hours) b.For the whole day (for 4,5 to 8hours)
c.For more than one day
d.At night (from 08pm to 12pm)
The staff that is occupied at a medium sized travel agency is approximately 15 people but it doubles during holidays, as they are in need of tour guides. Five of them are responsible for the reservation. These people most commonly come from countries of the Eastern Europe. There is one general manager who is responsible for the advertisement of the company and supervises all the other employees. Moreover, there are two accounts and another one who supervise them. Finally, there are five more people who are responsible for the booked tickets through the internet, as well as the ones booked from the internet.