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Reservation Agent

General Information

Saudi Arabia
Rosewood Jeddah
Sales & Marketing
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Is responsible for the selling of all Rosewood hotel key revenue streams including room reservations in a professional manner and in accordance with the policies set by the Director of Sales & Marketing

Acts promptly and professionally on guest needs.

Displays good teamwork towards his colleagues

Maintains the Maximum Operating Standards and the Rosewood Standards.

To sell our guest rooms the highest possible occupancy at the maximum achievable rate.

To promote all hotel restaurants to assist in achieving the revenue goals set by the hotel management.   

To upsell to every guest at every sales opportunity the products of Rosewood hotel

Ensure that personal product knowledge is maintained to the highest level so that the guest receives a professional, competent, and consistent service

Cooperates with all departments in the hotel for room reservations

To assist the revenue team, achieve their set revenue and customer service goals as set by the Revenue Manager

Abides to the daily tasks list and ensures the timely implementation of each action, this list will be set and agreed with the Reservation Manager or his assistant in his absence.

Handles the individual guest reservation in a professional manner and obtains all required guest profile details. As per the SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)

Handles all reservations for rooms, in a professional manner and at all times seek opportunity to up sell to those guests

Assist the revenue secretary in confirming ALL reservations if required

Handles group reservations in accordance SOP guidelines

Books the limousine service and ensure the availability as required

Cancels all non-guaranteed bookings by 3 pm one day before arrival during high season and inform the front office.

Records the daily statistics as per departmental policy

Rechecks the next day’s arrivals with the reservation papers in order to update all guest requirements.  

Coordinates with the accounting department regarding credit letters, 3rd parties and strictly adheres to the hotel policies.

Brief the Reservation Manager or deputy on certain bookings received during his shift.  

Be fully aware of all the hotel promotions and sell to the best of your trained ability.

Develops positive relationships with all regular guests

Ensures that all reservations are completed and booked as per the departmental policies,

Coordinates effectively and timely with all other departments

Carries out other duties that may from time to time be assigned to him by his superiors

About Us

Rosewood Jeddah is situated in the heart of Jeddah’s Corniche in the fashionable northern corner of the city within easy reach of key business, diplomatic and designer shopping districts. The hotel itself is a distinctive modern building situated along the shores of the Red Sea with memorable views from the hotel’s guestrooms and luxury facilities, making it a popular destination for a Saudi Arabia vacation. The hotel’s name is inspired by the traditional culture and architecture of the city of Jeddah. The city’s history dates back more than two thousand years. As a major port on the Red Sea, Jeddah has been a destination on many adventurers’ voyages and journeys. Unesco described the oldest areas of Jeddah as a unique example of the historic urban architecture of the Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula. At Rosewood Jeddah the very best of modern design and technology is combined with the heritage, culture and traditions of the kingdom. The hotel appeals to both business and leisure travelers offering elegance and unparalleled personal service. One of the finest hotels in Jeddah and Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Jeddah was the first hotel in Jeddah to offer 24-hour butler service for all rooms. The hotel’s 127 rooms and suites are thoughtfully furnished and many offer stunning views of the Red Sea.