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Gecko Travel Recruitment specialise in travel, leisure & tourism recruitment

Being a boutique recruitment consultancy, we partner our clients to find exceptional talent offering a personalised and tenacious recruitment service. Our proven technique has resulted in over 80% of our clients being repeat.

For our candidates we dedicate time to help and guide you through your job search supporting you in finding your dream job.

Gecko Travel Recruitment is a business with personality, passion, knowledge, and quality of service we are super proud of.

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Gecko Travel Recruitment

the difference between good and great!

We specialise in providing recruitment solutions for both permanent and fixed term vacancies in the travel, leisure & tourism industries. With a deep understanding of this industry, we excel in sourcing talent across various disciplines, including Sales & Account Management, Commercial, Product & Purchasing, Marketing, Ecommerce, Revenue Management, Operations, Finance and Travel Technology.

With extensive experience in the travel industry, we have a proven track record of recruiting top talent for well-known businesses in the travel sector such as, Tour Operating, Aviation, Wholesale, Online Travel, Adventure Travel, Car Rental, Sales & Marketing, and Travel Technology. We have also partnered with fast-paced, start-up travel businesses delivering candidates with an entrepreneurial flair and a hunger to succeed.

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Gecko Travel Recruitment are delighted to be working exclusively with this wonderful Tour Operator who are looking for a Marketing Executive to join their team on a permanent basis. As Marketing Executive, you will assist on the content marketing, digital marketing and social media marketing. You will be assisting in building brand awareness and engaging our audience to drive business growth. Previous experience in a similar Marketing role within travel is essential to be considered for this role.

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Gecko Travel Recruitment are thrilled to be working with an award-winning cruise company based in London. We are looking for a Customer Services Executive to join their team on a permanent basis. As Customer Services Executive you will be responsible for responding to all pre and post cruise enquiries and correspondence from guests, either by telephone, email or letter. Previous experience working in a customer services/guest services role within travel or hospitality is essential to be considered for this role.

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Gecko Travel Recruitment are delighted to be working exclusively with this wonderful Travel Group who are recruiting a Head of Operations to join their team. You will be based in their Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) office on a permanent basis. As Head of Operations, you will oversee the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the company's operational activities globally. We're in search of an individual with a background in managing the operations of a prominent travel enterprise, characterised by integrity, exceptional interpersonal skills, robust communication capabilities, and is highly passionate about the positive impact travel can have on young people.

Ski Sales Team Coordinator

London - Hybrid


£27-30,000 plus bonus (OTE £35,000)

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Gecko Travel Recruitment are super excited to be working with one of the largest ski holiday operators in the UK who are looking for a Ski Sales Team Coordinator to join their team on a permanent basis. As the Ski Sales Team Coordinator you will begin by coordinating, training and supporting a small team of temporary and permanent sales staff. Along with them you will advise, sell and manage customer holidays to our chalets, apartments and hotels in the best ski resorts in the world. You will be responsible for ensuring the customer is at the centre of everything we do, maximising customer satisfaction, feedback and revenue to grow our ski programme.


Where we recruit



Gecko Travel Recruitment work with a range of Leisure travel clients with an emphasis on outbound tour operating. We have carved a niche in our client portfolio to work with specialists in their field such as Adventure, Luxury, Ski, Education & Student Travel and Destination specific Tour Operators. Recruiting at all levels from Executive to Board level roles, within the UK and further afield.

We have successfully recruited across all disciplines within the leisure travel industry to include Sales/Account Management, Operations, Marketing, Customer Service, Finance, Product & Purchasing, Commercial, Administration, Ticketing and Reservations.

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The word “Travel” within the travel industry is quite generic. Our interpretation of travel is anything that isn’t tour operating, to include Airlines, Representation/Sales & Marketing/PR, Travel Technology, Events, Travel Media, Rail, Business Travel and Car Rental. Recruiting across all disciplines, Gecko Travel Recruitment have a proven background of recruiting within these areas of travel.

Travel jobs in the travel sector would include Business Travel Consultant, Travel Management, Sales & Account Management, Revenue Management, MICE & Events Management.

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Tourism, is also known as Inbound Travel. Gecko Travel Recruitment has a portfolio of clients within this sector to include Tour Operators, DMC’s, and Attractions, all of which specialise in Groups and FIT tours to the UK & Ireland. In Tourism it is common for roles to require fluency in another language.

Tourism jobs in this sector would include Group & FIT Reservations, Hotel Contracting, Product Management, Operations, Sales Management, Administration and Finance.

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The difference between good and great!

Lucy reached out to me via LinkedIn with a job opportunity for me which ended up being great for me. I have now worked at the company for over 5 months and really enjoying it. She was very helpful and responsive throughout the recruitment process and has been really helpful.
Amy Williams
I had a fantastic experience with Gecko Travel Recruitment. Lucy was brilliant - she took the time to understand what I wanted and really looked after me through the whole recruitment process. She was also very responsive, professional and full of great advice. It didn’t take her long at all to find me a great job, and I’m really happy in my new role. I would highly recommend Gecko to anyone looking to make their next career move.
Sally Bittiner
Lovely team that always puts their best effort to help you. If you are unsure about details Lucy and her colleagues will provide high quality advice and assistance. I had the feeling that they really cared about me succeeding and celebrated this milestone with me.
Ilka Fritzer
Lucy and Bianca have supported us over the last 12 months and helped us fill roles in a very tough market! They have really taken the time to get to know the business and roles which makes them stand out from other agencies we have worked with in the past!
Group HR Business Partner, Tour Operator
Bianca and Lucy at Gecko are fantastic to work with! They have both been very efficient and detailed in their processes, giving me confidence in finding the right candidates.

We have had many successful candidates recommended and employed by Gecko.

I would highly recommend them for any recruitment you may have!! Thank you team and look forward to working with you again in the future.
Human Resources, Travel Company
I would highly recommend Lucy, Bianca and the team at Gecko Recruitment as they were a pleasure to work with throughout our search for a finance candidate. They listened closely to the particular requirements we needed, worked hard to promote the role, and speedily found the perfect candidate for our team. We will definitely be using their service again in the future!
Managing Director , Holiday Rental Company