Vacations To Go

  www.vacationstogo.com
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Redundant but financialy rewarding

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Travel Counselor in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Travel Counselor in Houston, TX

I have been working at Vacations To Go full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Can make work as much as you want unlimited earning potential great bonus structure.

Cons

Doing the same thing everyday.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible senior leadership but a good way to make some cash if you're in sales

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vacations To Go full-time

    Pros

    Good stepping stone
    When working sales, you can earn as much as you are willing to work for
    Upward mobility from sales to support staff is available

    Cons

    Extremely high turnover
    No company culture
    No upward mobility into senior leadership roles
    No marketing department
    Low salaries for those who move out of direct sales and can't take new leads

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Build a real culture at the company instead of treating salespeople like a commodity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Frustrating place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Vacations To Go full-time

    Pros

    Clear mission statement to provide the lowest rates and highest levels of service. Ethical treatment of clients. Even low and middle managers are empowered to make most decisions involving how to solve problems and fix issues for clients. A lot of opportunities for free or severely discounted trips. Opportunities for agents to earn extra vacation days during busy times of year (note- agents are paid straight commission so vacation days are not paid.) With few exceptions (receptionists, accountants, etc.) all managers and executives began as agents so there are definitely opportunities for upward mobility. There are a handful of exception people there- you must find them to survive there though.

    Cons

    Senior and executive management is very spotty and inconsistent in terms of actual competence. Some managers, directors and executives are very good and deserve the respect they command. But others are extremely under-qualified and just...dumb. Actually dumb. Some started shortly after college and were promoted desperately during times of rapid expansion and their skills and abilities are dwarfed by their inexperience and lack of perspective. Inappropriate behavior that borders on, and in some cases defines the worst kind of sexual harassment. I experienced this personally and know several others who did as well. Overall lack of awareness about how management is perceived within the company (especially at the higher levels of management.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees at all levels as you strive to treat your clients. Be better about identifying who the "good ones" are and distinguish them from the rest. Maybe you should listen when you are told repeatedly over years that there is a sexual harassment issue involving management. Stop rewarding people who are incompetent and those who continually defy the rules and continue to make more money than those who are pulling most of the weight. Stop being so vindictive and paranoid. When people move on to other things, it's not a relationship break-up. Grow up.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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