Paid Internship in Reception/Reservations in Guimaraes, Portugal
- Reception / Reservations
- Guimaraes, Portugal
- August 3, 2023 02:31
- 600€ - 700€
Our company is a global leader in the hospitality industry, with a prestigious portfolio of some of the world's finest hotels and resorts. With our strong commitment to high quality and exceptional service, we provide an unrivaled experience for our guests. Our team is composed of passionate and dedicated individuals who work tirelessly to maintain our high standards. Based in Guimaraes, Portugal, we are offering an exciting internship opportunity in the Reception / Reservations department.
As a Reception/Reservations Intern, you will be responsible for providing efficient, courteous, and professional service to our guests. You will work directly under the Reception Manager, taking charge of critical front desk operations and reservation bookings.
Your tasks will include ensuring a seamless guest check-in and check-out process, managing room reservations and cancellations, answering guest inquiries about hotel services and local attractions, and maintaining updated information on room availability, rates, and special offers in the reservation system. Additionally, you will assist with administrative tasks as required, organise hotel services for guests, and participate in staff meetings and training sessions to improve service delivery.
To be considered for this position, you must be currently enrolled in a hospitality, tourism, or related degree programme, have excellent communication skills in both Portuguese and English, and display a strong commitment to customer service. Previous experience in a hotel reception or reservations role is preferred, but not required. Proficiency in using hotel management software and MS Office applications is also desirable.
We are looking for a proactive, punctual, and well-organized individual, with a keen eye for detail. The successful candidate must exhibit strong problem-solving skills, the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work both independently and as part of our dynamic team.
Guimarães, a gem in Northern Portugal, is a vibrant city enriched with history, culture, and youthful energy. Known as the birthplace of Portugal, the city is a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with well-preserved medieval buildings, charming streets, and inviting squares. Guimarães boasts an acclaimed university, an innovative tech park, and hosts many international events, making it a stimulating environment to live, work, and study. The local people are warm and welcoming, reflecting the true spirit of Portuguese hospitality.