This travel agency has been operating since 2004. They help more than 1,800 clients per year to realize their dream holiday in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. The travel agency has established itself as one of the leading and most respected travel agencies / tour operators within the country. They are joint UK/Dutch owned and have chosen Quito as their base. The office is located in the dynamic and developed "new town" area of Quito - right in the midst of the very best tourist services and hotels.
Their mission is to be "a company run by happy people delivering the perfect holiday experience to the most satisfied clients".
An important part of their target group consists of tourists who are already present in Ecuador. For this reason, they are developing community based tourism, of which a part of their profit goes to these projects.
Activities for interns
This travel agency offers a great place to learn and work as an intern. You can both assist in the daily tasks of the agency and develop a project depending on your knowledge, skills and interests. As an intern you will be working on making this company more sustainable. You could for example:
• Be working on studying, implementing and requesting certain fair trade/ environmental certifications, such as: Rainforest Alliance, Smart Voyager and ISO9000.
• Write and implement an advisory report about how to make the office operations and/or the journeys they organize more sustainable.
Former interns have sold tours at the office, organized operational tasks for tailor made tours, made improvement plans for the human resources department, and helped with designing their website.
The aim of the travel agency is to make you feel part of the team and to offer a friendly ambience and a great work experience!
The agency is looking for an open-minded, friendly person, who also has social skills. They prefer students who study Tourism, but they will also accept students in the fields of Marketing, Communication, or Web design. You should also be reliable and trustworthy. You must have good English skills and for Spanish the same is strongly recommended. During working days at the office, the company will offer you free lunch.
Just to be clear:
On-Stage Latin America provides many internships for all kinds of study programs. Besides the available vacancies on the website, we also offer a wide range of other internships. If you have a specific request, send us an e-mail and we will do our best to help you.
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