Cruise Trading Assistant at TUI UK

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Luton South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Purchasing and Supply Travel and Tourism

9.1/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
9.4

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

It was my responsibilty to ensure that a number of the Thomson Cruises ships were filled to a high capacity through effective pricing decisions, determined by analysing sales trends, past seasons sales figures and looking at monthly forecasts. I was involved in promotional tactics if a certain sailing date was underperforming.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

10/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

7/10