1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Sales & Marketing


Fairmont Palliser, Calgary, Canada



Reservations Agent


Luxury & Lifestyle

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Company Description

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is the city’s premier, landmark hotel. With 407 elegantly appointed guest rooms, Fairmont Palliser is truly the place to be. Join us in delivering the iconic Calgary experience. 

    Job Description

    Reservations Agent

    Reservations Clerks are the beginning of an exceptional guest experience. You will fulfill group and booking requirements with warmth and sincerity. You will be responsible for providing an amazing pre-arrival experience that will make your guests feel valued and excited about their stay.

    What you will be doing:

    • Consistently offer the highest level of professional, friendly, and engaging luxury service.
    • Process incoming reservation and group requests via phone and email with accuracy, efficiency, and elevated professionalism.
    • Prioritize tasks, phone calls, emails, and competing deadlines in a changing, fast-paced environment.
    • Update, enter, and manage group rooming lists, leisure and corporate bookings, and FIT bookings.
    • Take ownership of guest requests and concerns and ensure appropriate follow-up is completed to the hotel’s standards
    • Capture maximum revenue through up-selling and strategic rate selections.
    • Follow all Reservations, Front Office, and hotel-wide systems of procedure meticulously
    • Ensure the pre-arrival experience of all guests is engaging and exciting through reservation checks, proper set up of all requests, and adding personalized touches.
    • Process cancellations, run reports, and perform detailed reservation checks.
    • Establish, coordinate, and maintain a beneficial working relationship between all Front Office teams and departments within the hotel.
    • Ensure all guest profiles and preferences are updated, accurate, and acted on.
    • Use your creative thinking to establish memorable experiences for our guests
    • Perform other similar duties as called upon


    • Minimum of two years’ experience in the hotel industry. Front Desk or Reservations
    • Must be available for shift work with no schedule restraints
    • Recognized commitment and passion for guest service
    • Strong organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Must be able to take initiative, be self-starting, and work calmly under pressure
    • Must be fluent in English (verbal and written,) second language is an asset
    • Previous Reservations, Front Desk, or Royal Service experience is an asset
    • Knowledge of Calgary and the community is an asset
    • Degree or diploma in Hotel Management is an asset

    Additional Information

    What is in it for you:

    • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
    • Learning programs through our Academies
    • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
    • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

    Your team and working environment:

    Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.  

    Fairmont Palliser is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among staff.  

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
    We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    Why work for Accor?
    We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
    By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

    Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

    Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
    When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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