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ACTIVITY SALES AGENT: Selling Tours & Giving Information On Hawaii

About this video 

Alika, an activity sales agent, spends his typical day selling tours and shows on Hawaii to tourists. He has worked in many different facets of hospitality and in industries such as hotel, retail and grocery stores. His job is all about how he presents himself to his customers and feeling out what it is that they want to be sold.

Degree: Accounting
Job Title: Activity Sales Agent

Job Summary: Retail Salespersons

Job Description

Retail sales workers include both those who sell retail merchandise and products, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles, (called retail salespersons) and those who sell spare and replacement parts and equipment, especially car parts, (called parts salespersons). Both groups help customers find the products they want and process customers' payments.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate on-the-job training can be expected.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$10,000 - $30,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Flexible, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Verbal communication skills
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m='11320'>Oahu,</span> <span m='11910'>Kauai</span> <span m='13530'>and</span> <span m='13630'>the</span> <span m='13720'>Big</span> <span m='13910'>Island.</span> <span m='14590'>Along</span> <span m='14890'>with</span> <span m='15450'>our</span> <span m='15610'>primary</span> <span m='16140'>features,</span> <span m='16610'>our</span> <span m='16780'>'Ulalena</span> <span m='17160'>show,</span> <span m='17560'>Maui</span> <span m='17790'>Myth</span> <span m='17896'>and</span> <span m='18002'>Magic,</span> <span m='18640'>and</span> <span m='19130'>our</span> <span m='19870'>tribute</span> <span m='20030'>to</span> <span m='20120'>Elvis</span> <span m='20480'>by</span> <span m='20670'>Darren</span> <span m='20800'>Lee.</span> </p><p><span m='21820'>They</span> <span m='22110'>typical</span> <span m='22160'>day</span> <span m='22510'>that</span> <span m='22660'>we</span> <span m='22790'>have,</span> <span m='23470'>that</span> <span m='23630'>I</span> <span m='23740'>have</span> <span m='24000'>here</span> <span m='24350'>is</span> <span m='24730'>normally</span> <span m='25010'>answering</span> <span m='25380'>a</span> <span m='25460'>lot</span> <span m='25630'>of</span> <span m='25680'>questions,</span> <span m='26370'>giving</span> <span m='26820'>everybody</span> <span m='27400'>the</span> <span m='27580'>knowledge</span> <span m='27930'>of</span> <span m='28020'>the</span> <span m='28130'>island,</span> <span m='28560'>about</span> <span m='28780'>the</span> <span m='28850'>show,</span> <span m='29250'>about</span> <span m='29530'>the</span> <span m='29600'>activities</span> <span m='29970'>and</span> <span m='30140'>hours</span> <span m='30280'>we</span> <span m='30430'>offer,</span> <span m='31940'>also</span> <span m='32740'>researching</span> <span m='33190'>the</span> <span m='33280'>weather,</span> <span m='33730'>to</span> <span m='33840'>see</span> <span m='34020'>what's</span> <span m='34260'>good</span> <span m='34590'>and</span> <span m='34690'>what's</span> <span m='34800'>bad.</span> </p><p><span m='35660'>I</span> <span m='35920'>became</span> <span m='36470'>an</span> <span m='36870'>activity</span> <span m='37195'>agent--</span> <span m='37950'>my</span> <span m='38090'>career</span> <span m='38350'>path</span> <span m='38620'>would</span> <span m='38780'>be</span> <span m='39230'>[INAUDIBLE]</span> <span m='39530'>was</span> <span m='39660'>in</span> <span m='39720'>hospitality.</span> <span m='40390'>Started</span> <span m='41050'>with</span> <span m='41200'>Pleasant</span> <span m='41520'>Hawaiian</span> <span m='41700'>Holidays.</span> <span m='42420'>And</span> <span m='42660'>Pleasant</span> <span m='42850'>Hawaiian</span> <span m='43100'>Holidays</span> <span m='43530'>is</span> <span m='43630'>the</span> <span m='43720'>same</span> <span m='44010'>thing</span> <span m='44230'>with</span> <span m='44390'>activities</span> <span m='44820'>and</span> <span m='44950'>sales,</span> <span m='45670'>and</span> <span m='46540'>progressed</span> <span m='46960'>from</span> <span m='47110'>there.</span> <span m='47410'>I</span> <span m='47710'>have</span> <span m='47860'>been in</span> <span m='48000'>every</span> <span m='48420'>type</span> <span m='48650'>of</span> <span m='48750'>management</span> <span m='49260'>and</span> <span m='49360'>every</span> <span m='49540'>type</span> <span m='49700'>of</span> <span m='49830'>industry,</span> <span m='51120'>from</span> <span m='51300'>hotel</span> <span m='51540'>all</span> <span m='51860'>along</span> <span m='52400'>to</span> <span m='52590'>retail</span> <span m='52935'>along</span> <span m='53280'>to</span> <span m='53590'>grocery</span> <span m='54040'>stores.</span> </p><p><span m='55440'>My</span> <span m='55590'>career</span> <span m='55880'>path</span> <span m='56160'>is</span> <span m='56350'>very</span> <span m='56670'>unstable</span> <span m='57460'>I</span> <span m='57580'>should</span> <span m='57830'>say,</span> <span m='58260'>more</span> <span m='58530'>or</span> <span m='58910'>less.</span> <span m='60120'>I</span> <span m='60450'>go</span> <span m='60780'>where</span> <span m='61170'>I'm</span> <span m='61320'>needed</span> <span m='61800'>the</span> <span m='61880'>most</span> <span m='62220'>and</span> <span m='62290'>my</span> <span m='62420'>talents</span> <span m='62890'>can</span> <span m='63060'>be</span> <span m='63200'>contributed</span> <span m='63800'>best.</span> </p><p><span m='64720'>That</span> <span m='65099'>it</span> <span m='65290'>can</span> <span m='65519'>be</span> <span m='65660'>very</span> <span m='65920'>challenging,</span> <span m='66245'>yet</span> <span m='66730'>very</span> <span m='67150'>pleasing</span> <span m='68950'>the</span> <span m='69110'>career</span> <span m='69380'>that</span> <span m='69550'>we</span> <span m='69660'>have</span> <span m='69930'>that</span> <span m='70090'>I</span> <span m='70190'>have</span> <span m='70400'>now</span> <span 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