Tour / Guest Services Host

Anchorage, Alaska

Position summary:  As the Tour / Guest Services Host at Alyeska Resort, you will play a pivotal role in curating exceptional experiences for our Tour guests throughout the season. This dynamic position is focused on summer operations, with an opportunity for year-round growth within Guest Services / Activities.

Position responsibilities:  

  • Be the on-property point of contact for Tour Groups, liaising between Front Operations, Sales and Tour Directors to create the best experience and atmosphere for our summer clientele, assisting in the overall guest experience of the resort.
  • Identify common issues for Tour guests and be a voice for solutions that enhance day-to-day operations for group guests.
  • Work closely with the Front Office Manager, Tour & Travel Manager, Concierge & Bell/Valet Services.
  • Collaborate with guest services and guest activities to promote activities and maximize participation.
  • Coordinate with Housekeeping regarding special requests for Tours.
  • Be present for Tour functions on property, which Tour & Travel Manager is unable to attend.
  • Assist Concierge in creating Gift cards, scheduling activities and providing general information about Alyeska Resort.
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with local vendors/operators, ensuring high-quality and authentic experiences for guests.
  • Communicate information in a timely manner to the hotel and partners.
  • Be able to comfortably check-in/out guests when assisting Front Operations or Concierge.
  • Create and distribute guest information (key packets, keys, vouchers, tickets, maps, and departure / arrival information) to appropriate parties, including guests, Tour Directors and staff.
  • Ensure a safe environment for guests and staff.
  • Computer programs utilized include Micros, Opera, Alice, Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Why Alyeska? 

Alyeska Resort is a 300+ room resort which includes a Nordic Spa and Ski Area, nestled in the mountains of Girdwood, Alaska located 45 minutes south of Anchorage. Alyeska Resort is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees can work and play hard and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with guests.  

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:  

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees  
  • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)  
  • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents  
  • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan  
  • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels  
  • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa  

Family, Quality, Winning, Industry and Honesty:Our people realize that relationships rooted in trust, honesty, respect, and gratitude are essential to all. We never get a chance to make a second first impression. Success is planning the details. We are focused and committed to doing what we say and accepting feedback as a gift. 

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Physical demands:  Ability to lift up-to 25 pounds, bend, stoop, walk, push or pull heavy equipment and stand for extended periods of time.   
  • Work Environment:  This role occasionally involves extended hours, nights, and weekends to accommodate peak business periods. Operating within a dynamic, fast-paced guest-centric setting, you will maintain a high level of interaction with staff, guests, and stakeholders.  

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently open positions only and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.  

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