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Course
Path to Becoming a Travel Advisor
Name
HOS-3070A3
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
251626 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 10/21/2021 12/16/2021 S. Eze $300.00 2/12
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Entrepreneurs, Small Business Startups, Independent Contractors, Home Makers.
Description
Do you love to travel? Would you like to become a part of the multi-billion-dollar travel industry? This course will guide you, step by step, to becoming a travel advisor, a career that requires expertise, interpersonal skills, and dedication. You'll learn about the industry, the travel advisor's role, and the information and resources you need for success in this lucrative field.
Course Objectives
  1. Be able to understand the industry terms and future prospects of the travel industry as well as discusses different types of travel enjoyed by individuals, including domestic and international travel and travel by land, air, and sea. Additionally, students completing this course will understand how a travel agent is able to match travel and personalities to a multitude of travel options and opportunities that take into consideration budgets, needs, and desires of the traveler.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Week 1 Teacher Info and Studio Intro
    Week 2 Working with Clients
    Week 3 Cruises
    Week 4 Tours, Packages, Group Travel, Niche Travel
    Week 5 Making Money
    Week 6 Mexico Crash Course
    Week 7 Europe Crash Course
    Week 8 South America Crash Course
    Week 9 Building Itineraries and Trip Management
    Week 10 Entrepreneurship
    Week 11 Building Your Brand
    Week 12 Stay-in-the-Know & Continuing Education
    Week 13- Final Exams
Contact Hours
48
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
Certificate of Completion from American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA)
Website URL
https://www.asta.org/
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Students will learn the fundamentals of becoming a travel advisor by learning how to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
N/A
Text and Supplies Needed
Students will be provided all the necessary handouts and study materials for this course.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students must participate and complete the online assignments as per the instructors requirements.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Entrepreneurs, Small Business Startups, Independent Contractors, Home Makers.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Travel Agent
  • Independant Travel Advisor
  • Travel Consultant
Related Courses
  • Hospitality (Hotel & Restaurant Certifications) - HOS-4040A3
Course Contact Information
Sameer Pawa
919-866-6158