CTIE – Advance Your Leadership Skills

CTIE Certified Travel Industry Executive

Today’s Leadership Training for Tomorrow’s Leaders!

The Certified Travel Industry Executive (CTIE) program is designed with the in-demand skills that are need in leaders today. It is more than just “being in charge” a leader needs to be sure that they focused on goals that are aligned with their company and that they have a team behind them that is focused on achieving those goals as well. Each of the online course topics build upon each other – and you will see how the courses create a complete leadership preparation program.

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Join an informational webinar on February 18 at 1 p.m. EST.

CTIE is all about leadership and giving you the tools to build and perfect your skills. Join Patty Noonan, CTC, to learn about this engaging program.

What You Will Learn:

Each core topic is supplemented with additional reading, interactive exercises, and travel related management topics.

    • After identifying your leadership style with the DISC Leadership Styles course; the leadership core components (Becoming an Excellent Leader, Strategic Leadership and Transformational Leadership) are crafted to make you more effective, able to properly apply the organization’s core values, and meet the challenges and obstacles along the way.


    • Developing strong co-workers, employees and a cohesive team involves guiding, encouraging and supporting them in their growth. Coaching and Team Building skills are important skills and give you the confidence to lead individuals and a strong company. Creativity will help you find new ways of doing business and getting the most from your staff.


  • Knowing how your employees and co-workers think and “operate” and how to get the best work from these people is the essence of the Coping with Change and Emotional Intelligence training. Using these personnel skills will soon be leading an organization that is a well-oiled machine.

How You Will Study:

This program consists of a series of online videos delivered by experienced engaging educators who provide you with practical advice that can be used immediately. These courses are available anytime 24/7 in our unique online environment.

What Else You Need To Do:

Candidates for the CTIE must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years travel industry experience
  • Pass the CTIE Exam
  • Complete a white paper or submit a qualifying project
  • Earn a minimum of ten (10) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) a year for certification maintenance

How Much It Costs:

$550 per individual, including access to all videos and supplemental reading. Registration fee covers the course materials, CTIE Exam and evaluation of the paper or project. Payment plan available to help fit the cost of certification into any budget.

lEA“You may have heard that obtaining your industry certification from The Travel Institute will enhance your work life. For me that was truly the case. Upon obtaining my CTIE, I was able to increase my financial earnings considerably and put me in a position of being a better leader, mentor, and coach for the teams I serve.”

-Lea Diele, CTIE, Manager of Leisure Services, CADENCE®, a branch of Tzell Travel Group

*Certified Travel Industry Executives (CTIEs) are required to earn a minimum of ten Continuing Education Units (CEUs) per year to maintain their certification. In addition to being a member of The Travel Institute, our CEU requirement is an effective way to master new skills, attain product knowledge, remain current on industry trends, and continue to develop your role as a travel professional.

Cancellations/Refunds: CTIE Candidates wishing to withdraw within 30 days of registration are entitled to a full refund less a $50 administrative fee. After 30 days, no refunds will be given.