The Travel Institute: Travel Agent

Training and Certification since 1964

Welcome to The Travel Institute! Since 1964, we’ve been developing all types of industry training for all experience levels – from those new to the industry who need guidance on how to become a travel agent to experienced executives wanting to grow their management and leadership skills. We’ve earned the reputation as the education destination because our training is relevant, on-demand, and not just the same old stuff. Check us out. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Become Certified!

For over 50 years The Travel Institute has been helping excellent travel professionals stand out from the crowd with industry recognized certifications. It isn’t just “letters after your name” they are a statement about who you are and the commitment you have made to your career. Customers like dealing with a recognized professional, and having earned a CTA,  CTC or CTIE will let them know you are serious about what you do.

Certified Travel Associate

For professionals with at least 12 months of experience

Focuses on frontline sales skills that you use on a daily basis – Planning itineraries, customer service, destination knowledge, time management, and more.

A foundation for selling and for seeking future management certification opportunities

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 Certified Travel Counselor

Focuses on management skills that you need to be successful, like conflict management, negotiating, and behavior training.

Recognized as the gold standard in the travel industry for more than 50 years

Features short, engaging videos as well as industry-focused White Papers, and e-books on financial and business planning.

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 Certified Travel Industry Executive

Focuses on leadership skills that prepare you for your role as a visionary with courses on strategic leadership, coaching and inspiring others.

This course takes you through a series of short, engaging videos with content that is specifically designed for you, the busy professional who is leading your team to success.

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