In my last post, I wrote about the perception of the travel agent and a bit about what the job entails. There are a few different types of travel agencies. The Retail Agency is also known in the industry as a “brick and mortar”. These are often independently owned, possibly...

Step one is to learn what you don’t know Learning how to become a travel agent is an internet mystery. This is step one in a guide designed to help you navigate this wonderful career. In the travel industry we love to take long names and turn them into acronyms and then...

The Virtual Campus: The best way to do online travel school For many people, their love of travel is a true passion – and more and more individuals are realizing that they can turn that passion for travel into a successful career.  However, starting a new career (and potentially owning your...

Do travel agents still exist? The short answer is “Yes!” Sometimes when I tell people I am the director of a travel agent training program, their first question is “Do travel agent’s still exist?” Thankfully, there are fewer and fewer who think the travel consultant job was on its way to...