Become Independent Travel Agent
Travel agents enjoy both the adventure of a travel career and the stability of an office career. They have the opportunity to go on familiarization "fam" trips, where they are paid to learn about travel destinations!
The Travel Academy's travel agent training program teaches you how to become a travel agent in many different exciting areas. Our course includes extensive hands-on training on the SABRE computer reservation system. SABRE is used around the globe at airlines and travel agencies for booking airfare, car rental, hotels and more. In addition to our SABRE training, our travel and tourism course encompasses:
- The air transportation industry
- Airports, airfares and airline tickets
- Airport codes and airline terminology
- The hospitality industry
- The travel agency industry
- The tour industry
- Car rentals and rail travel including Amtrak and the European rail system
- Sales, marketing, and customer service
- International travel information
The Travel Academy's daily hands-on training with SABRE (a software program) will give students practice using the same tools used by airlines and travel agencies around the world to book airline tickets, car rentals, hotels, and more. It allows you to access fares and availability for all scheduled airlines. It also allows you to read the airline rules of the least expensive airfare so you can offer clients the lowest possible price as quickly as possible.
Another major subject covered in our travel agent training is geography- both United States and international. Good travel agents should know popular destinations around the world so that they can better serve their clients.
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