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Travel and Tourism Consultant

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Study popular tourism destinations and improve your sales skills to successfully advise your clients on the best travel options. Learn how to customize and construct complex travel itineraries, develop specialized knowledge of travel products and gain the skills to process ticket exchanges and reissues. Improve your sales skills to successfully turn prospect and existing customers into returning customers and learn how to understand how industry regulations affect your travel operations.

Course format: This is a distance-learning program requiring 150 hours of self-study.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify and provide advice on popular destination countries
  • Advise on modes of transportation, accommodation, and tour products
  • Apply IATA resolutions to your travel business and activities
  • Prospect new and existing customers and counter sales objections
  • Construct complex itineraries and manage changes to ticketed journeys

Key topics

  • Destinations
  • Selling techniques and social media marketing
  • Fare construction and ticket exchanges/reissuance
  • Travel industry laws and regulations
  • Niche products including tour customization, luxury and group travel options
  • Accommodation products other than hotels

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

Certificate awarded

By successfully completing the examination you will receive the Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma, and you are eligible for the Travel and Tourism Professional (TTP) designation.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

This course can be taken as part of the Leadership & Management Training Program diploma.

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