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Travel and Tourism Consultant

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Become a travel consultant specialist by learning approaches to selling travel and tourism.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify and consult on popular international travel and tourism destinations
  • Advise on travel and tourism products, modes of transportation, accommodation, cruises, and tours
  • Interpret IATA resolutions that apply to accredited travel agencies
  • Apply effective selling skills needed for consultant roles
  • Follow BSP procedures to construct complex fares and manage ticket exchanges

Key topics

  • Destination geography and selling skills
  • Land and water transportation
  • Hotels, tours and group travel
  • Laws and regulations
  • Fare construction and ticket exchanges
  • Social media in the travel industry

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Foundation in Travel and Tourism graduates
  • Travel consultants
  • Reservations and sales staff members in airline, tour operator, and agency
  • Airline fare experts

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

Additional information

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) certification.

If you purchase the eBook version of this course, IATA will email a link to download the course textbooks and will ship the accompanying CD-ROMs with the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory. No shipping fees apply.

If you purchase the printed textbook version of this course, you will receive a printed study kit by courier delivery. The study kit includes a CD-ROM with the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory. Shipping fees apply.

Further training
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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