Managing the Travel Business


About

With more than 1 billion international trips each year, the travel industry offers travel professionals excellent business opportunities. This course will help you take advantage of these opportunities by improving your skills in supervising and managing people and by building business relationships based on win-win negotiating strategies. Learn how to be competitive by developing new products and market them effectively. You will also gain insight on agency accounting procedures to build business plans that lead to good financial health.

Course code: TTTG-10

Course format

This course is available in textbook and e-textbook format. Enrol at an Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
  • This course requires approximately 120 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
  • You will access online resources and other study materials through your User Account.
  • You need an Internet connection and Google Chrome™ browser.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Registration information

If you are ordering printed materials that will require shipping, please check the shipping fees and applicable taxes.

Important: Please note that if you are purchasing courses for more than one person, you must create a User Account for each individual. Registration and payment must be done through each User Account. You cannot use one User Account to purchase courses for multiple individuals. However, you may pay for multiple individuals by one credit card or bank transfer through each individual’s User Account. If you pay by bank transfer, please attach a copy of the bank transfer issued by the sender’s bank to each individual’s order. If you are a company wishing to purchase courses for 10 or more employees, please Contact Us for more information on how to register multiple users.

Registration

Dev. Nations
USD 490 (eBook) / USD 515 (printed)
Regular
USD 620 (eBook) / USD 645 (printed)
English

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Increase your opportunity for career advancement
  • Become entrepreneurial and creative
  • Open your own travel agency or tour company
  • Grow your business and profits
  • Improve operational processes

Course content

  • Managerial and negotiation skills
  • Marketing and pricing
  • Tour production and event planning
  • Administration and accounting
  • Laws related to the travel industry

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Agency administration
  • Mid-level managers and supervisors
  • Agency back-office personnel
  • Travel Managers

Certificate awarded

By successfully completing the examination you will receive the Foundation in Travel and Tourism Diploma.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course Edition List for Exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision or an exam in one of IATA’s Exam Centers (where physical presence is required)
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. Closed Text Book; Foldout Maps are not permitted
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 85 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

Additional content

Travel Sales and Operations Diploma - Android Tablet Offer
Order all 3 courses for the diploma at once to receive an Android tablet - yours to keep (at no extra cost!)*

* The recipient will be responsible for any duties and taxes levied by the country of destination. ATC preferential prices do NOT apply.

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