If you love travel, then Stratford's Travel and Tourism course is for you! Use this course to learn about the various types of travel for business and leisure. Then educate yourself about fares and ticketing, tours, international travel, world geography and more.
Whether you would like to learn more about travel for personal gain or have an interest in becoming a travel agent, let this expansive and interesting course help you get started!
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for travel agents is $36,460.* A travel and tourism salary can vary depending on the place of employment, educational attainment, and the specific duties performed.
**BONUS ** Upon successful completion of our travel agent training course, you will be given the opportunity to write the following certification tests:
Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP) Test - Success on this test provides you with entry level certification in the travel industry. The Travel Institute certificate can also be of great value in the job search process.
Taking Off In Travel Career Opportunities and Jobs in the Travel Industry
Taking Off into the Air, by Car, or by Rail
Taking Off to the Hotel Industry
Taking Off on a Tour or on a Cruise
Corporate Group Travel
International Versus Domestic Travel
Possible Careers in Other Travel Products
How to Create a PNR
Booking and Pricing the Itinerary
Travel Codes and World Time Zones
Leisure Travel Travel Planning and Booking Trends
Targeting the Traveler
Leisure Destinations and Destination Cycles
The Cruise Market
Cruise Guides and References
Selling the Cruise
The Tour Market
Types of Tours and Tour Operators
Tour Associations and Regulators
Hotels, Cars, and Rail
Leisure Products and Services
Fares and Ticketing An Overview of Fares
Discount Fares and Fare Basis Codes
Interpreting Fare and Rule Displays
Interpreting Taxes and Fees
Domestic Airline Ticketing
Methods of Payment, Refunds and Exchanges
International Fares Overview
Routing-based Fares and Mileage Fares
Geography For The Travel Professional Introduction to Destination Geography
The United States
Canada, Bermuda, the West Indies
Mexico and Central America
South America and Antarctica
The British Isles and Northern Europe
Africa and the Middle East
India and Southeast Asia
East Asia and the Pacific
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition