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Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism

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
• Incentive 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
• Ecotourism
• Adventure Travel
• Travel Insurance

Fares and Ticketing
• An Overview of Fares
• Discount Fares and Fare Basis Codes
• Interpreting Fare and Rule Displays
• Constructed Fares
• Interpreting Taxes and Fees
• Domestic Airline Ticketing
• Methods of Payment, Refunds and Exchanges
• International Fares Overview
• Routing-based Fares and Mileage Fares
• International Ticketing

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
• Eastern Europe
• Southern 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
Travel and Tourism Course

"It also provides me with better employment opportunities and a chance to further my education."

Maria B.