RUNNING YOUR TRAVEL AGENCY - inc. LEISURE AND BUSINESS TRAVELLERS
Have you ever consider starting your own travel agency when retail or online? Do you have a great idea, but not sure how to go about it? Would you like to open your own travel agency, but your not sure of the planning and preparations to make your idea turn to a viable success? We will guide and support you through this process. The package we offer our candidates is a great starting point to the skills and knowledge required to start and even the licensing requirements. Within six months you would be on your way forward of owning your own agency. This course is for those who are really passionate about owning a travel business. If you already have a client based or is hoping to attract a new market we will adopt an approach that complements your business idea.
The Course Includes...
The Running Your Own Travel Agency Business Planning course entails all the skills required for a successful business.
Licensing Application - Protect your customers...
Protecting your customers is essential for you and your customers whether they have booked a flight or holiday having that peace of mind to know they have booked with an agency that they can trust. Therefore, support is required for licensing applications. We will discuss your options pertaining to your business idea and find a suitable licensing for you and your customers.
Preparing a Marketing Strategy & Business planning...
Marketing is a key element to any business, this is why it is important to ensure the you know the marketplace, your competitors, your customers and knowledge of the travel product you are offering. Your business plan and marketing strategy will cover all of these aspects and will help you plan for today and in the future by one of our expect tutors, who has had the pleasure of running her own agency.
How much time do I need to complete the course?
The course is expected to take 60 hours to complete.
We believe that 12 weeks should be enough to complete research and carry out task related to your business planning and have a enough time. The minimum expected study time invested by a student is 5 hours per week.
Each module consist of research tasks that needs to be completed in order to formulate your Business Plan, which should be submitted to your dedicated assigned tutor for feedback. Your personally dedicated tutor will provide support you need to ensure you gain maximum results while preparing your Business Plan.
Airfares and Ticketing Level 1...
You will gain the following competences and knowledge of:
Identify parts of a passenger’s journey
Identify cities and counties related to IATA areas & sub-areas
Identify global indicators for passenger routings
Select quotation of specific passenger routes and select the best fares
Construct convent and round the worldwide currencies using rates of exchange
Construct and price one way, return and circle trip routes using normal fares
Interpret data entries on electronic tickets
Identify applicable taxes, fees and charges for specific passenger journeys
Calculate child and infant fares
Amadeus Including Eurostar Reservations training System includes:
For Amadeus Airline Ticketing, Travel and Eurostar Reservations includes:
Airline Reservations Module 1
Airline Reservations Module 2
Module 3 - Automated Fares and Ticketing
Module 4 - Car Hire Reservations
Module 5 - Hotel Reservations
Business Travel Management Complied By American Express
You will then continue with the Business Travel Professional Modules, which will entail of the following aspects:
Introduction - Why a Career in Business Travel Module 1 - Worldwide Geography Module 2 - 24-hour clock, Time zones, Airport city code Module 3 - Types of Travel - Leisure & Business Module 4 - Airports and Commercial Airlines Module 5 - Travel providers: Hotel, Rail and Car Hire Companies Module 6 - Travel Industry and Regulations - Governing bodies, Passports, Visas and other travel documentation Module 7 - Customer Service Excellence for Business Travellers Module 8 - Economics of Business Travel Module 9 - Aircraft manufactures Module 10 - Airline business models Module 11 - Airline geography Module 12 - Airline Journeys and contingency planning Advance Amadeus Reservations.
After completion of theCertificate in Business Travel Professional, you will receive 3 certificates:
Airfares Level 2
Amadeus Airline Ticketing, Travel and Eurostar Reservations System
Amadeus Business Travel Management System
Exodus Travel Training and Recruitment Certificate
The course includes...
An agent sign on and sign off login
40 hours allocated time to complete your course within 6 months to access your account and practice outside of your course
24 Lessons and 5 Drills (Quizzes)
Student Workbook to enhance, reinforce and practice your training
Final assessment on the entire course
An official industry worldwide recognised Certificate of Global Distribution System Training from Viasinc.
*Business travel option - trained on an additional system either - Amadeus or Sabre a further 90 hours of training.
After successfully completing your course, you will receive six months continuous guidance and support to discuss progress on your business plans.
Course fees: Business Planning Documents in all of the above content include alongside Tutor Continuous Support.
*Optional - There is an option to continue studying for Level 3 Airfares & Ticketing & Business Travel courses, please enquiry for further details. This is only useful if you are going to also consider business travel customers.
*Course fees include Business Planning materials, dedicated Course Tutor to provide constructive feedback on your business plan.