FRAMINGHAM, MA, December 1, 2019 – The Travel Institute® starts its 5th annual “Season of Savings” month-long promotion December 2 this year, once again featuring a sleigh full of special training opportunities for travel professionals at all experience levels. During December, special pricing is offered on certification, membership, introductory training, and specialization courses in the spirit of giving to those seeking to build new skills and spark new ideas.
“Increased knowledge and skill always increases competence and confidence. Consumers need and deserve a confident expert with extensive industry knowledge and the business skills needed to guide them through the travel planning process,” asserted Diane Petras, CTIE, president of The Travel Institute.
Each week in December, industry newcomers and veterans alike have the opportunity to give themselves various gifts for ongoing education. Here’s the lineup of savings:
- December 2 – 8: $100 off the Certified Travel Associate, CTA®, program; $200 off the Certified Travel Counselor, CTC®, and Certified Travel Industry Executive, CTIE®, programs
- December 9 – 15: 15 percent, or $30, savings on a Premium Access Membership annual subscription, including a new Specialist Course offered in pre-release to members only
- December 16 – 22: $60 savings on the TRIPKitSM Introductory Program, standard or home-based
- December 23 – 31: 20 percent off Destination and Lifestyle Specialist courses
“We encourage agents to take advantage of Premium Access Annual Membership savings to stay on top of trends and be prepared for new opportunities in 2020,” emphasized Carla Smith, CTA, director of membership, The Travel Institute. Through Premium Access, members have an all-access pass to more than 600 topics in a variety of formats, including all Destination Specialist and Lifestyle Specialist courses, more than 200 recorded lectures from industry experts, a library of white papers, and more. Current members also enjoy an additional 10 percent off Season of Savings pricing on introductory training and certification courses.
Several complimentary webinars are also scheduled during the 2019 Season of Savings promotion with topics including time management, specialization, and new to the industry while the weekly Hot Tip Tuesday communication will focus on goal setting, sales, leadership, and destination training. Visit The Travel Institute for additional details.
About The Travel Institute
A collaborative industry effort created in 1964, The Travel Institute® has continuously evolved to maintain its role as the global leader in industry education and certification while staying true to its mission: dedicated solely to advancing the professionalism of both agents and industry leaders in support of individual and industry success. A non-profit, independent organization, The Travel Institute also works with leaders throughout the industry to create and deliver relevant, meaningful and rigorous coursework. Using exclusive proctored, closed-book testing to ensure its graduates earn credentials that demonstrate the highest standards of expertise and service, The Travel Institute has certified more than 25,000 Certified Travel Associate, CTA®, Certified Travel Counselor, CTC®, and Certified Travel Industry Executive, CTIE®, graduates and also administers the Travel Agent Proficiency, or TAP®, exam to confirm students new to the industry demonstrate a mastery of travel industry basics. A trusted partner to industry suppliers and educational institutions, The Travel Institute has trained hundreds of thousands more through additional courses, webinars, and in its online Premium Member Lounge. Throughout North America, many successful agents and high-profile leaders credit their success to coursework from The Travel Institute. Learn more at The Travel Institute.