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Travel Agent Education
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Wherever you are, whatever your schedule, access the cutting-edge education needed to start up, scale up and succeed as a travel advisor. That’s where Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya comes in.

When it comes to travel, we’re experts – and we’re ready to help you start your journey in this exciting industry. We’ve partnered with The Travel Institute to provide entrepreneurs new to the travel industry with an educational experience that prepares you to successfully own and operate an independent travel business.

Through this program, you’ll learn about the basics of the travel industry, including entrepreneurship, as well as an opportunity to take the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) test, paving the way to become a certified travel professional.

Why become a travel advisor?

HIGH DEMAND
HIGH DEMAND

An increasing demand for travel comes the need for new travel planners.

FLEXIBILITY
FLEXIBILITY

Be your own boss, set your own hours and own your own business.

WORK ANYWHERE
WORK ANYWHERE

Run your business remotely, from home or traveling the world.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • A dynamic and comprehensive travel advisor curriculum
  • 35-40 hours of online, self-paced lessons
  • Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam fee 
  • Memberships for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) 
  • And more!

YES! Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya, in partnership with The Travel Institute, offers the most dynamic and comprehensive travel advisor curriculum available. Once complete, you will be able to schedule and take the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam offered by The Travel Institute. The exam fee is included in registration ($95).

Note: The TAP® exam is proctored and any additional fees required to secure a proctor are not included. When scheduling your TAP® exam, you can choose a proctor through The Travel Institute for an additional cost or choose your own. 

YES! All content is online and self-paced. Please keep in mind that not all travel industry certifications are recognized internationally. Please check your country’s regulations before registering for the coursework offered in preparation for the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam. 

The program is open registration. You can register and start the program TODAY, if you are ready. Once registration is complete and payment processed, you will receive a “Welcome” email within 72-hours that will contain your login credentials. The email will be sent to the email address used at time of registration.

If, after 72 hours, you do not see a “Welcome” email from EducationPlatform@AvoyaTravel.com, please check your spam folder.

Questions? Email: EducationPlatform@AvoyaTravel.com.  

YES! The program is 35–40 hours. At a leisurely – yet, committed - pace we anticipate the program taking between 6-8 weeks to complete. Some have completed the curriculum in as little as 3 weeks! The program is self-paced, and you will have access to the platform for 90 days from date of registration.

With some, you can. However, several require experience or travel education certification. We would encourage anyone considering a new career to learn more about the industry. Completing the comprehensive coursework Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya offers will provide you with the industry basics needed to develop your confidence and knowledge, building a solid foundation for your journey to becoming an industry expert. 

GREAT QUESTION! While the travel industry does not require any specific certifications to become a travel agent, obtaining a travel industry recognized certification demonstrates your commitment to professionalism, knowledge and a strong desire to become an industry expert.

A big first step is registering and completing a new-to-travel agent training program, like the Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya. By selecting this program, once complete, you will be prepared to schedule and take the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam offered by The Travel Institute. This certification is recognized industry wide. The exam fee is included in registration ($95).

Note: The TAP® is a proctored exam and any additional fees required to secure a proctor are not included. When scheduling your TAP exam, you can choose a proctor through The Travel Institute for an additional cost or choose your own. 

The Travel Agent Education Powered by Avoya is an incredible value, offering many inclusions. For example:

  • Support from known travel industry leaders and experts with over 85+ years of combined industry experience
  • Comprehensive, online, self-paced coursework
  • Preparation for the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam offered by The Travel Institute
  • The Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam fee is included in registration ($95). Note: The TAP® is a proctored exam and any additional fees required to secure a proctor are not included. When scheduling your TAP® exam, you can choose a proctor through The Travel Institute for an additional cost, or you can choose your own
  • Membership for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) once the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam has been completed and passed ($129 + over $3,000 in bonus commissions for each member). Membership includes CLIA EMBARC ID, access to comprehensive professional development and training, cruise line and partner commission opportunities and exclusive personal travel perks and discounts. Individual Agent Membership also opens the door for you to pursue and achieve your CLIA Certification
  • The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) Future Travel Professional membership once the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP®) exam has been completed and passed (value $99.00). ASTA is the world's leading association of travel professionals, and is the global advocate for travel agencies, the travel industry and the traveling public. They champion ethical and traveler-friendly practices and policies at every level of government and throughout the travel and hospitality industry. Their members are all bound by a shared code of ethics
  • Plus, more!

Right now, we’re offering 25% off your course cost. Enroll today to receive everything above for just $649 (normally $849 – that’s an extra $200 saved!)

No. While we encourage you to consider affiliating your independent travel business with Avoya, we do not offer placement services.

YES! This industry offers incredible earning potential, as well as flexibility and the opportunity to work remotely – whether from home or while you travel! Our support staff have helped many agents create successful travel businesses! Coming out of the pandemic, one thing is certain: professional, and knowledgeable travel agents are in high demand - there is no better time than the present to begin!

Use the form below and register TODAY! Let’s begin building your dream and developing your foundation for success together! 

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