Our Leisure Training

Are you passionate about crafting bespoke, tailor-made holiday experiences for your customers?

You’re in the right place.

Make your travel career work for you

As a Travel Counsellor, you’ll run your own home-based travel agency, fulfilling dreams; creating memories. Enjoy the freedom to provide the best-in-class service you’ve always dreamed of, free from the commute, the targets and the vertical selling.

For our Leisure training course, you’ll have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ travel sales experience
  • GDS trained
  • Worked as a travel agent or for a tour operator

Hear what our Travel Counsellors have to say:

Take control of your business

“I’ve got all the freedom of owning my own business, with the help of our support team when I need it. I’m in control now, and how and when I work is up to me.”

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Going above and beyond

We focus on building trust and loyalty with our customers by getting to know them personally. This forms strong relationships that last long after the booking, helping us to create satisfied customers for life.

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Everything you’ll need to set up your own travel agency franchise

For AED3000 + VAT, we'll provide the following

  • 5 days' initial classroom-based learning in our Dubai office
  • The ability to trade as a Franchisee under our UAE Trade Licence
  • Ongoing support from your personal business coach
  • A Lenovo laptop with Microsoft windows installed
  • A printer/scanner
  • An initial supply of 500 business cards
  • A marketing contribution of AED400 to purchase branded materials from our 'Brand Centre'
  • Unlimited access to our E-learning system, COACH
  • AED3000 + VAT
  • 5 day initial induction in Dubai Head Office
  • 24 weeks self-study through our e-learning platform COACH

Meet our training team

Our trainers and coaches deliver best-in-class training, setting you firmly on the path to a successful new career as a work from home travel agent. Your initial training is in small groups covering all aspects of running your own successful travel agency franchise.

What you’ll learn using our tried and tested techniques:

  • How to find and retain repeat customers
  • How to successfully market your business
  • How to use our in-house digital booking platform
  • How to maximise your income using our proven business model.

Got a question?

  1. It’s understandable if you do. Here’s the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions:

Q: Do you provide leads?

Jim Eastwood, Global Sales Director

"We don’t provide leads, as our model builds repeat business from your trusted relationships - family, friends, colleagues, your network - not from poor-quality, cold leads"

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Q: Will I have my own website?

Was Haq, Digital & Innovation Director

"We’ll help you create your own profile page on the Travel Counsellors website, support you with social media to build your business, and give you analytics to monitor performance"

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What are the benefits of a franchise business?

Maggie Bootsman
Maggie Bootsman, UAE General Manager

"Our business model has the scope to support you. You have the independence of being a business owner without going it alone. "

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Interested in becoming a Travel Counsellor?

It's a big decision, that's why we're on hand to help you.

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