Travel Academy

Are you passionate about travel and seeking an inspiring new career? You’re in the right place.

What experience do I need?

There’s no need to worry if you’re new to the travel industry. Our online travel training has been developed specifically to help those without industry experience get the knowledge and support they need to take their first steps as a Travel Counsellor.

You don’t need to be an existing travel agent to enroll in the Travel Academy, you just need:

  • An entrepreneurial mindset, a passion for travel and be over the age of 18
  • The drive and commitment to set up and build your own business, recognising this is a full-time commitment
  • Outstanding customer service skills, a caring nature and a can-do attitude
  • To be brilliant with people, on the phone and when networking

Ready to find out more?

Meet our Travel Academy Travel Counsellors

With the training and support provided by our Dubai support office, having no previous experience in travel is no barrier to success as a Travel Counsellor. Hear from two Travel Counsellors who joined us through our Travel Academy.

"The support is everywhere."

Before joining our Travel Academy, Drew was worried about going it alone. Instead, with the backing of our support centre experts, he has everything he needs to run his own business with confidence.

"It makes me so much happier."

Anna joined us after a career in IT sales, and has finally found the work-life balance that she had been searching for. Find out how the freedom and flexibility of running her own business has changed her life.

What does being a Travel Counsellor include?

For your start-up investment, we’ll provide the following:

  • Six-month training and onboarding programme
  • 10 days’ virtual classroom plus six months of ongoing training
  • Training delivered by our expert team
  • A personal business coach for your first six months of business
  • Learning and development tools, including our innovative e-learning platform, Discover
  • A laptop and our booking platform, Phenix
  • from AED8,000 +VAT
  • 10 days virtual training

Best-in-class training

With an average of 15 years’ experience, our accredited 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.

Initial training is delivered in small groups covering all aspects of running your own travel agency franchise. Here’s what you’ll learn using our tried and tested techniques:

  • How the travel industry works
  • How to find and retain repeat customers
  • How to successfully market your business and grow your income
  • How to use our in-house digital booking platform, Phenix.

Are you ready to become a Travel Counsellor?

Ready to become a Travel Counsellor? We’ll give you all support you need to get your travel career off to a flying start. If you’d like to learn more before you get started, get in touch with one of our experts.

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