Travel Aviation

Travel Counsellors offer a route of entry exclusively to help ex-airline crew to launch a business in retail travel in the UAE

Continue your career in travel after you stop flying

This is designed to support ex-air crew who are looking to turn their experience into a business. Bringing a wealth of long-haul destination knowledge as well as a natural flair for delivering exceptional levels of customer service.

For our Travel Aviation training course, you’ll:

  • You must have at least 3 years’ experience as long haul crew
  • You must have left the industry no more than 3 years ago
  • Have a thorough understanding of the travel industry, but will need to hone your business skills
  • Be a people person with a highly service-orientated mentality

Are you ex-airline crew? Looking to continue your career in travel?

Travel Counsellors delve deeper into our route of entry exclusively to help ex-airline crew to launch a business in retail travel in the UAE.

The opportunity to run a business as a Travel Counsellor here is the UAE is unique and for many people it’s a platform to turn their passion for travel and personal travel experience into a commercial enterprise.

As ex-cabin crew myself I know the value of this expertise and with many of my friends and I having lived in The UAE for such a long time we are well established and well networked which really helps when setting up your own business here.

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Hear what our Travel Counsellors have to say:

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 customers for life.

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Freedom and flexibility

“Travel Counsellors has been absolutely fantastic and the support that I’ve had has been amazing. I can’t think of any other job where I’d get the support and the help if I need it yet work around my own hours.”

Discover the freedom to work in your own way

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

For AED8,000 + VAT we’ll provide the following:

  • 10 days’ initial classroom-based learning in Dubai
  • Expert delivery from our accredited trainers
  • Learning and development tools including our innovative e-learning platform, Coach
  • IATA & Trade License
  • A Lenovo laptop with Microsoft windows installed
  • Access to our marketing online platform to purchase branded materials from our 'Brand Centre'
  • Our unique Travel Trust; one of the best consumer protections in the industry
  • 8,000 + VAT
  • 25-week training course
  • 10-day office training
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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 questions that come up the most:

How much does it cost to set up as a travel consultant?

Kirsten Hughes, UK Managing Director

"The cost to set up depends on the travel training programme you join us on. All our costs are highly competitive and superb value for money compared to setting up a business on your own."

How do I grow my travel business with Travel Counsellors?

Jim Eastwood, Global Sales Director

"We encourage you to grow your business by building strong relationships with customers and asking for referrals. We give you the advice and support you to do this, as well as lots of tools to help with marketing and networking."

How will I promote my travel business?

Matt Harding, Head of Franchise Sales

"Our Marketing team create brochures, emails, blogs, social media assets and more which you can send directly to customers. Our ILM-qualified Business Development Coaches are also there to help with networking and asking for referrals."

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