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Ready to unleash your potential?

Calling all budding travel entrepreneurs - win a place on our Travel Academy programme worth £5k!

Our Travel Trailblazers programme

  1. Do you have an innovative new idea for a travel business? Do you want to be your own boss? Are you driven, ambitious, and have a genuine passion for travel?
  2. If you answered yes to all of those questions and have left full-time education within the last 5 years, or have less than 5 years of work experience, we have a fantastic opportunity for you.
  3. As the longest-standing franchise in the UK, we’re on a mission to strengthen our global community of over 2,000 travel experts with some of the brightest and best young talent, so we’re re-launching our graduate scheme for 2024.
  4. We’re giving away up to ten places on our Travel Academy programme worth £5k! Our Travel Academy is designed to help people with no industry experience launch their own Travel Counsellors franchise on a full-time basis.
  5. As a Travel Counsellor, you'll run a home-based travel business, crafting unforgettable, bespoke trips for your customers. Best of all, there are no sales targets, your earnings are 100% uncapped, and you have the freedom to work from wherever you like!

Learn more about what we can offer you

Find out more about what you could win, and hear from Emily Coles, one of our successful candidates from last year. Emily has since gone on to become our youngest-ever business owner - and you could soon be following in her footsteps.

What you'll get

This is what we'll provide when you come on board through our Academy programme.

  • 6-month training and onboarding programme
  • 10 days’ virtual classroom + 6 months ongoing training delivered by our expert training team
  • A personal mentor for your first 6 months of business
  • Learning and development tools including our innovative e-learning platform, Discover
  • Compliance training and accreditation including ATOL bonding and all licensing
  • Our unique Travel Trust to protect your customers financially
  • 12-month ITT (Institute of Travel & Tourism) membership
  • CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) membership
  • Credit to spend on personalised merchandise or stationery
  • Worth £5k - but you'll get it for free!
Get in touch to find out more about the application process

Sorry, applications have now closed!

  1. Sorry, applications for our 2024 Travel Trailblazers programme have now closed
  2. We're always on the lookout for the brightest new talent, so keep an eye out for next year's programme.