You're in the right place, and now is the time to start discovering! With traveling becoming more complex due to the pandemic, a Travel Advisor's need is increasing as consumers seek advice more than ever to help plan their trips. Also, with the economy continuing to shift, it's a great idea to explore additional or alternative income sources.
The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is the epicenter of the travel agency industry and the first stop on your journey to exploring this exciting profession.
An Advisor/Instructor lead 12-week course offered online through Wake Tech, North Carolina’s largest community college. Taught by an ASTA Advisor and certified professor this course will walk you through what you need to be an advisor. The class is full, please check back for the details on the next seminar's start date.
Believe it or not, they do a whole lot more than booking travel. The newly refreshed Roadmap to Becoming a Travel Advisor will dive into the nitty-gritty of the industry, how a Travel Advisor makes money, and steps on finding a job or starting your own business.
If you like to travel, why not make it your business? Get a preview of what you’re going to learn during this course with our free preview!
Looking for a short overview of the travel agency industry, but ready to jump into the coursework? Check out our 44-page handbook, "Career Overview: Becoming a Travel Advisor".
ASTA revamped Career Center is the place to look for travel, tourism, and hospitality jobs available. Whether you've are a seasoned travel consultant seeking to advance your career, or you're new to the industry looking for your start in the industry, start your search today!
Take your professional development and education a step further through a travel school. Our member travel schools are a great place to get started.
If you still have questions, feel free to contact us for information on how to become a travel advisor. We will be happy to give you directions on how to start a career in the exciting world of travel!