The ExpertRating Online Travel Agent Course (leading to ExpertRating Travel Agent
If you love to travel and enjoy working with individuals, tour directing, tour guiding, and cruise hosting may be the career for you! As a professional tour director or tour guide, you're hired by tour operators, destination management companies, and incentive houses to escort groups on local programs, domestic tours, international tours, and cruises. You may be on an African safari one week and cruising the Seven Seas the next, earning as much as $1900 per week. If you prefer local work, there’s plenty of opportunity with local tour operators, destination management companies, and receptive services.
You’ll find it challenging, exciting, rewarding, and never, ever dull! The course covers the how-to for part-time and full-time careers. You’ll learn everything you need to be successful and how to acquire a position as a professional tour director, tour guide, and cruise host. This includes procedures for international and domestic airports, hotel and motor coach procedures, attractions, tour briefings, narration, and documentation. Other topics include how to deal with tour members, tour safety, and how to handle emergencies effectively. In addition, you’ll learn about career opportunities and how to gain experience and employers for local, domestic, and international travel careers. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world. Learn how to be part of it today!
This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Cherie Anderson.
ExpertRating Online Travel Agent Course
Cherie Anderson earned her BA at Arizona State University in Secondary Education. She completed her graduate work at California State University of Northridge. She has over 20 years of extensive travel experience throughout the world as an international tour director and cruise host. Her tours have included travel to China, Asia, the South Pacific, North and South America, Europe, and Russia, among other places. Cherie has more than ten years classroom experience training students how to be professional tour directors. Today, her former students can be found escorting tours throughout the world.
Agent Course requirements:
For taking this
instructor led ExpertRating Online Travel Agent Course you need
Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser. The career is open to all ages. In fact, maturity is often an asset. The main requirement for the business is being able to perform the duties of a tour director, which are taught in this class. The tour director should have energy, good health and have the patience to assist the general public.
The ExpertRating Online Travel Agent Course has received overwhelming positive
feedback and reviews from students around the world. Here are a few:
Cherie and thanks for the fantastic education. This was a wonderful program and
I've really learned skills, knowledge and procedures for this new career. I am
working on a resume, Web site, and 10 reasons as per your suggestions. I hope
our paths cross sometime."
most informative and enjoyable course."
excellent course with plenty of details on the duties of the tour director. It
seems that every question was considered and answered in this course. It was
well written and informative. I'd highly recommend this to anyone interested in
getting paid to travel."
really good course. The instructor was knowledgeable and has on-the-job
experience. Supplementary material was useful, and I enjoyed questions on the
a National Board Certified teacher, I did not believe that I would find that an
on-line course could be so informative and so personal at the same time. The
course instructor and the material have been excellent. I am very happy I took
this course! Thank you!!!"
Not enough accolades for Cherie Anderson. I was very impressed with the
instructor's expertise, coverage of topics and insightfulness. She is an assest
to the industry and a creative and helpful resource for all who take her class.
I hope she continues her classes, and would take another class of hers."
Anderson is a wonderful instructor. She didn't leave anything out in this
course. I have the confidence to get the job of my dreams and have a successful
career. Just wish I would have know of this course sooner. Thank you, Janice"
Anderson provided me with invaluable and hard to attain information. I am
confident I can not only confidently pursue a new career, but will secure a job
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Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter
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A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.
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lesson will give you an overview of the
tourism industry, including the
professions of tour directing and tour
guiding. This lesson will talk about the
advantages of tour directing,
characteristics of a professional tour
director, and the types of careers
available, including local, domestic,
international and cruise hosting
positions. You'll soon learn that tour
directing offers a wide variety of
opportunities, and it's a career that's
This lesson will talk about
the types of employers who
hire tour directors and
guides for local, domestic,
and international programs.
You may be working for an
outbound tour operator one
week and an incentive house
the next. You might work on
a day program near home, or
you may find yourself
traveling to exotic locales.
Each company you work for
will offer its own unique
type of program, and this
lesson will help you sort
out exactly what
arrangements might best meet
your needs. This lesson will
also discuss some of the
financial benefits of tour
salaries, commissions, and
this lesson, you'll learn all about
the general expectations and
procedures required in tour
directing and guiding. This lesson
will explain the procedures you'll
need to know for group management,
including announcements and dealing
with tour challenges. This lesson
will also explain the different
types of tour guiding
responsibilities you may encounter.
lesson will talk about narration and
motor coach procedures for local,
domestic, and international
programs. You'll learn how to be a
better tour guide by developing and
delivering exciting and interesting
narration. Then this lesson will
discuss motor coach safety and
procedures for local and
it's time to learn all about
pre-tour planning for multi-day
tours. You'll review each document
in detail and you'll get to see
examples of some of the required
information, including important
documents and lists of supplies.
Then you'll go over a list of
briefing questions to help you in
this lesson, you'll be ready to
start your tour! You'll learn where
and how to meet your potential tour
members depending on the type of
tour or program you want to start.
This lesson will go over a
professional tour briefing that can
be adjusted for all tours, domestic
or international. This is an
extremely important part of every
lesson will explore the day-to-day
responsibilities you'll need to know
about for multi-day tours. It will
discuss each step in detail, as well
as daily announcements and how to
manage optional tours.
lesson will review international
airport procedures. Group check-in
and arrival procedures are important
responsibilities for an
international tour director. This
lesson will go over the necessary
documents and procedures so you can
assist the group with easy and
worry-free departures and arrivals.
Lesson 9 you'll learn all about the
incentive market, which offers local
and travel careers to tour
directors. With an incentive
program, a tour director can work
near home on a part-time or
full-time basis, or travel to exotic
locations all around the world. This
lesson will discuss the tour
director's procedures in depth.
matter how prepared you are,
emergencies can and will happen--the
possibilities include theft,
illness, accident, or even death. A
professional tour director should be
able to handle emergencies anywhere
in the world. So in this lesson,
you'll learn all about handling
anything that goes wrong during a
local, domestic, or even
lesson will discuss the typical tour
challenges that you may encounter on
the job. Whether they're problems
with airlines, tour members, or
other personnel, or problems with
attractions, weather, or
transportation, you'll learn how to
handle all of these, and many more!