The Travel Institute reports that through December 31, travel professionals can purchase any Destination or Lifestyle Specialist course for $39. This price is valid on courses in print or PDF and includes testing. Travel Institute members save an additional 10 percent, the institute says.
Destination Specialist (DS) courses provide key information travel professionals need to create the kinds of experiences clients expect. Destination courses include; Alaska, Caribbean, European Culture and Heritage, France, Hawaii, India, Mexico, North America, Northern and Central Europe, Southern Europe, Spain and St. Lucia.
Lifestyle Specialist (LS) courses focus on the most popular niche markets and help travel professionals create action plans to grow their specialty business. Lifestyle courses include; Accessible Travel, Adventure Travel, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Golf Travel, Honeymoons and Destination Weddings, Luxury Travel, Skiing, Spas, Sustainable Travel, Villas.
“Our specialist courses have always been very popular and have helped agents enhance their knowledge and discover new marketing and selling techniques. We are launching our Specialist Spectacular program to make it more affordable for agents to take advantage of these comprehensive resources,” said Patty Noonan, director of sales.