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Becoming a Travel AgentDoes travel to places such as Hong Kong, Machu Picchu, London, Rome and Morocco sound good to you? Would you like to dine in quaint restaurants along the Seine or wander down ancient alleys in Istanbul? If so, becoming a travel agent is a great career choice for you.

Use these valuable ASTA resources to launch your career as a first class travel agent:

Becoming a Travel Agent” is a comprehensive, 26-page booklet that will open up your eyes to the exciting and fast-paced world of a professional travel agent.

This educational and entertaining guide will teach you about the travel industry in general and the specifics on beginning your satisfying career as a professional travel agent, all while saving you hours and hours of searching online for information that may or may not be reliable.

Backed by ASTA, you can trust the information in “Becoming a Travel Agent,” as it helps you decide if a rewarding job as a professional travel agent is in your future.

  • Download this PDF and discover a new career with unlimited horizons for just $9.95.
  • Video - webinar recording by ASTA members on how to become a travel agent

** As of May 9, 2014 ** Booklet includes a $50 off discount code for Travel Leaders of Tomorrow's Travel Agent Training - Module One: Exploring the World of Travel– Welcome to the Travel Industry, Geography, Travel Technology and Qualifying the Client.

ASTA's Career Center

Whether you are a seasoned travel consultant looking to advance your career or a recent graduate looking for an entry level position, the ASTA Career Center has a variety of quality travel, tourism and hospitality jobs available. Start your search today.


Travel School Directory

Find a Travel School to get you the training to begin you on your career. Many schools offer correspondence courses and/or online classes so you can study from virtually anywhere.

If you still have questions, feel free to contact us for information on how to become a travel agent. We will be happy to give you directions on how to start a career in the exciting world of travel!


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