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Wed., Dec. 7th, 2022
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM MST

Hilton Scottsdale
Resorts & Vilas

6333 N. Scottsdale Rd.,

Scottsdale, AZ 85250



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Do you Love to travel

Ever think of turning that passion into a fun, fulfilling, and lucrative career – but not sure where to start? Your Roadmap to becoming a Successful Travel Advisor is Here… 

As a time-honored international travel brand established more than 50 years ago, we are thrilled to present our new Travel Advisor Startup program and to kick it off with FREE full-day seminars for prospective new travel advisors designed to be your step-by-step guide on how to start your own travel business. 

Held in conjunction with our CCRA PowerSolutions LIVE Events – this is your golden ticket to the A-B-C’s of becoming a professional and profitable travel planner…and it’s FREE! 


8:30 AM Registration Opens

9:00 AM Welcome - Peter E Pincus

9:15 AM How to start a travel agency - Margie Jordan

What you’ll learn:

  • How to set up your travel business legally. We’ll cover everything from legal structure to understanding the Seller of travel laws and and how we can help cover your business.

  • Avoiding fraud. We’ll share a few best practices on how to avoid fraudulent transactions and why it’s important for your business.

  • Tools you’ll need. Starting a travel business doesn’t require a long list of tech tools each with its own learning curve. We’ll walk you through what you need.

  • How you’ll earn money. This is the exciting part! We’ll cover the basics of earning commission, sales volume and fees. Discover your revenue and even a few reward opportunities.

  • Building relationships. The travel suppliers you decide to do business with can help you with creating a thriving a travel business. We’ll talk about building those relationships and why it’s important.

Travel styles and niches. Every new to the industry travel advisor starts by selling everything. Cruises, hotels, airline tickets, tours, budget trips and even a few luxury trips. It doesn’t take long to discover that one style of travel suits you and your business best. We’ll talk about the many different travel specializations from weddings and honeymoons, luxury travel, family travel and many more.

11:15 AM Break

11:30 AM Supplier Presentations

Hear from some of the best travel suppliers in the industry! You'll learn what they sell and how they can help you grow an amazing travel business.

12:30 PM Lunch

We'll virtually visit Puerto Rico. Discover what the destination offers for you and your clients.

2:00 PM Roundtables

It's like speed dating but with travel suppliers! In this high energy session, you'll meet with travel suppliers in fast round table setting to learn more about the destinations they sell and how they can help your business grow.

3:45 PM Break

4:00 PM Trade Show

Our tradeshow is a casual environment that allows you time to get your specific questions answered from our team and learn more about the travel industry.

5:30 PM Departure

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