Welcome to the TravelCampus student catalog. TravelCampus is a leading online travel education training provider. All courses are administered by a licensed travel partner. Click on "Register" for a listing of schools offering TravelCampus courses and their course pricing.

Each course will take between 20 and 30 hours to complete and may be done at your own pace. The following is part of your online course and is included in your registration fee: Instruction, Exams, Discussion Questions, Email Support, and Certificate of Completion.

For those wishing an overview of the travel industry, we recommend the Taking Off In Travel Course. It is the perfect course to introduce you to a variety of travel products and careers in travel and tourism.

A complete list of available courses and descriptions:

Taking Off In Travel
This course provides an overview of the basics of the travel industry and career opportunities available. Enjoy a fun, realistic presentation of: air travel, car rentals, hotel accommodations, rail travel, tours, and cruises. Group travel, incentive travel, meetings and conventions, in-bound tourism, international travel and niche travel are also discussed. There will be opportunities for learning activities as well as exercises and thought-provoking case studies to aid in applying the principles presented.
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ARC Documents
Prerequisite courses: Air Reservations and Air Fares U.S. Domestic
Here is your ticketing course. Your air traveler will need a ticket and boarding pass to board the aircraft at departure time. The airline tickets used for air travel in the United States are issued, controlled and processed through an Area Settlement Plan administered by the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC). Here you will cover the ticketing types, forms, policies and procedures per the ARC as well as forms of payment, refunds and exchanges.
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Air Fares
Prerequisite course: Air Reservations

Learn the air fare terms, codes, fare construction principles and fare application rules necessary to find, interpret and apply the lowest applicable fare to your clients’ air itinerary. Practice the interpretation of the multiple air transportation taxes and fees applicable to air travel. Air fares are historically difficult to interpret and apply. This course presents the basics in a simple format with many applications to allow you to become proficient.
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Air Reservations
Gain the product knowledge and skills (with the exception of automated reservations) needed to research, plan and book air travel. You will learn the terminology, the policies and the procedures of airline travel and airline reservations. While the sale of air travel is no longer the major revenue producer for travel professionals, it is a vital part of the travel industry as the most used mode of transportation to business destinations and highly used mode to vacation/leisure destinations. Therefore, becoming an expert on the product, airline policies and procedures as well as reservations policies and procedures is essential to your success.
Canadian course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Automated Air Fares and Tickets
Prerequisite course: Automated Air Reservations

You will learn to find the lowest applicable fare for your client as you utilize the Computer Reservation System (CRS) Sabre® or Apollo© to display fares between city pairs. The Sabre® or Apollo© pricing systems will calculate the total fare, including fees and taxes for the simplest and most complex domestic air itineraries. You will be using RTS©, a hands on Computer Reservation System (CRS) simulation of Sabre® or Apollo© in conjunction with the online tutorial. Each lesson combines selections from proven Sabre® or Apollo© texts with helpful hints and instruction to most effectively use the realistic simulator, RTS© Sabre® or RTS© Apollo©. You will learn and practice the basic functions of Sabre® or Apollo© as used by travel professionals pricing air travel. Exercises and drills will improve your proficiency and speed. You will master the skills necessary to quote fares and price automated travel reservations. Available in U.S. or Canadian versions. Note: Each course requires a new software download. RTS© is only Windows compatible but may be utilized on a Mac using Virtual PC.
Canadian course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Automated Air Reservations
You will learn to book air reservations using RTS©, a hands on Computer Reservation System (CRS) simulation of Sabre® or Apollo© in conjunction with the online tutorial. Each lesson combines selections from a proven Sabre® or Apollo© text with helpful hints and instruction to most effectively use the realistic simulator, RTS© Sabre® or Apollo©. You will learn and practice the basic functions of Sabre® or Apollo© as used by travel professionals planning and booking air travel. Exercises and drills will improve your proficiency and speed. You will master the skills necessary to make, maintain, change, and cancel automated travel reservations. Available in U.S. or Canadian versions. Note: Each course requires a new software download. RTS© is only Windows compatible but may be utilized on a Mac using Virtual PC.
Canadian course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Automated Car Rental and Hotel Accommodations
Prerequisite course: Automated Air Reservations
You will learn to research, select and book car rentals and hotel rooms using RTS©, a hands on Computer Reservation System (CRS) simulation available for Sabre® or Apollo© in conjunction with the online tutorial. Each lesson combines selections from proven Sabre® or Apollo© texts with helpful hints and instruction to most effectively use the realistic simulator, RTS© Sabre® or RTS© Apollo©. You will learn and practice the basic functions of Sabre® or Apollo© as used by travel professionals booking car and hotel arrangements. Exercises and drills will improve your proficiency and speed. You will master the skills necessary to make, maintain, change, and cancel automated car and hotel reservations. Available in U.S. or Canadian versions. Note: Each course requires a new software download. RTS© is only Windows compatible but may be utilized on a Mac using Virtual PC.
Canadian course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Computer Reservations System Worldspan®
Become proficient in an automation systems used by airlines and their authorized agents. Learn and practice the basic functions of Worldspan® as used by travel professionals to plan and book air travel. Create multiple PNRs (Passenger Name Records) as you master the basics of booking and maintaining your clients' air travel. Exercises will improve your proficiency and speed. This course is designed to be used with the Worldpsan® reservation system. Access to this system IS NOT provided with this course.
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Destination Geography
This course presents the travel and tourism destinations that are regularly top sellers, according to the American Society of Travel Agents. These are the states of Florida, Nevada, New York, Hawaii, California, Washington D.C., Alaska and Illinois; the provinces of British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec in Canada; and the countries of England, France, Italy, Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Ireland and Australia. Maps are presented with an orientation to location of each destination. The course treats physical, locational and cultural geography as a travel sales product. A good world atlas can greatly aid you in your study of Destination Geography.
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Developing Specialty Vacation Packages -
This timely course is designed to assist you, the travel professional, in preparing a sellable niche market vacation package. Think about the possibilities when you can provide your clients with a product that will help them live out their dreams and restore their mind, body and spirit. Not to mention how much fun designing a vacation package can be, especially when you have a passion for the destination. Being enthusiastic about your own product is a natural marketing and sales tool.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit
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Destination Geography ~ Europe
This course presents the travel and tourism destinations that are in Europe. These include England, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia and Austria. Maps are presented with an orientation to location of each destination. The course treats physical, locational and cultural geography as a travel sales product. Interactivity included in the course — video clips, self-correcting quizzes, map games and audio clips — provides additional learning activities.
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Developing Specialty Vacation Packages -
This timely course is designed to assist you, the travel professional, in preparing a sellable niche market vacation package. Think about the possibilities when you can provide your clients with a product that will help them live out their dreams and restore their mind, body and spirit. Not to mention how much fun designing a vacation package can be, especially when you have a passion for the destination. Being enthusiastic about your own product is a natural marketing and sales tool.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit
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Fares and Tickets International
Prerequisite courses: Air Reservations and Air Fares

International air travel has expanded exponentially in the past decade and promises to continue to grow. This course will provide you with the skills required to meet the needs of your international air travelers. These skills include an understanding of the two basic international faring systems, mileage and routing as well as currency procedures, including the use of the fictitious currency, Neutral Units of Construction. You will learn to interpret all the data found in the faring and pricing information in the CRSs and as printed on international tickets. This includes international fare basis codes, base fares, taxes, surcharges, currency codes and mileage principle coding as applicable.
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Front Desk Agent
Participants are guided through the historical context, terminology, telephone techniques, room reservations, check-in and check-out procedures, guest inquiries, complaints, accounting administrative tasks performed by hotel front desk agents. Participants will experience the physical stamina required as a front desk agent multi tasks and trouble shoots each client contact.
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Ground Transportation
You will find car rental a relatively simple product to sell and book and commissions are reasonable. Some seventy percent of North Americans travel by car while vacationing. Learn the basics of the product, policies, procedures, codes, pricing and distribution. Rail travel recaptures the image of a different time and appeals to many leisure travelers. This study focuses on Amtrak, VIA Rail, BritRail and Eurail, the types of train accommodations, services and fare structure.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Honeymoon & Destination Wedding Course  
While honeymoons have long been one of the most enjoyable trips to plan, the recent trend toward destination weddings has provided travel professionals with new opportunities and new challenges. Our course helps you master both kinds of travel and provide the background to grow this segment of your business.

The eight-modulecourse covers all aspects of romance travel — from the basic components of today's destination wedding and honeymoon bookings and the secrets of working with key client demographics (e.g., Millennials, same-sex couples) to proven techniques for marketing and promoting oneself as a romance travel specialist and resolving common issues that crop up with these clients (e.g., price shoppers and "tire kickers").

This course includes the following:

  • The latest statistics and research you can apply to help you build a successful travel specialty
  • Important new trends in destination weddings
  • Updated information about the most popular wedding destinations and their legal requirements for marriage
  • New information about how to use social media most effectively to promote your honeymoon business
  • Study materials, testing, and Experiential Tour
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Hotels and Lodging
Earn great commissions by booking your clients’ hotel accommodations. Learn the basics of the hotel product, rate structure, property and room classifications, codes, published and automated resources and non-automated reservations procedures. Identify your guests’ preferences, learn the variables that affect prices, select the right hotel for any given client.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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International Travel
International travel is becoming more and more commonplace as businesses become more global. No longer is it the seasoned travel professional that handles international travel bookings. Gain the knowledge needed to research, plan and prepare to travel internationally. You will learn the terminology, the policies and the procedures of international travel. This includes determining documentation needed, currency and exchange rates, time zones, health concerns, safety issues, and what to expect upon return. Opportunities for application of knowledge are provided throughout the course.
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Local Tour Guide
This course will teach you the background of local tour guiding and the many roles of a tour guide. You will create a personal file with tour commentary for a local tour destination of your choice. You will develop the ability to create files and commentary for other tour destinations. In addition you will learn the administrative tasks for a local tour and then deliver the tour commentary you've created.
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Selling Vacation Packages and Tours
Earn great commissions by booking vacation packages and tours, one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. Learn the basics of the tour product, components of tours, tour destinations, types of vacation packages and tours, print and electronic resources and non-automated tour booking procedures. Understand the function of tour operators and wholesalers. Identify your clients' needs and preferences, and book the right vacation package for any given client.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Small Group Tour Leadership -
This timely course is designed to assist you, the travel professional, in becoming a small group tour leader. Determine if you have the skills, knowledge, abilities and traits you need to be an effective tour leader. Study tour leader roles and responsibilities. Learn conflict-resolution skills and prepare to manage a tour group. See how to polish your resume and market yourself to find a tour leader position within the industry and become a "Leader of the Pack."
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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The Cruise Market
Earn great commissions by booking cruises, one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. Learn the basics of the cruise product, cruise classifications, destinations, types of cruises, print resources and non-automated reservations procedures. Identify your clients' needs and preferences, learn the variables that are available in cruising and select and book the right cruise for any given client.
Course receives one, level one ACTA credit.
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Travel Sales and Trends
Enjoy expected as well as surprising sales techniques and new approaches as you explore and practice them. Included you will find telephone business manners, listening skills, and tools for targeting the traveler. Discover successful sales steps for telephone reservations agents as well as for the travel professional working with clients one on one. Trends in the industry include the use of the Web for a variety of travel resources as well as current information on possible careers in the industry. This is an excellent introduction to the program.
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  Event Management Courses

Intro to Event & Meeting Planning
EVNT 1010

This introductory course acquaints students with the common components of well executed meetings and events. Course introduces site selection, food/beverage, audio visual, contracts, industry overview and career possibilities.
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Site Selection/Negotiation/Law
EVNT 1100

This course outlines the key elements to successful site selection, negotiation issues/techniques, contract provisions/analysis & diverse industry contracts. Legal issues unique to the meeting industry will be identified.
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Transportation & Housing
EVNT 1200

The logistics of air and ground transportation and hotel arrangements will be discussed. Students will learn trade strategies to make informed decisions leading to a successful meeting experience.
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Event Registration
EVNT 1300

This course will introduce students to various registration systems and keys to selecting the best registration method. Students will learn the process to make informed decisions.
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Food & Beverage Mgnt
EVNT 1400

Learn a systematic approach to evaluating meeting objectives and group needs as they relate to menu design, pricing structures, guarantee strategies, negotiation items and overall information about food and beverage services.
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Hotel Sales & Operations
EVNT 1500

Students will be introduced to the principles and procedures of hotel sales and operations by taking part in "learn by doing" activities. Networking, building internal & external relationships and selling techniques will also be taught.
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Special Events
EVNT 1600

Students will be provided with the tools needed to hold effective special events. Venues including meetings, conferences, exhibits, fairs, trade shows, international events, weddings, etc. will be addressed.
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Non-Profit Event Planning
EVNT 1700

Course will focus on planning successful special events for non-profit organizations. Course will explore fund-raising breakfasts, black tie galas, festivals, auctions, golf tournaments, fashion shows, concerts and soirees.
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Money Management for Event Planners
EVNT 1800

Course will introduce essential tools needed to prepare a budget for events of all sizes, information gathering, analyzing goals/objectives and preparing and communicating presentations to clients.
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IATA Courses

Introduction to the BSP System and BSP Language
This module is important for working travel professionals who sell passenger airline travel through the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) or for students planning a career in travel.

The objective of this module is to make learners familiar with the BSP system, BSP processes and common BSP language. This module will explain what the BSP is, how it works and the benefits of the BSP for a travel agency.
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Introduction to BSPlink
This introductory module is designed to be a cost effective solution to update or grasp the functionality of the online portal called BSPlink. The course will enable travel agent users to explain what BSPlink is, access manuals and newsletters in BSPlink, Access the BSPlink portal, understand Basic and Enhanced access to BSPlink, access email alerts, manage sub users, download reports and files and communications from BSP and airlines.
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BSP Standard Traffic Documents and Procedures
This introductory module is designed to be a cost effective solution to understand the different Standard Traffic Documents (STD) and other accountable forms in use in the BSP system. The course will enable travel agent users to understand Ticketing Authority, know the main Standard Traffic Documents used in the BSP system, issue a virtual MPD, issue refunds, understand Document Enquiries and accept credit card payments for commercial transactions.
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BSP Agent Billing Reports and Procedures
This Module will familiarize you with the BSP Agent Billing Reports and procedures. It will provide students with an understanding of the standard and optional BSP Agent Billing Repors and files, and correct any discrepancies, if and when they occur.

The BSP Reporting Calendar for Agents and the range of Billing Reports available for the Agents in the BSP system are covered along with details of the BSP Agent Billing Reports and to request a correction for any discrepancies discovered.
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BSP Agent Remittance Procedures
This Module will provide an understanding of the BSP Agent Remittance process and show how to identify BSP settlement documents and correct discrepancies, if any.

The Reporting Calendar for Agents is shown along with how to find and verify the amount an Agent owes to the BSP, how to know when the amount is due and what to do if the amount due does not seem to be correct.

The importance of timely Remittance will be explained, as well as the consequences of failing to settle by Remittance Date.
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BSP Agent Best Practices and Common Solutions
This Module will identify common issues encountered by Agents with reporting and remittance to the BSP and provide solutions to key questions Agents ask about BSPlink.

The module provides a practical preparation for working in reporting and remittance to BSP in a travel business.
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BSP Essentials for Travel Agents: Final Examination
The Final Examination contains 50 questions covering training content presented in all six modules of the BSP Essentials for Travel Agents course.
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Social Media for the Travel Industry This three module course is geared towards travel professionals wanting to learn more about Social Media / Social Networking / Social Selling and how to use it in their business, but may not have a large budget or time to get to grips with just what this new phenomenon is. Social Media is the fastest growing selling tool in any company's marketing arsenal, the travel industry is no exception.

View a brief description of the course HERE.
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How Do I Begin?

Go to Registration.
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