All about the Course – An introduction
IATA Consultant in Travel and Tourism Certificate –
The IATA/UFTAA Consultant course will give you an in-depth knowledge and skills to sell travel through consultative status, became a travel consultant specialist by learning approaches to travel and tourism.
The Consultant in Travel and Tourism Diploma is a global qualification and certifies that the holder has achieved an in-depth knowledge of professional competence. Successfully completing the examination you will be qualified with the Consultant in Travel and Tourism Diploma and entitled to use the letters DTTC (Diploma in Travel & Tourism Consultant) after you name.
The course is recommended for students, who completed the foundation course, Travel consultants, Reservations and sales staff members in airline, tour operator and agency, Airline fare experts and consolidators.
The Value of an IATA qualification
- Industry’s leader of international travel professional training.
- World-wide recognitions and acceptance.
- A High standard of training and a reliable brand.
- More than 30 years of training experience.
- Key to upgrade your professional competence or to start a carrier in the industry.
Course Content Overview
The 9 modules in the Consultant level will provide you with an in depth understanding of the travel and tourism industry the practicalities of the travel professional role in this industry.
- Gain In-depth Knowledge of the most popular international travel & tourism destinations.
- Attend quires and advice on rail, bus, coaches, various accommodation cruises and tours.
- Interpret IATA resolutions as they apply to accredited travel agencies.
- Adopt effective selling skills in consultancy roles.
- Construct more complex fare & routing and manage ticket exchange.
- Follow the BSP (Billing and Settlement Plan) Procedures.
A pass mark of 60% is required in a single papers examination receive Consultant in Travel and Tourism Diploma and 85% for distinction to receive a Diploma with Distinction.
|Eligibility:||Boys & Girls with Foundation Diploma/more then 1 year work experience in travel industry|
|Age:||18 and Above|
|Examination:||1st week of MARCH / JUNE / SEPTEMBER / DECEMBER|
|Class Timings:||07:30– 09:30AM, 10:00-12:30PM, 05:00-07:00PM MON to SAT. Weekend batches|
|Registration:||Open throughout the year|
|Job Opportunities:||Travel Manager, Travel consultant in MNC, Reservations/Ticketing/Sales Departments in Airlines, Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Cruise Liners, Travel Counters in Luxury Hotels/Resorts/Palaces – WORLDWIDE|
GEOGRAPHY in Travel planning 2
- Advanced Geography In Marketing and Selling Travel
- The world’s Continent’s and Human Diversity
- Major Natural Geographical Features
- The Effect of Climate on Travel
- Major World Tourist Destination and Attractions
Land Transport Rail 2
- Luxury Trains
- Rails Passes
- Some More Itineraries
- Tickets and Fares
- Conditions of carriage
- More About Rail Travel
Land Transport Bus and Coach
- Systems, Services and Quality of Road Passenger Transport
- Travel planning
- Travel in North America
- Travel In Brittan and Europe
- Travel In New eland
- Travel on Other Continents
Accommodation (Other than Hotels)
- Understanding Today’s Sophisticated Traveller
- Know Your Product
- Building your Information Database
- Make yourself a Valuable resource for Clients
Water Transport Cruise 2
- History of Cursing
- Major Cruise Destinations and Associated Itineraries
- The Cruise Product, Categories and Duration
- Types of Cruise Ships and Price Categories
- The Cruise Ship as a Resort
- Understanding and Using Cruise Brochures
- Making Reservations and Handling Ticketing and Administrative Procedures
- Understanding and Explaining the Conditions of Carriage
Tour Production and Group Travel
- Tour Production
- Customization of Individual Tours using Printed Materials
- Tour Documents
- Tour Pricing, Presentation and Sales
- Group Travel
Law and Regulations
- Key Issues Regarding Country Laws
- The Relationship Between IATA and travel Agency-The IATA Passenger Sales Agency Agreement
- Travel Agents Association
- Adapting to Changes in Travel Sales
- The Travel Sale Process
- Selling Travel Through Different Media
- Recognizing Buying Influences in Large Account Sales
- Selling Travel Insurance
Air Fares and Ticketing 2
- Review of the Fare Selection Criteria
- Currency Rules and Rounding Procedures
- OW Fare Component Steps and checks
- Special Mileage Provisions
- RT/CT/RW Fare Construction
- Expectations to the HIP and Other checks
- Journeys with Surface Sectors
- Normal Fare Open Jaw Construction
- Journey VS Pricing Unit Concept
- Lowest Combination Principal
- Limitations on Indirect Travel
- Review of Taxes, Fees and Charges
- Mixed Class Travel
Ticket Exchange Voids and Refunds