Web Address: www.tauniv.com
Sponsor: Ecuador Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Promotional Fund of Ecuador and Travel Agent Magazine.
Overview of Program: You are invited to explore Ecuador’s first Travel Agent Specialist Program. A country only the size of Nevada, Ecuador is one of the most diverse countries in the world and an outstanding sales opportunity for travel agents. This course gives you the opportunity to discover the Galapagos Islands, the Coast, the Andes and Amazon and familiarize yourself with the wide variety of attractions and activities Ecuadors four worlds have to offer. The guide has been created to make planning a trip to Ecuador as easy as possible. In it, you will find in-depth overviews of each region, sample itineraries, as well as useful travel facts and maps. Once you have immersed yourself in the information provided in this online course, take the final exam and you are on your way to being designated an Ecuador Specialist. When you complete this course and become an Ecuador Specialist, you benefit from a variety of services and rewards established to help you sell Ecuador to your clients.
Eligibility Requirements: Open to all travel agents who register for free with Travel Agent University (www.tauniv.com) and enroll in the on-line class.
Benefits: Once you graduate you will receive a specialist diploma and a package of information and sales materials. You will automatically be enrolled in the Ecuador Agent Rewards booking incentive program and entered to win a free trip to Ecuador. You will receive sales leads and invitations to attend workshops and participate in FAM trips to Ecuador.
Cost: FREE to TA University registrants. While TA University offers this comprehensive Ecuador Specialist program for FREE, you can become just a Galapagos Island Specialist by taking the Travel Institute test at a cost of $39.