European Quartet Specialist Program

Web Address: www.travelagentacademy.com

Sponsor: Travel Agent Academy in partnership with the tourist boards of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Overview of Program: The four neighboring European countries of Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland have teamed with Travel Agent Academy to present an online course designed to provide you with the data necessary to sell this unique travel niche. Becoming a European Quartet Specialist is easy. All you need to do is study each of the four seminars that cover information on each of these four countries at your own pace and correctly answer a few simple quizzes. Once you pass, you will be able to print out a certificate designating you as a European Quartet Specialist, receive all the benefits described below and have all the tools you need to increase sales.

Eligibility Requirements: All US and Canadian travel agents registered with Travel Agent Academy.

Benefits: In addition to becoming a specialist on these top vacation destinations in Europe and being able to provide your customers with comprehensive and thorough information about these destinations, European Quartet specialists enjoy special privileges, including: Free Internet listing as a European Quartet Specialist on the individual country websites, Priority listing for invitations to FAM trips, seminars and events hosted by the European Quartet, free promotional materials and consultant services, and distribution of the list of agent specialists (with contact information) at all European Quartet events held in North America.

Cost: FREE to all travel agents interested in expanding their knowledge base of these four European countries.

Contact: www.travelagentacademy.com or via e-mail support@travelagentacademy.com for information on the specialist program. For more information on European Quartet Specialist benefits, contact the individual countries (Slovakia: Slovak Tourist Board, P.O. Box 35, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, sacr@sacr.sk; CzechTourism USA, info-usa@czechtourism.com; Polish National Tourist Office, 5 Marine View Plaza, Hoboken, NJ 07030, pntonyc@polandtour.org and Hungarian National Tourist Office, info@gotohungary.com).