Cruise Planners December LB 2017

Germany Specialist Program (Destination Germany)

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Sponsor: German National Tourist Office (GNTO) in conjunction with Travel Agent Magazine.

Overview of Program: This specialist program is intended to whet your appetite for visiting Germany and offering it as a destination to your clients. They provide details on what could be called the “top 20” favorite places to stay in Germany for American visitors. In addition, they offer details of the historic towns and cities belonging to the “Historic Highlights” and “Magic Cities” organizations to charm and delight both you and your clients. The course also includes a map of Germany, culture and sightseeing opportunities, events, hospitality and a special section on soccer in Germany and the World Cup. Phone numbers, addresses and links to tourism web sites dedicated to the travel industry are also provided to help you in planning travel to Germany. Once you have completed the online Final Exam you will be qualified as a German Specialist.

Eligibility Requirements: Open to all travel agents who register with Travel Agent University ( and enroll in the on-line class.

Benefits: The Destination Germany Specialist graduate benefits include: Destination Germany Specialist Diploma, a chance to win overnight hotel stays in Germany, priority invitation for fam trips, priority invitation to Destination Germany Road Shows, priority invitation to the Germany Travel Mart and graduates will be listed in the GNTO’s website as Destination Germany Specialist agents.

Cost: FREE to TA University registrants