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As a long-time leader in travel education and job placement, we are uniquely experienced in delivering quality education with unlimited employment opportunities. Our programs include a comprehensive introduction to the travel industry, with an emphasis on flight attendant, travel agent, cruise line and airport employment. The Travel Academy will provide you with complete, up-to-date knowledge and the skills to launch an exciting and rewarding career with opportunities that span the globe. Our ever-growing list of hired graduates says it all!

Our Location

3140 Neil Armstrong Blvd. Suite 220 Graduation
Eagan, MN 55121

General Information

The Travel Academy is a proprietary school in compliance with the requirements of the Federal Trade Commission. We opened our doors in 1984 and became one of the first schools dedicated solely to the travel industry. Our successful program incorporates travel industry training with a hands-on, interactive approach for travel industry employment- plus we work with you until you are hired!

Office Hours

Monday & Friday- 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
Tuesday-Thursday- 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday- 9:00 AM–6:00 PM

The Travel Academy is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. The Travel Academy does not accept credits from prior training. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education 
1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108

Our main office consists of a receptionist area, four employee offices, back office area, and storage. In addition, there are six separate classroom training areas that can accommodate up to 24 students per class with an instructor desk. The Travel Academy's facility is approximately 4,000 square feet and contains the following equipment:

  • 96 computers with high speed internet access that provide:

         - Worldspan- the reservation system for airlines, car rentals, and hotels
         - Viasinc- a system that emulates airline reservation systems such as SABRE, APOLLO, and AMADEUS 

  • 6 overhead projectors 
  • 6 DVD players & 3 televisions
  • Various travel reference books: Hotel, cruises, tours, and brochures on various destinations, travel planners 
  • 8 HP laser printers
Chase M. - November 2014
Flight Attendant / Mesa Airlines (United Airlines/US Airways carrier)

"My experience at The Travel Academy was amazing, and this place has turned me from a boy to a professional. I love this place, and if I could tell anyone good advice, I would tell them that The Travel Academy will lead them to positive results."