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About Our Travel School


As a long-time leader in travel education and job procurement, 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, ticket agent, travel agent, cruise line, tour company, car rental, and resort employment. The Travel Academy will provide you with complete, up-to-date knowledge and the skills to launch an exciting, rewarding and fulfilling career with opportunities that span the globe.

Our travel school is located at 3140 Neil Armstrong Blvd #220, 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 July of 1984 as American College of Travel, the first travel school dedicated to the travel industry. Our successful program incorporates travel industry training with a hands-on, role-playing approach for travel industry employment, plus we work with you until you are hired.

Office Hours


The Travel Academy is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 141.21 to 141.32. 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

New Office Location

The Travel Academy is newly located at

3140 Neil Armstrong Blvd
Suite 220
Eagan, MN. 55121

Our main office consists of a receptionist area, 4 employee offices, back office area, and storage. In addition, there are 3 separate classroom training areas that can train up to 24 students per class with an instructor desk. The Travel Academy has approximately 4,000 square feet.  

The Travel Academy has the following equipment:

72 computers with high speed internet access that provide:
1. Worldspan, the reservation system for airlines, car rentals, and hotels.
2. "Viasinc" which is a system that emulates the other 3 airline reservation systems: SABRE, APOLLO, and AMADEUS.
3. In addition, we offer other travel industry booking engines for cruises and tour packages.

3 overhead projectors
3 DVD players & 3 TVS
Various travel reference books: Hotel, cruises, tours, and brochures on various destinations, travel planners.
5 HP laser printers
HP server for in class and virtual student instructional materials and testing.
HP ML 330 internet/server for virtual student instruction.
Cannon PTZ color cameras and Ciprotelecom video conference system with ClearnOne two way voice conference-bridge for remote students.
3 megapixel video camera for internet access for full motion video for up to 10 remote students.