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We Choose Cruise

Students from both the 120-hour and 300-hour courses visited the Radisson Hotel near the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN for a recruitment presentation by Norwegian Cruise Line. Students used the cruise information that they learned in their training in order to prepare for this day’s events. They also perfected their personal appearance from all of the notes they received yesterday during their “appearance checks.” Indeed, they looked like confident and polished candidates, ready to be employed and do a great job.

As one of the Norwegian Cruise Line... Read More!

Published: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:08:27

Appearance Matters

Today at The Travel Academy, the 300-hour students were groomed with a fine-tooth comb during an activity simply deemed “appearance check.” In these sessions, students dress and present themselves as professionally as possible for their chosen paths: flight attendant, cruise line professional, or travel agent. Then our instructors check over every aspect of their appearance: clothing, hair, makeup, nails, shoes, jewelry, etc.

There are many different elements that are involved in creating a professional ensemble, and they all need to be held to the highest scrutiny. Many travel companies have very... Read More!

Published: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:34:30