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Sheila Dahl has 34 years of experience in the Travel Industry and she is the Primary Evening and Weekend Instructor at The Travel Academy. In 1976, Sheila graduated from Stratford Women’s College/Tampa College with a Diploma in Travel & Public Relations. Sheila has over 20 years of Leisure Travel Agent experience with  highly successful travel agencies where she booked air, hotels, cruises, and package tours for her clients. Following her position as a Leisure Agent, she was hired by Sun Country Airlines and booked travel arrangements for airline customers in the Reservation’s Department.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 1999, Sheila moved into the Travel Department at Sun Country where she was responsible for the travel arrangements and flight benefits of airline employees. She was promoted to Manager of the Travel Department after just one year. In addition, Sheila was the Manager of Champion Air’s Travel Department from 2002 to 2008 where she was responsible for coordinating all of the travel arrangements for charter airline operations. Her extensive knowledge of the travel agency operations and airline management experience will leave you with all the tools necessary to succeed in the Travel Industry.  

Travel Academy News

Flight Attendant Mock Interview Training

Today the 120-hour students had the chance to show what they have learned in the past couple weeks at The Travel Academy’s mock open house/interview session.

The mock open house/interview session is set up to be as realistic as possible. Students must arrive early at their interviews and wait in the reception area. They cannot chat with one another. The teachers Miss Peggy, Miss Cindy, and Miss TJ are now no longer teachers, but potential employers. As such, students dress and conduct themselves as professionally as they would in a real interview. Becoming a flight attendant is no small feat, and the... Read More!

Published: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:23:01

Flight Attendant Limbo School

To be sure, The Travel Academy is a school where stuff gets done. But every now and then, the students and teachers here like to cut loose and have a good time.

Today was Tropical Island day. Students arrived in full tropical regalia and had a tropical-themed pot luck lunch. After the feast, the students engaged in a fierce costume competition that was decided in the end by crowd applause as well as teacher deliberation. After the costume contest, Miss Sheila kicked on the Hawaiian music and began the world-famous Travel Academy Limbo Contest. Here students had a chance to show off how limber they are. In the... Read More!

Published: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:54:54