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Curt Armstrong is the President and Owner of The Travel Academy. He brings over 27 years of Travel Industry experience to The Travel Academy. Curt graduated from a Minnesota based travel school in 1983. His professional career in the travel industry began as the Manager for a local travel agency. He was quickly promoted to Vice President of the Travel Agency Operations for a 40 million dollar travel agency. Curt decided to partner with a Northwest Airlines pilot to open a Uniglobe Travel Franchise which grew to 9 million in sales. He later bought out his franchise partner, and started his own American Express branch full-service travel agency- Adventure Travel & Cruises. His new agency also created an Independent Agent branch of over 50 Independent Travel Agents.

Aditionally, Curt held the well-respected position of vice President of ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents). He also served on the UNIGLOBE Travel Franchise Board of Directors for 6 years, and was elected to the position of Vice President and President. In addition, Curt has worked in various training capacities of the travel industry. His patient and caring style of managing students, combined with his hands-on approach to assisting students with questions and concerns, will provide students with the confidence and tools needed to begin your professional travel career.

Email: Curt@TheTravelAcademy.com

 

 

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American Cruise Lines Visits Again!

Today students at The Travel Academy were visited by a representative from American Cruise Lines for recruiting and hiring. As stated in other blogs, The Travel Academy is the ONLY school that a person can graduate from and go directly to work for ACL!

The cruise line training provided by The Travel Academy is second to none. Students are trained in many skill areas, often to company-specific standards! This sharp training gives our students the edge they need over other applicants for these extremely sought-after positions.

At the end of the day, two of our students... Read More!

Published: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:01:05

How to Become a Flight Attendant- What Really Works?

It’s rare that a school actually prepares a student for the exact profession in which he or she wants to work. People ask themselves, “How do I become a successful entrepreneur?” or “How do I become a great marketer?” More often than not, they go to a college to study the subject that interests them (and a lot of other things). Whether or not they actually work in those jobs is a different matter altogether. It’s unfortunate, really, that someone could spend so much time, money, and effort on an education that can’t get them the job they want.

So when people start to... Read More!

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:46:17