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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

 

 

Travel Academy News

What to Expect from a Flight Attendant School- Recruitment!

Students at The Travel Academy were greeted by recruiters from GoJet Airlines and Trans States Airlines (United/Delta/US Airways carriers). This visit was just one of four visits from airline recruiters scheduled to come for the current 300-Hour Expanded course.

The recruiters began the day with presentations about both airlines. After students became familiar with the airlines’ histories and practices, the individual interviews followed. Students were both nervous and excited for the rest of the day. At around 3:00 PM Placement Director TJ Bang began to spread the news of who was hired. Check out this Read More!

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:29:35

What to Expect from a Flight Attendant School- Connections!

This week The Travel Academy was contacted by Hainan Airlines- the sixth largest airline in China. Hainan is interested in recruiting our students to work as international flight attendants- flying from Beijing to Seattle and Boston.

Not only do they want to recruit now, Hainan also expressed an interest in forming an ongoing relationship with The Travel Academy to recruit more students as time goes by. Needless to say, The Travel Academy was pleased with such a prospect. We always jump at the opportunity to create and nurture connections that will help our students move forward.

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Published: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:34:02