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Flight Attendant School- Beverage Time!

Any good flight attendant school should teach the basics of a great beverage service. Take notes! ♦   ♦    During your flight attendant briefing, discuss how you will do service. How many passengers are there? Will the B flight attendant be able to assist in the aft? Agree on when service should start – usually 20 min. after take off Agree on... Read More

Flight Attendant School- Know Your Crew Lounges!

Miss Deanna knows that any good flight attendant school should teach future flight attendants how to find good food, so take notes! ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ Stay away from the hotel restaurant; the food is... Read More

Cruise Ship School Tips for First-Time Cruisers- Part IV

Check out part IV of Miss Cindy's "Cruise Ship School Tips for First-Time Cruisers"! ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦ Let's continue with information on tipping. After experiencing the service on a ship, you will definitely want to tip the wonderful staff!  The following people are tipped –      Cabin steward/stewardess      Servers     Assistant servers  The... Read More

Travel Agent Training- Go With Someone New!

Miss Leslie was a travel agent for many years. Part of her travel agent training included taking chances and being adventurous! Enjoy! ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ For the first time my two sisters and I recently took a... Read More

Travel Agent Training- Miss Sheila's Tips for New Agents

Students have asked me what to expect when beginning work at a travel agency. It can vary depending on what type of agency they will be working at. However, the best advice is to learn as much as you can, be helpful, and be ready to help when the opportunity arises. Most agencies will have the new employee shadow another employee, listening to... Read More

Cruise Ship School- Know Your Cruise Types!

In this blog and in her cruise ship school class, Miss Cynthia discusses some of the many different kinds of cruises available!  ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ Not convinced cruising is for you?  Traveling alone, on a honeymoon, or with the entire extended... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Be a STAR!

Miss Lynn teaches you how to become a flight attendant by knowing the STAR method of interviewing. ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ There are a variety of different types of interviews that The Travel Academy will offer assistance in your preparation to... Read More

From Student to Admissions Manager

Admissions Manager Michael tells about his experience attending and working at The Travel Academy.   Three and a half years ago, I was in a rut, currently enrolled into a University back home in Kentucky and living with my aunt working at her store. I was attending college because society tells you the only way you are going to be successful in... Read More

Spring Break Travel Agent Training

Miss Julie knows that that any good travel agent training program involves teaching clients how to travel safely. Check out these spring break travel tips! ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦    ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ Travel Tips For A Safe... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Help Your Kids Travel! 

Miss Deanna shows that the love of travel runs in families. Her son might even want to learn how to become a flight attendant.  ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦   ♦ Touching down in Japan is like entering a whole new... Read More

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