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The Beauty of Lake Superior

Miss Cindy shares just one of the locations that will help people who want to know how to become a travel agent. Take notes and enjoy! If you live in Minnesota, you don’t have to travel very far to find beauty in your own back yard! Lake Superior is the largest of the five Great Lakes and the largest fresh water lake in the world. Just about a  ... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Don't Do Drugs!

Travel Academy Placement Director Miss TJ answers more common questions and shows you how to become a flight attendant. Can I be a flight attendant and still use recreational drugs, marijuana, and/or alcohol? The answer is NO! All applicants to any position in the aviation industry, flight attendant or otherwise, must complete a Department of... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Know Safety

Miss Lynn shares some more tips on safety and how to become a flight attendant. Enjoy! NUMBER ONE PRIORITY IS SAFETY Flight attendants are onboard an aircraft to ensure passenger safety. During initial training as well as annual recurrent training an enormous amount of time is dedicated on safety related procedures. As a previous flight attendant... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Interview Well (Part II)

Here is the second installment of Miss Lynn's blog about interviewing well. After reading (and following) these points, you will know even more about how to become a flight attendant. Enjoy!   BE YOURSELF: Flight attendants tend to be sensitive to the ways of others; a trait that is needed and sought after. The recruiter that is interviewing you... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Interview Like a Champ (Part I)

If you want to know how to become a flight attendant, knowing how to interview well is a must. An open house event is an exciting opportunity which can also be very stressful for all of the candidates. The list below addresses the mistakes that are most commonly noticed by recruiters and considered an unfavorable quality. You are interviewing for... Read More

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Graduate!

The Travel Academy's class of Spring 2015 graduated from their 10-Week adventure today. Friends and family from all over the country gathered to help the graduates celebrate this important day.  President and owner Curt Armstrong began the ceremony with words of congratulations and encouragement. He asked the class who had already been hired, and... Read More

Graduating From Flight Attendant School- Keep On Moving

Today marked the ending of the 120-Hour Overview students' journey at The Travel Academy, but it also marked the beginning of their world journey as travel professionals. The ceremony was small but significant in the lives of seven bright and determined individuals. After encouraging words from president Curt Armstrong, students went up to receive... Read More

Travel Agent Training- Beijing Bounty

If you like history, then you will enjoy all that Beijing, China has to offer! These are the highlights that you should not miss when in Beijing! 1.The Great Wall – the wall is located north of the city, but well worth the day trip to see it. The Great Wall, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987... Read More

What Are a Travel Agent's Responsibilities?

Travel Agent Responsibilities  Travelers may ask why a travel agent is needed. Travel can be booked on the internet where consumers can shop around and make their own travel arrangements. However, the personal attention that a travel agent gives a customer is something you can’t get online. Using a travel agent can improve your travel experience.... Read More

Miss Cindy Does Las Vegas!

Education Director Miss Cindy shares her top ten free things to do and see in Las Vegas. Talk about great travel agent training! • The Fountains of Bellagio - beautiful fountain show to music which changes with each performance. The fountains are in the front of the Bellagio Hotel and performances are every 20 minutes. • The Bellagio Conservatory... Read More