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IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism

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ر.س3,600.00

IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism

Categories:

Course Fee

ر.س3,600.00

Course Methodology

The IATA FOUNDATION IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM (Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, boot camps, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Advise customers on passport and visa requirements as well as on travel insurance
  • Promote services and facilities available to airline passengers during travel
  • Interpret standard industry codes to plan and reserve travel itineraries.
  • Sell rail travel, car rental, hotel accommodation, cruises and pre-packaged tour products
  • Provide good customer service and retain customer loyalty
  • Use the Global Distribution System (GDS) to make and maintain reservations and issue travel documents.

Target Audience

IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism is ideal for Travel Agents, Airline Reservation Agents, Tour Operators and Call Center Agents.

Target Competencies

  • Geography and industry codes
  • Travel documents & Airline Passenger Experience
  • Air Transport products and services
  • Rail, hotel, car rental, cruise and tour products
  • Customer services principles
  • Airfares and ticketing
  • The Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo System Functionality

Introduction

The IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism is a comprehensive program, covering the fundamentals of the travel industry. It is designed for travel professionals who want to excel in the travel industry as service providers meeting customer demands.

 

Module 1: Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

  • International and regional travel and tourism organizations
  • Roles and responsibilities of travel agents

Module 2: Geography in travel planning

  • Marketing and selling travel
  • Three-letter city codes
  • Planning travel itineraries

Module 3: Travel formalities

  • Taxes, customs and currencies
  • Travel insurance
  • Auxiliary services and information supplied by travel agents

Module 4: Air transport essentials

  • Airline products and services for passengers
  • Industry codes, terms and definitions

Module 5: Introduction to rail products and Services

Module 6: Land transport: car rental and campers

Module 7: Water transport: ferries and cruises

Module 8: Hotel products and services

Module 9: Pre-packaged tour products

  • Types of tours and tour components
  • Reservation and accounting procedures
  • Booking conditions and limitations of Liability

Module 10: Customer Service and Communication

Module 11: Fundamentals in Airfares and Ticketing

  • Passenger Air (PAT)
  • Taxes, fees and charges
  • Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP)

Module 12: Module Introduction to travel technology

Module 13: Electronic booking tools (GDS functionality training)

  • Flight schedules and availability
  • Completing reservations
  • Airfare displays
  • Hotel and car reservations
  • Timatic… and more!

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the leading trade association for the world’s airlines representing around 83% of total air traffic, providing high-value training programs and certifications.

Blue Ocean provides airline training programs, guided by global industry norms set and certified by IATA. We have a track record of mentoring thousands of airline professionals who are successfully placed on international profiles.

Course Methodology

The IATA FOUNDATION IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM (Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, boot camps, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Advise customers on passport and visa requirements as well as on travel insurance
  • Promote services and facilities available to airline passengers during travel
  • Interpret standard industry codes to plan and reserve travel itineraries.
  • Sell rail travel, car rental, hotel accommodation, cruises and pre-packaged tour products
  • Provide good customer service and retain customer loyalty
  • Use the Global Distribution System (GDS) to make and maintain reservations and issue travel documents.

Target Audience

IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism is ideal for Travel Agents, Airline Reservation Agents, Tour Operators and Call Center Agents.

Target Competencies

  • Geography and industry codes
  • Travel documents & Airline Passenger Experience
  • Air Transport products and services
  • Rail, hotel, car rental, cruise and tour products
  • Customer services principles
  • Airfares and ticketing
  • The Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo System Functionality

Introduction

The IATA Foundation in Travel and Tourism is a comprehensive program, covering the fundamentals of the travel industry. It is designed for travel professionals who want to excel in the travel industry as service providers meeting customer demands.

 

Module 1: Overview of the Travel and Tourism Industry

  • International and regional travel and tourism organizations
  • Roles and responsibilities of travel agents

Module 2: Geography in travel planning

  • Marketing and selling travel
  • Three-letter city codes
  • Planning travel itineraries

Module 3: Travel formalities

  • Taxes, customs and currencies
  • Travel insurance
  • Auxiliary services and information supplied by travel agents

Module 4: Air transport essentials

  • Airline products and services for passengers
  • Industry codes, terms and definitions

Module 5: Introduction to rail products and Services

Module 6: Land transport: car rental and campers

Module 7: Water transport: ferries and cruises

Module 8: Hotel products and services

Module 9: Pre-packaged tour products

  • Types of tours and tour components
  • Reservation and accounting procedures
  • Booking conditions and limitations of Liability

Module 10: Customer Service and Communication

Module 11: Fundamentals in Airfares and Ticketing

  • Passenger Air (PAT)
  • Taxes, fees and charges
  • Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP)

Module 12: Module Introduction to travel technology

Module 13: Electronic booking tools (GDS functionality training)

  • Flight schedules and availability
  • Completing reservations
  • Airfare displays
  • Hotel and car reservations
  • Timatic… and more!

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the leading trade association for the world’s airlines representing around 83% of total air traffic, providing high-value training programs and certifications.

Blue Ocean provides airline training programs, guided by global industry norms set and certified by IATA. We have a track record of mentoring thousands of airline professionals who are successfully placed on international profiles.