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The Travel Institute ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

The Travel Institute is located in Framingham, MA, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 10 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Certified Travel Associate, Certified Travel Counselor, and Certified Travel Counselor (CTC). Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 week to 1 year depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 6 months. The cost to attend The Travel Institute ranges from $300 to $1,500 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $500. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending The Travel Institute are "Flexible class hours" and "Affordable", but respondents also mentioned "Good career preparation" and "Helpful career services" as notable benefits. The Travel Institute has been reviewed 14 times, with an average rating of 4.36 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend The Travel Institute to a friend.

School Information

945 Concord Street Framingham, MA 01701
1 week - 1 year


  • Certified Travel Associate: $375 - $1,000
  • Certified Travel Counselor (CTC): $500
  • Hospitality and Travel Certification: $1,500
  • National TAP Test Certificate: $300
  • Travel Associate Certificate: $300
  • Travel Careers International Certified Travel Agent: $350
  • Sabre GDS: $1,200
  • Travel Agent Certificate: $1,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Flexible class hours Mentioned in 7 reviews
Affordable Mentioned in 6 reviews
Good career preparation Mentioned in 6 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation.

Other comments

Learning the laws, ins-and-outs of the industry itself and all the different types of travel and requirements needed. Communication and customer service skills along with the global booking engines.


Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Hands-on training

Other comments

At the time it was great to take this course, especially since the internet was still new at that time. Having this certificate at hand gave me a leading-edge against candidates. However, a lot of my job training included Saber GDS, so I felt like I took the course twice even though I formally took it once.

Certified Travel Associate Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Travel Associate?

5 people answered

“To do more research on competitors and how to become more sufficient and marketing yourself.”

Aug. 6, 2019

“I took this course to enhance what I had previously learned through my Penn Foster travel courses so I would be better trained and more knowledgeable of the travel industry.”

May 18, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Travel Associate?

5 people answered

“It's very easy, lots of reading but simple concepts.”

Oct. 30, 2019

“Make sure you also enjoy the actual position and not just the money and to also be patient but determined as well as doing a lot of networking.”

Aug. 6, 2019

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