1st Year – $23,655
2nd Year – $19,576
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|TRVL 110||Airline Fares and Scheduling Concepts|
|TRVL 116||Destinations I|
|OADM 101||Keyboarding, Formatting and Presentation|
|TRVL 122||Introduction to Computerized Reservations|
|TRVL 115||Introduction to the Travel Industry|
|TRVL 120||Domestic Air Travel|
|TRVL 126||Destinations II|
|ENGL 211||Business Communications|
|TRVL 236||Destination III|
|TRVL 125||Travel Documentation Tours & Packages|
|TRVL 230||International Air Travel|
|TRVL 232||Selling Travel Products and Services|
|TRVL 233||Travel Agency Accounting|
|TRVL 245||The Cruise Market|
|TRVL 241||Selling and Marketing Travel|
|TRVL 242||Advanced Computer Reservations|
The following lists some of the positions and companies in which alumni of the Travel program at MacEwan University have held. While the basis of MacEwan’s training best prepares you for the role of Travel Agent (Travel Consultant), there are endless career paths.
Positions: Travel Agent/Consultant/Counsellor, Cruise Counsellor, Group Specialist, Corporate/Leisure/International/Destination/Wedding Agent or Specialist, Supervisor, Team Lead Corporate/Leisure Sales Manager, Manager, Branch Manager, Group Manager, Regional Manager, Marketing Manager, Trainer, Sales & Marketing Manager, Sales & Operations Manager, Manager – Education & Development, Vice President & COO, Owner, President
This is a small list of the companies that employ our graduates. We couldn’t possibly list them all as we have grads throughout Edmonton, Alberta and Canada at independent agencies, large chain offices and franchises such as: AMA Travel Services, Adventure Travel Company, Courtesy Travel & Cruise, Edmonton Travel, Flight Centre, Marlin Travel, Paull Travel, Sears Travel Service, TierOne Travel, Transat Distribution Canada, Travel CUTS, Uniglobe Travel
Tour Operators/Suppliers: Generally the positions within these companies would be in the following areas: Business Development, Reservations and Sales. Although some grads have also gone on to roles with more responsibility such as Director of Sales, Operations Controller, Group Sales Manager, Office Manager, Regional Manager.
Here are a few of the companies our grads have or currently work for:
Air Canada Vacations, Anderson Vacations, Backside Tours, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Club Med, Contiki Holidays, Goway Travel, Nagel Tours, Nolitours, RBC Insurance, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Signature Vacations, Sunwing Vacations, Thomas Cook, Trafalgar Tours, Transat Holidays, Trek Holidays,WestJet Vacations.
Hotels: Another sector of the industry that our grads go to work is hotels. Generally it is in the sales department, due to the solid background of sales training received here at MacEwan. They are, or have been in such roles as Corporate Sales Manager, General Manager and Regional Director, of many of the leading hotels in and around Edmonton such as: Coast Edmonton Plaza, Courtyard by Marriott, Delta Edmonton South, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Sutton Place, The Westin.
Other exciting jobs: Tour Guide in Europe, Destination Representative in the Caribbean, Purser on an International Cruise Line, Flight Attendant with companies such as Westjet, Emirates and Lufthansa Airlines, Instructor, Program Advisor, Curriculum Coordinator & Program Chair with the Travel Program at Grant MacEwan University!
Although these positions are not ones we train you for, it does not mean that having a solid Travel Industry background will not give you the advantage needed to land your dream job.