Holidays Beckon continually undertakes training courses and has received certification from a number of travel & tourism bodies, including:
Holidays Beckon has attained a Certificate III in Travel from Open Colleges. This nationally recognised qualification is for travel consultants within the domestic & international travel industry.
The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has appointed Open Colleges as a Preferred Online Training Provider.
Holidays Beckon is an individual member of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Assoc), the official representing body of the cruise industry, and has attained Ambassador accreditation.
This means I have passed all the necessary criteria as chartered by CLIA, and thus am well equipped to provide cruise holiday advice & sales.
Aussie Specialist Agent
The Aussie Specialist program run by Tourism Australia has been designed to equip agents with relevant information and showcase destinations and experiences within Australia.
Australia's Outback: Northern Territory
This course was compiled by Tourism NT, focusing on the unique selling points for visitors to the area. From the capital city of Darwin through Litchfield, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Katherine, Alice Springs & Uluru, the course highlights all that the NT has to offer.
CLIA Cruise Champion 2020
This extended course is designed to increase agent knowledge in areas such as cruise safety, health, security, regulations, and sustainability.
Nat Geo Journeys G Adventures
I am now officially certified as a National Geographic Journeys Specialist! Message me for more info about the cultural-immersion, comfortable accommodations, and unique highlights available on all National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures tours.
Holidays Beckon has achieved Commodore status in Princess Cruises Academy training program.
As a Commodore, Holidays Beckon joins an exclusive group of travel agents recognised by Princess at the Academy's highest level for their unique qualifications and knowledge as a cruise planning professional.
Uniworld River Cruise Specialist
Holidays Beckon is qualified to sell Uniworld's ships, services and products after successfully completing the Uniworld River Cruise Specialist online training program.
Holland America Line
As a graduate of Holland America Line Academy, Holidays Beckon can provide expert advice and guidance on cruising in Alaska & the Yukon.
Having travelled on Holland America Line within this region, and undertaken a few shore excursions, I have also gained personal experience to share.
Each year P&O Australia require certified cruise agents to complete the Flagship Master Class.
This ensures that Holidays Beckon remains updated on the P&O Australia product and is attuned to changes within their offering.
By completing the Silversea Graduate Badge I have gained a good understanding of the Silversea product and the processes needed to offer booking services.
Norwegian Cruise Line
The NCL Associate Degree is the first in a suite of courses designed for travel agents to enhance their knowledge of the NCL product range.
Holidays Beckon has achieved certification as a Rocky Mountaineer specialist.
This training ensures it can provide clients with expert advice and knowledge on the various products and services available.
Not only this, Holidays Beckon has personally travelled on the Rocky Mountaineer so has first hand experience to offer.
Holidays Beckon has attained Matai Specialist accreditation with Tourism Fiji.
This means it is knowledgeable about Fiji’s tourism products and can provide clients with an enhanced Fiji experience.
South African Specialist
Holidays Beckon is a South African Tourism-accredited travel specialist who has the knowledge to sell South Africa as a destination.
This means it is better placed to assist clients in tailoring the optimum South African travel experience.
Aussietravel Cover Insurance
Holidays Beckon has completed the Aussietravelcover Travel Insurance product training. This means it has received adequate training to carry out sales tasks and functions competently, which includes training on principles of General Insurance and any relevant consumer protection law, product specific knowledge, and, requirements of the Code.