Puerto Rico Travel Expert Program
Learn why Puerto Rico is the vacation destination your clients have been dreaming about! We’ll help you make their dreams come true with a journey into a romantic land rich in history, with a vibrant culture all its own, a sizzling culinary scene, and a myriad of idyllic beaches. On top of this, Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, which makes travel to and within the destination a breeze – and an easy sell!
The program consists of a General Course, which focuses on key offerings, and Master-level chapters for a closer look at topics ranging from golf and scuba diving to outdoor adventure to weddings and small inns steeped in local charm.
Certification as a Puerto Rico Travel Expert (PRTE) and eligibility to join Discover Puerto Rico Reward program. This will provide access to our points-based travel agent loyalty program. Rewards range from gift cards to a FAM trip!
Updates status to “Master”, offering in-depth insights into various niche interests, plus a second certificate
Continuing Education Units for members of The Travel Institute upon completion of the General Course, with additional CEUs awarded for the Master’s Course.
Go to www.thetravelinstitute.com for details on the certification programs, eligibility for continuing education credits and how to receive these credits following graduation.
What You’ll Learn
- Position Puerto Rico as a convenient destination for U.S. travelers
- Convey the hospitality and lively spirit of the people
- Present the key offerings of Puerto Rico’s tourist regions
- Match clients to the right accommodations for vacations and meetings
- Craft vacations for families and romance travelers
- Help your couples plan wonderful weddings
- Sell hidden gems, like Porta del Sol and Porta Caribe, or pristine islands like Vieques and Culebra
- Plan authentic travel using Puerto Rico’s system of paradores