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Visit Orlando unveils new content for online TA training


In a bid to enhance the existing tourism offering, Visit Orlando has unveiled new content for its Orlando Travel Academy – (orlandotravelacademy.com). Travel agents worldwide have an improved online training resource to help boost their knowledge and increase sales of the destination, while becoming an ‘Orlando Travel Expert’ and gaining exclusive completion benefits.

The training programme has been the destination’s most comprehensive training tool to date which helps agents increase their value for a customers’ vacation experiences. The training module is now available for the first time in a mobile-friendly version.

“The new edition brings the Theme Park Capital of the World to life in a way that will help agents’ create one-of-a-kind vacation experiences for their clients that they can’t find anywhere else,” said George Aguel, president and CEO of Visit Orlando. “With languages including include English, Spanish, German and Portuguese, agents have a variety of options to stay up-to-date on the most visited destination in the U.S.”

The Travel Academy provides access to a comprehensive resource library including vacation planning guides, maps and an events calendar. Each of the seven chapters offers content ranging from what’s new, insider theme park tips and lesser known Orlando attractions/activities, to advice on upselling additional days.

Upon completion of the program, Orlando Travel Academy graduates receive a ‘Certified Orlando Expert’ recognition as well as earn four continuing education credits from The Travel Institute. Graduates also qualify for a variety of exclusive benefits as an Orlando Travel Expert.