Waco, Texas, June 13, 2019—Dana Lewis, CTA®, of Discovereighng with Dana Travel & Destination Weddings, recently earned the distinguished Certified Travel Associate, or CTA, designation from The Travel Institute, the travel industry’s benchmark for educational excellence and the only travel organization offering certification for travel professionals’ varying levels of expertise.
“Working towards, studying for, and testing for this certification not only demonstrates my eagerness to learn, but also a commitment to my clients who will benefit from the additional skils and knowledge obtained during the journey of earning this certification,” said Dana.
The Certified Travel Associate, CTA®, designation is awarded by The Travel Institute to travel professionals who complete a rigorous training program, including closed-book, proctor-administered testing, to demonstrate extensive industry knowledge and experience and the highest standards of travel professionalism. In addition, CTAs are required to fulfill stringent continuing education requirements each year.
The CTA curriculum focuses on the essential skills needed to succeed as a frontline travel counselor – selling, customer service, destinations, niche markets and communication. The CTA is also the first step in earning the coveted Certified Travel Counselor designation.
Dana Lewis has been a travel counselor for 4 years and has sent numerous clients on vacation experiences around the world. She specializes in honeymoons, family vacations, and destination weddings. Dana’s other professional recognitions include KHM Travel Group, Inc’s, Pinnacle Elite Agent Program, Destination Wedding Specialist Certified from Destination Wedding University, and a Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist from the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist Association.
A collaborative industry effort created in 1964, The Travel Institute is the global leader in industry education and certification for travel professionals. Through innovative educational opportunities, professional certification programs, and customized learning solutions, The Travel Institute enables agent success by instilling a high standard of industry knowledge, professionalism, and excellence. Throughout North America, many successful agents and high-profile leaders credit their success to coursework from The Travel Institute.