Toolkit: Starting a Corporate Travel Career

The travel industry is responsible for more than 10% of global employment, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The business travel sector is diverse and consists of many different opportunities. These include:
• Airlines
• Hotels
• Ground transport
• Conferences and events
• Food and beverage
• Ancillary services associated with travel

The Internet has created new and different career options for those interested in business travel careers.
Millions of business travellers require expert services daily. A career in business travel means being able to provide these services professionally and efficiently. In a service industry, you must be disciplined, have excellent social skills and not get ruffled easily.

A career as a business travel consultant requires training and certification. This toolkit details how TMCs advertise the role and how you can respond creatively with a resume that stands out from the crowd.
  • Role of the Business Travel Consultant
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed