A travel agency is a private retailer or public service that provides travel and tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as activities, airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, hotels, railways, travel insurance, and package tours.
To Become Travel Agent In Nigeria, the following information will be useful to you:
- Learn The Trade.
- Be able to operate a computer and surf through the internet.
- Be A People’s Person: A travel agent is just like a customer care representative, they both speak well, answer calls and sort problems, that is what you will be doing. Being a people’s person is a must.
- Decide what type of agency you want to run, the freelance agency which deals with local flights only or an international travel agency which requires a special license issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
- Be Listed Online: You need to provide your business contact information, logo and other essentials online, especially for customers.If you don’t have a website, look out for one that lists tarvel agencies, then start working on building your own website, it gives you credibility and more reach.