- Certification Badge (gold) for display
on all online and offline marketing materials
- Get more organic leads with a custom listing in our exclusive Travel Expert Directory
- Travel Expert Finder™ – Priority matching
for traveler trip requests
- Access to private Travel Expert Facebook group – work together and succeed faster
- Personalized business audit with best-practices recommendations
- Membership. You’re part of a tribe now and you’ll get customer referrals from other CTEs
- TBO Continuing Education events – popups, mastermind sessions and and more
You will need to pass four assessments in order to qualify for the Gold Certification. If you do not pass an assessment we will indicate what is needed to correct your application.
- Implementation Assessment– Have you implemented best-practices planning and business methods that meet our certification standards?
- Expertise Assessment– Are you an expert in the locale you are applying for.
- Business Practices Assessment– Does your business comply with best-practices procedures for security, handling of customer data, and business operations?
- Engagement Assessment – Have you been doing it for years? Do you have a track record of at least a year successful trips planned in the location? Can you share itineraries, details of the trips, customer reviews?