Our professional development scholarships fund additional training for promising tour directors and tour guides. This support helps further travel professionals’ education by funding participation in certificate programs and educational conferences thereby allowing them to further their careers through additional product knowledge, leadership skills, management training and networking.
2018 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD OPPORTUNITIES
The International Tour Management Institute awards program is supporting the professional development of 7 promising Tour Guides and Directors by contributing to their attendance to the ITMI Symposium in November 2018.
Online Application opens August 10 and closes August 19! The first 25 submitted applications are considered.
2017 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS
The International Tour Management Institute: 15 promising Tour Guides and Tour Directors were awarded scholarships to the ITMI Symposium Caribbean Cruise in January 2018, funded by the Bill Newton/Kathy Neville Scholarship Fund.
2016 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS
The International Tour Management Institute (ITMI): Ten promising tour guides and tour directors were awarded scholarships funded by the Bill Newton/Kathy Neville Scholarship Fund towards the 2017 ITMI Symposium or tour guide/tour director certification.
ASTA: Fellows: 12 travel agent professionals were awarded scholarships towards professional development programs. New Stars: 12 agents were awarded scholarships towards new agent learning at the ASTA Global Convention
Please contact ASTA at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about their opportunities.
View a list of Certificate Programs which offer professional development opportunities.