The Travel Industry Experts
What Makes The Travel Career Institute Stand out From the Rest?
Paul W. FaulknerPresident
Paul, the founder of The Travel Career Institute in Boca Raton, FL, is a 30-year travel industry veteran. He has held several positions within the travel industry which allowed him to gather a vast reserve of knowledge. Paul has run a 20 million dollar travel agency, was regional vice president for an international airline, was director of industry affairs for the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), and was manager of travel agency sales for 2 major airlines where he ran travel agent schools. Paul has guided the institute through many changes in our industry over the years. Ensuring that proper and current training is provided to the institute's students is his priority. "If a graduate of the Institute is not productive in an Agency from day one, then we have not done our job" is a slogan that has driven the institute's training efforts from the start. The institute is here to provide those who wish to enter the travel industry with the proper skills and attitude to help them and their new employers be successful.
Chuck EricksonDirector Computer Training
Chuck directs all training-related materials and computer applications, the world wide web, automation, and the Computerized Reservation Systems. Chuck is a fully licensed Microsoft MCSE, MCP, and A+ instructor.
Ruthie YeoDirector of Home Study Program
Ruthie, a graduate of the institute, spent 3 years as a full time travel agent and 12 years with Norwegian Cruise Lines. Ruthie directs all aspects of the home study program.