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ACTA launches annual CTC Certification sale

TORONTO — ACTA is in ‘back to school’ mode, with the launch of its annual sale on CTC Certification, including the online exam prep course.

Noting how this is a “great opportunity” for travel agents to upgrade their credentials to Certified Travel Counsellor, Wendy Paradis, ACTA President, said: “We do this annually in the spirit of ‘back to school’ or ‘back to business.’ This is an opportunity for travel agents to enhance and build their professional brand and earn a marketable credential.”

ACTA members get 40% off during the month on new enrollments, while non-members will see a 20% savings. ACTA members pay $195, reduced from $325, and non-members pay $340, reduced from $425.

Benefits to gaining CTC certification include:

  • Use of the CTC logo on emails, business cards, name tag, social media profiles, voice mail and other communications
  • Indicates your personal commitment to professionalism and elevates your level of trust and integrity and provides a competitive advantage
  • Provides you with the ACTA Membership Card program and its numerous benefits that includes savings on air, cruise, hotels, car rentals, business tools and much more!
  • Access to special rates to attend ACTA events and summits, continuing education and professional development
  • Identified as a Certified Travel Agent on ACTA’s consumer website – Book with a Travel Agent


The process for earning CTC designation is as follows:

  • Contact certification@acta.ca to enroll.
  • Upon enrolling, ACTA provides a prep guide, practice test and an exam prep course to assist.
  • Successfully complete a 125 question CTC Exam.
  • Obtain 1800 hours of relevant travel industry experience or provide proof of $600,000 in sales.
  • Performance evaluation completed by your Travel Agency owner / manager.

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