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I always thought that working in the travel industry would be fun! I prefer not to work in a airport as I have tried that one already and wasn't too happy. I was hoping to get a little more information on position from those who know about it or are working as travel agent themselves. How do I get my foot in the door? Thanks in advance!

Asked By: Missy - 11/24/2008
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My mom works in the travel business and used to be a travel agent. That's how she supported me when I was little. She has since moved up the corporate ladder and is now a Vice President. She only had a high school degree (She never finished her Associates). It's not that difficult to get your foot in the door. You just... More
Answered By: Blonde Ambition - 11/24/2008
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Since you are so sparing with the thumbs down, I believe you'll do just fine... Can hardly wait get the call...
Answered By: Ambivalence - 11/24/2008
 
Well it can be fun and it can have its downside as well. People are always changing their minds and that is something you need to be prepared for.
Answered By: moonrabbit - 11/24/2008
 
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