What is ACTA?
Established in 1977, the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), is a national trade association representing the retail travel sector of Canada's tourism industry. ACTA is an industry-led, non profit, membership based organization.
Why is ACTA important?
Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) Certification is based on an individual’s ability to perform the knowledge and performance tasks required to meet travel industry expectations for employment. These tasks are defined in the Occupational Standards for Travel Counselling that were developed in conjunction with the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC) using the emerit™ brand.
Members of the Magical Trips TPI Travel Group understand the importance working with ACTA and becoming certified as soon as the opportunity arises. Currently we have 4 members of our team that have completed their Certification. Jaime Murphy, Sherry Myles, Charlene Richmond, and Michelle Philpott.
The Travel Manager Certification Program is jointly promoted by The Canadian Tourism Human Resource Sector Council (CTHRC) and the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). ACTA is an organization that advances the professional development of travel counsellors and managers in Canada. emerit Professional Certification, recognized across the country, brings a standard of excellence to each of the emerit-trained professions. It is awarded when a candidate demonstrates they have mastered the required skills and met the standards of their profession in a practical job setting.
Jaime Murphy; the team leader for the Magical Trips TPI Travel Team has achieved her CTM certification.