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Brownell Mentoring Program: Is It For You?

Brownell Mentoring Program

Are you interested in switching to a career in travel? Look no further than the Brownell Mentoring Program. This innovative one-year program is designed to bring experienced and entrepreneurial business people – with no prior travel industry background – into the travel business. Candidates accepted into the mentoring program go through extensive training to help them become successful travel advisors. From a 5-day training session in the Birmingham office to online training sessions with Virtuoso, after a year in the mentoring program, mentees graduate ready to tackle the travel industry. Read below to discover if you have what it takes to be a part of this amazing program.

You are new to the travel industry on a professional basis.

You are very passionate about travel and the process of creating a memorable itinerary. You are ready to progress from hobbyist to professional travel advisor.

You are very well traveled and have good experience in the type of travel you intend to sell. You are probably already the “go-to” person for friends and family for travel advice.

You have been successful in another career and understand how business works. You may have been an entrepreneur in your former career and built a successful business in some other field.

You have realistic sales and income goals. You’ve studied the industry and understand how a successful travel advisor earns income… and you are ready to learn the ropes. You don’t need a salaried position, but are ready to earn your own income as your business grows.

You have a fairly clear vision of what type of travel business you’d like to develop and your target client base.

You are already very well connected to your target client base.

You are in a financial position to retire from your current career and devote full-time work effort to your new business venture.

You are a team player who values learning and sharing with an active professional community. You value having a strong partner to help you learn and grow in this new business venture.

You are a strong self-starter who knows how to make things happen.

You understand the value and benefits of associating with the most respected travel company in the industry.

Read more about the program here or apply here.

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Caroline Wallace, Richmond, VA

The mentoring program was critical

“The Brownell mentoring program was critical to the successful launch of my travel business. It was a year well-spent learning the ins and outs of the industry and the Virtuoso network. When I graduated from the program, I felt fully integrated into the company and was ready to take my business to the next level.”

Katherine Gould, Richmond, VA

I am loving every minute of my new career

“The Mentorship program is amazing! I am loving every minute of my new career.”

Kristen Nix, Whitefish, MT

The support when I travel gives me great peace of mind

” Brownell Hosting offers support to IC’s that are traveling and need assistance with coverage. This gives me great peace of mind!”

Stephanie Miller Murphy, Mandeville, LA

An incredible opportunity to join the industry as a newbie

“The mentoring program was an incredible opportunity to join one of the premier travel agencies in the world as a complete newbie. Brownell’s staff was always available and willing to help with the countless questions I had during my first year. Being mentored by the top travel professionals in the industry contributed immensely to the success that I am now enjoying.”

David Ourisman, Berkeley, CA

We could not do this without you!

“The Mentoring Program gave us the chance and the training to start a business AND the continued support to grow that businesss. We could not do this without you!”

King & Whitson, Chattanooga, TN & Washington, VA Washington, VA

A joy to work with

Everyone has been so great to work with – prompt, helpful, informed and supportive. It has been a joy for me – and I thank all of you.

Jeff Scofield, Chattanooga, TN

I have reached goals beyond my expectations

“I wanted to convert my love for travel, marketing skills, client service skills, and technology background into a career. Fortunately, Brownell’s mentoring program allowed me to do just that and allowed me to reach goals that were beyond my expectations. An unexpected bonus of joining Brownell has been becoming part of an organization where each part of the team is truly supportive of my efforts and is interested in my ongoing success. Brownell’s methods and techniques serve as a daily inspiration.”

Linda Terrill, Atlanta, GA

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