Mentoring Program Information | Brownell Hosting

Mentoring Overview


If you want to be a full-time luxury Travel Advisor but have no prior experience in the travel industry, the Brownell Mentoring Program is for you. This innovative one-year structured program is designed to bring entrepreneurial business people into the travel business. Mentoring participants spend a full year working directly with a team of professionals who specialize in a variety of areas: sales, customer service, marketing, product knowledge, vendor relations, Virtuoso products and services, managing daily work flow, professional development and continuing education, best accounting practices, and much more.


How it Works


    • Inquire about the Mentoring Program here.
    • Upon acceptance, head to the Brownell HQ office in Birmingham for a 5-day intensive training session.
    • Create and maintain a website and/or travel blog.
    • Participate in monthly conference calls, trainings, and certifications.
    • Complete homework and assignments.
    • Graduate armed with extensive training and knowledge about the travel industry.

 

Mentoring Class 13

Mentoring Class 13

Courtney Regan with Sloth

Courtney Regan with Sloth

Elephant at Play – David O

Elephant at Play – David O

Sam and Alysia

Sam and Alysia

Class 14

Class 14

King & Whitson at Highclere

King & Whitson at Highclere

 


Meet Our Mentoring Graduates


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Meet Tisha Neufville


Jessica Ourisman Still
Meet Jessica Ourisman


Martha Rhodes Still
Meet Martha Rhodes


Kim Heflin Still
Meet Kim Heflin


Karen Lee-Ishmael Still
Meet Karen Lee-Ishmael


Louisa Gehring Still
Meet Louisa Gehring


 

David Ourisman Still
Meet David Ourisman


 

The Travel Life

Get an inside look at the travel industry, tips for success, interviews with advisors, and more.

Testimonials

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

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

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