Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) Program
(3 CE credit hours)
The CTA program is brought to you by Columbus REALTORS® in partnership with Experience Columbus (Convention and Visitors Bureau) and the instructors are certified CTA instructors.
The Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) program is a national certification and a respected professional achievement. Through this program participants (REALTORS®) will improve their knowledge of Greater Columbus and will be better equipped to help their clients understand their city and the many amenities and opportunities that Columbus holds!
Columbus REALTORS® is please to announce an offering of the CTA, Certified Tourism Ambassador program. Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Columbus area? Do you want to be more connected to your city and find out about the newest restaurants, attractions and events? Do you want to positively impact Columbus and its surrounding communities? The Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) program is geared towards helping us turn every visitor encounter into a positive experience. and REALTORS® are in a perfect position to do just that! By going through this program, you'll enhance your knowledge of the history that has shaped our area as well as what we have to offer in central Ohio today. You'll find out about the arts, entertainment, festivals, shopping and dining unique to the region which will, in turn make you a better resource for your clients.
- Delivered through a reading assignment and in-class participation
- Module 1: The Power of Tourism
- Module 2: Discovering Greater Columbus
- Module 3: Knowing, Finding, Using Resources
- Module 4: Exceeding Customer Expectations
Upon successful completion, participants will earn the Certified Tourism Ambassador™ designation and receive a CTA certificate and lapel pin.
Cost: $39 (once certified, there is an annual renewal fee of $20 through the CTA program)
This class qualifies for a $10 discount with the EduCard Plus+