Applicants must have a diploma from high school, a GED, vocational school, college or graduate school. We find that the most successful applicants are those who exhibit maturity, possess a genuine interest and skill in working with groups of people and have a passion for travel. Proficiency in a foreign language is desirable but not a prerequisite for admission. All instruction is given in English, so applicants must have advances English speaking, reading and writing skills.


ITMI is the industry’s top recommended training course for Tour Directors and Tour Guides. Our premier standing with industry leaders and hundreds of tour operators around the world is because of our Code of Ethics and reputation as the leading educators in Travel and Tourism.

You have arrived here because you have a passion for travel. You want to make a difference in the world by sharing your thirst for knowledge with other people who are passionate about travel. You have genuine warmth, flexibility, endless excitement and are a self-starter.

Start your journey in the Travel and Tourism Industry

This application takes from ten to fifteen minutes. Contact us with any questions before, during or after you apply. 

Once you’ve completed and submitted your application, it will be reviewed by the ITMI Team and you will be contacted to arrange an interview. At the conclusion of your interview you will be advised whether you have been accepted.

Upon acceptance, a $250 non-refundable application processing fee is due.