ITMI - who are we?

We have a proven track record for training the most in demand Tour Guides and Tour Directors for the past 46 years

A SMALL SELECTION OUR COURSE OFFERINGS

TRAVEL FUNDAMENTALS

Online self-study course – available anytime

TOUR GUIDE CERTIFICATION COURSE

Online self-study and instructor led course

TOUR DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE

Online instructor led AND in-person course

TOUR ENTREPREUR SERIES

Online self-study course – available anytime

ITMI ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

The number one way to get in front of the top TO’s

THERE'S MORE!

Click the button below to see our full course offerings from our technology master class to in-depth destination training.

UPCOMING TRAINING DATES

Tour Guide Certification 

8 hrs of self study followed by . . .

3 Weeks of Live Online Group Classes

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

4pm – 6pm PST / 7pm – 10pm EST

  • June 6th – 24th, 2022
  • August 1st – 19th, 2022
  • September 12th – 30th
  • November 28th – December 16th

Tour Director Certification 

3 Live Online Group Classes

4pm – 6pm PST / 7pm – 10pm EST

Followed by 4 days of in-person training

Starting in San Francisco, ending in Los Angeles

  • July 18th – 22nd, 2022
  • October 24th – 28th, 2022

Is Tour Directing for YOU?

Additional Classes Coming Soon 

If you don’t see a date that fits your schedule, give us a call. 

THE ITMI DIFFERENCE

ONE ON ONE CAREER PLANNING

Not only do give you resources to craft your best resume, we review it with you one-on-one AND discuss your individualized career plan.

Connect with the ITMI Alumni in our private FB group. Ask questions, get and give advice and be the first to hear about last minute job leads.

ONGOING SPECIALIZED TRAINING

ITMI holds specialized in-person master classes including Student Tours; Southwest National Parks and our Annual Symposium.

NETWORK OF OVER 700 COMPANIES

After 46 years of training top notch tour guides and tour directors, you get to know a lot of people – and they LOVE to hire ITMI graduates.

CAREER CONNECTIONS

Many leading tour operators only hire ITMI graduates because our courses provide the best hands-on experience and training in the industry.

But wait, there’s more! Click the button to find out what else we can do for you.

WHAT IS A TOUR DIRECTOR ANYWAY?

Read about a day in the life of a Tour Director!

And if you’d like to know even more,  get our new e-Book and discover 30 surprising dream travel careers you can do with a Tour Director Certification, no matter what stage you’re at in your life.

DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT!

TRUSTED BY OVER 700 BRANDS

WHAT WE BELIEVE

At ITMI, we believe that travel is the passport to peace in our world. 

We believe that when we expand our perspectives of people, places, and cultures, we deepen our connection, compassion, and appreciation for all that is around us.

The way we elevate travel and expand perspectives is by identifying and training world leaders and ambassadors of goodwill who bring travelers, history, and unforgettable experiences together. 

We partner with global travel companies to create meaningful career opportunities for these leaders to make a positive impact. 
 
To prepare these leaders for their journey, we provide world-class training programs, a family-like community, and ongoing career support so they can be successful in pursuing their dreams and making a difference.

At ITMI, we believe that travel is the passport to peace in our world. 

We believe that when we expand our perspectives of people, places, and cultures, we deepen our connection, compassion, and appreciation for all that is around us.

The way we elevate travel and expand perspectives is by identifying and training world leaders and ambassadors of goodwill who bring travelers, history, and unforgettable experiences together. 

We partner with global travel companies to create meaningful career opportunities for these leaders to make a positive impact. 
 
To prepare these leaders for their journey, we provide world-class training programs, a family-like community, and ongoing career support so they can be successful in pursuing their dreams and making a difference.

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