Independent Travel Agent Applicant

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Become A Travel Professional

Make a difference with a career in the travel industry.  At Horizon Dream Travel, we put our clients first and apply the Golden Rule in daily operations and interactions.  We’re looking for extraordinary people to join our talented team. Our service-oriented, ethical, knowledgeable agents are the heart of our vision to indivdually curate and plan dream vacations that create a lifetime of memories.

What We Offer

When you join our team, you’ll get access to an Agent Portal which is a guided dashboard to help you navigate all the tools you’ll need in the business. And within 5 business days, you’ll get access to all of your agent tools. Learn more about what’s included below!

What We Have For You

  • NAgent Portal Access
  • NCompetitive commission rates up to 90% *
  • NTravel Professional Training Kit ($3,323 value) *
  • NTravel eSolutions CRM (TESS - $25 monthly value)
  • NTravel Leaders Network Membership

Some Of The Benefits

  • NFlexible work schedule
  • NWork from home or while traveling
  • NUnlimited income potential
  • NPersonal travel perks and discounts

Tools For Success

  • NTravefy itinerary management ($39 monthly value)
  • NAccess to hundreds of suppliers
  • NEngagement Email Marketing
  • NYou keep 100% of your planning fees **
  • NLead generation tool
  • NPowerful booking tools for cruises, trips and hotels

* Based on selected monthly plan

** minus applicable bank fees

Business Essentials

Travel eSolutions CRM (TESS)

Manage your trips, sales, commissions like a true travel professional!

($25 monthly value)

TESS is an all-in-one platform to automate and manage your clients and commissions. Stay on top of your payments, view your clients’ current and upcoming trips at a glance, trigger automated reminders, and create simple summary reports of your earnings to be paid.


Run the business side of your travel business with ease!

($39 monthly value)

Travefy streamlines your travel planning and makes your client experience smoother with simple itinerary management, automated quotes and proposals, and more. With this industry leading software, you can easily process credit cards for clients, create custom forms tailored to your business, and even create your own Travefy profile to attract new leads.

Travel Professional Training Kit

Your comprehensive guide to starting and scaling the travel business of your dreams!

($3,323.34 value)

This robust training program teaches you everything you need to know as a new travel professional in order to skyrocket your personal success under a host agency. This program is 100% self-paced, with two months of on-line support and four live classes for hands on support as you begin to book your initial vacations. It includes 10 on-demand training modules, live sessions, a support network of travel professionals, as well as templates, tools, and bonus resources to support your growth.

    • 10 on-demand training modules
    • Forever access to the membership site & any new content in the future
    • Best practices for sales & service
    • How to market yourself under your host’s brand
    • How to flourish under a hosting or agency set up
    • 60 days in our on-line community; build friendships with other new agents
    • Templates, tools, and bonus resources to support your growth
    • 8 Live Training Sessions (replays available):
    • How to book Cruises, Vacation Packages, Disney, Airfare
CLIA Eligibility

With a Horizon Dream Travel membership, you’ll have the ability to obtain a CLIA EMBARC ID for travel discounts and FAM (Familiarization) trips.

Agent Perks & Resources

Travel Industry Solutions

Get 10% off Travel Industry Solutions as a Horizon Dream Travel member! As a TIS member, you’ll have access to the private library of scripts, tools, checklists, guidance, and strategies. Plus, you’ll gain access to marketing tools and the travel industry’s only warrantied legal contracts for travel agency owners and independent travel advisors, such as client terms and conditions, waivers, independent subagent, group leader, and influencer agreements, and more.

Business Phone Service

Centralize your client contact with a Horizon Dream Travel phone extension or a direct-dial number (available at top-tier subscription).  This allows you to make and receive calls without giving out your personal phone number

Appointment Scheduling Tool

Save time and streamline your client workflow with automated scheduling, appointment reminders and  calendar management. Our industry-standard collaboration tools offer premium options for enhanced scheduling and booking for travel agents.

Industry Standard Collaboration Tools

Using industry standard collaboration tools, you can integrate email, calendars, appointments and video conferences to streamline your daily work.

Personal Discounts Membership

You will have access to a FREE discount membership through one of our business to business relationships.  You get instant access to exclusive deals, limited-time offers and members-only perks on the products, services and experiences you need and love for your personal use.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need experience to join?

No, we welcome new and experienced agents. We have all the tools you need to be successful as a travel advisor new or experienced.

What's required of me as an agent?

If you have a passion for travel, willing to help grow our agency and can check the box on any or all of the items below, you’re a perfect fit for Horizon Dream Travel!

    • A lover of travel and enjoy trip planning
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • A background in travel, hospitality or customer service
    • Social media skills on various platforms
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Technology Skills: Someone who knows their way around a computer, Microsoft Office and mobile technologies
    • Have a willingness to learn
    • A desire to do something you love and have fun doing it
Does HDT have seller of travel licensing in all states that require it?

We are licensed in the states of Florida, California, and Washington.  However, we are not licensed in Hawaii.

Am I considered and employee of Horizon Dream Travel?

No, you are an Independent contractor (1099 based income) of Horizon Dream Travel operating under our business entity and credentials.  It is a commission-based role and is not a hourly position.

Am I required to obtain additional E&O Insurance?

HDT carries a $1M policy but it is strongly recommended you get your own but is not required to do business.

Do I enter my planning fees in TESS?

Should you chose to use the HDT’s account and links, you will need to track this in TESS.  Our supplier’s processing and transaction fees will be deducted from your proceeds.  However, should you choose to process your own planning fees, you will need to keep track of your fees separately and outside of TESS. We recommend using PayPal or Stripe. Please be aware that charging fees are prohibited in some states; it is your responsibility to check for your state.

How and when will I get paid?

Our suppliers pay HDT your commission and we pay commissions to you every Tuesday via PayPal.  A PayPal account is required to receive commissions.

Can I change my commission tier anytime?

No, you can only change your commission tier on your anniversary date. You will need to make this request no less than 30 days before your anniversary date. Please submit a ticket to [email protected] that contains the tier you’d like to move to.

Will I be able to keep my clients if I leave HDT?

As an independent contractor acting on behalf of Horizon Dream Travel LLC, all clients belong to Horizon Dream Travel LLC.  However, at this time, we do not require a non-compete to be signed as part of your contract.  Horizon Dream Travel LLC will continue to service, market to and solicite any clients brought in during your contracted term with Horizon Dream Travel LLC.

Can I cancel my membership at anytime?

Yes, you will need to give HDT a minimum of 30 days notice for cancellation.  Refunds unavailable for unused monthly/annual subscription terms.

Apply Today

If you are interested in becoming a travel professional with Horizon Dream Travel LLC, please fill out the form below.  Once we have received your application, we will work to setup a meeting to discuss this opportunity.  We look forward to speaking with you soon!

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