Valerie Wilson Travel

Associate Access

Our comprehensive training and mentoring program, empowering entrepreneurs to become independent luxury travel professionals.

About the Program

VWT’s Associate Access program is designed to empower and enable you to build a successful travel business. The 12-month program allows you to:

  • Learn the luxury travel business from the ground up.
  • Get personalized training.  The program combines VWT’s Power of Access® with weekly face-to-face online training positioning you to begin booking travel and earning commission within six months.
  • Develop marketing skills to promote your expertise and unique brand.
  • Participate in a community with other Associate Access program members in VWT’s community.

The Details

Learn from leading travel professionals with over 30 years of experience.

  • 12 months of personalized training and high-touch work with a dedicated mentor.  The personalized training is done online allowing for convenience, flexibility, and interaction.
  • Training includes how you will gain a competitive advantage with Valerie Wilson Travel’s Power of Access® – Suite Access®, Insider Access and Fly with VWT®.
  • Invitations to exclusive travel industry events – VWT’s Annual Cruise, Tour, and Suite Access Fairs.
  • Attain a travel industry certification through the Virtuoso Certified Travel Advisor program specifically designed for new travel professionals at Valerie Wilson Travel’s program rate.
  • Marketing strategies and campaigns from Valerie Wilson Travel’s in-house marketing team.
our success stories

“VWT’s Associate Access Program provided me with the tools and resources I needed to launch my second career in the travel industry. I learned a great deal, and even now, years later, I still rely on the expertise and knowledge shared with me during my training. From the start, I have felt VWT’s support towards helping me succeed and grow my business. I am so grateful to have been a part of the program!”

-Betsy Polatsch, Joined in 2017

“The VWT Associate Access program opened up a new and exciting career for me.  VWT’s extensive training program enabled me the confidence and knowledge to curate special unique experiences for clients.  The ongoing mentorship and guidance provided throughout the program has been instrumental in my professional growth and success.  VWT is not just a business, but a special family that I am thankful and proud to be a part of.”

-Susan Gringauz, Joined in 2018

“At VWT, we are committed to finding and growing new talent. In seeking out young people and career-changers who are passionate about travel, we are able to help shape and guide the next generation of Advisors. There is nothing more thrilling than to help cultivate new talent and see an entrepreneur succeed under the VWT umbrella.”

-Kimberly Wilson Wetty, Co-President & Owner
To learn more about the application process,
please email associateaccess@vwti.com