Your new career is preparing for take off

An exciting industry awaits…

What’s on offer

Business travel is a multi-billion pound industry with exciting jobs and fantastic career opportunities. The Giles Business Travel Academy is the first and only education establishment of its kind offering the unique, CTH endorsed Diploma in Business Travel.

We offer a unique mix of academic and hands on vocational training, with work placements with some well-known partners such as Best Western Hotels, Virgin Atlantic,  British Airways, Chiltern Railways,  and United Airlines.

Intro Video

Video Testimonial

Last year’s intake

Our 2013/14 class graduated on June 20th, all receiving their Diploma in Business Travel. Four of the seven student’s have already secured positions at leading Travel Management Companies (TMCs) and the remaining three have interviews lined up.

“I enjoyed everything during my time at the Giles Business Travel Academy. I learnt a lot from my mentors and have gained a lot of confidence. I feel like I could do anything now”
Simab Shabir, 
2014 Graduate
The Academy is a wonderful initiative and has my full support. I am really excited about the way in which we are trying to attract people into the industry. The Academy delivers the knowledge, the skills and also the inspiration to have a long and happy career in the business travel industry.”
Paul Wait, Chief Executive, GTMC


“I think you can be sure, if you’re an employer taking on a graduate of the Giles Business Travel Academy, that you’re getting the best in their class.”
Cheryl Gillan, Minister and Member of Parliament for Chesham & Amersham

You can have a look at some of pictures of what the recently graduated students got up to in their six months with the Academy in the gallery below, or visit the news section to find out more.

Next intake:

7th October 2014

Final few places remaining!

We’re open for applicants

We currently have limited spaces available for the next course, starting 7th October 2014. 

If you’d like to come along to gain a better understanding of the course or the Business Travel Industry itself, and have a look around the Academy, please let us know. We’d be happy to arrange a time to have a chat and show you around.


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Who we are

The Giles Business Travel Academy is part of the Giles Group, which also happens to be home to the multi-award winning, market-leading Business Travel consultancy, Giles Travel alongside a number of other brands including events management company Globe, leisure travel brand World by Design and Square1 Marketing.

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