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Learning Journeys Professional Development Series : India and Ethiopia cart Book Now
time 10 Days / 6 Nights Starting at $2275 PP

Professional Development Series in Northern India and Ethiopia: Selling In New Markets:  Exotics- Targeting Groups and Independent Travelers by Niche

10 Travel Institute CEU Credits

Land and Air Inclusive- Air Sponsered By  Ethiopian Airways

Limited to 20 Travel Professionals

Join Professor Carol Dimopoulos on an unforgettable professional development symposium in India and Ethiopia to learn new skills to attract and grow your business in the exotic global markets for groups and independent travelers. The symposium will be a combination of class and hands-on learning experiences sampling transformative travel offerings. 

For years travelers seeking serenity and spiritual renewal have made their way to India’s ashrams and retreat centers to learn the wisdom of ancient practices like yoga, meditation and Ayurveda Indian healing. This sojourn is designed for personal reflection and growth. You will have the opportunity to interact with experts and learn many new things as well as experience cultural exposures during your journey which includes yoga and wellness classes,  a visit to the Taj Mahal and Red Fort,,community service and voluntourism projects, Ayurveda  cooking demonstration and astrology palmistry session , temple and village visit and an exploration of the Beatles Ashram..  Then , off to Ethiopia, the cradle of civilization.  Visit the bustling city of Addis Ababa , visit the African Union and National Museum., where you will see Lucy.  She is the oldest human to be discovered, dating to over 3M years ago. Visit a monastery and immerse with local culture and foods.  Join us for a unique experience and learn how to grow your business by selling exotic journeys.



inclusion Inclusions


Five Professional Development Training Sessions including materials and certification


  • Includes all training sessions and materials. Certification available.
  • all meals


  • Round trip air from NYC- Flights Addis Ababa/Delhi
  • Delhi: Transportation in very comfortable air-conditioned mini coach (09-12 pax) / large coach (13 pax onwards)
  • Haridwar & Rishikesh: Transportation in very comfortable air-conditioned Tempo Traveller & Toyota Innova as per group size. Travel by Mini coach in Rishikesh is not recommended due to narrow roads and bands.
  • Train ticket in air-conditioned chair car cabin  for Delhi-Agra-Delhi and Delhi-Haridwar

Guide, Sightseeing & Local Assistance

  • All entrance fees to sites and monuments as per the itinerary.
  • Learning Journeys Representative for assistance at airport & railway station transfers.
  • All currently applicable taxes

Special Site events & Activities

  • Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi lanes
  • 3 Yoga Sessions -Rishikesh as per itinerary
  • Visit the Taj Mahal
  • Family meet & visit, cooking and lunch in Haridwar
  • Meeting with an Astrologer in Rishikesh
  • Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Haridwar and Rishikesh
  • Visit to the hill top temple of Goddess of Power in Rishikesh
  • Community services in Purkal Youth Development Society
  • Addis Ababa City Tour/ National Museum
  • Debre Libanos Monastery and Jemma River Gorge


Delhi- The Lalit (2)

Rishikesh- Aloha (2)

Addis Ababa-Sheraton/(2)


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Oct 4 - Oct 13