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CATA Training

Enables you to serve the largest growing market segment effectively.




SNG CATA Certification


Calling ALL Travel Professionals...


Become an SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate®!


Special Needs Group is proud to have certified over 4,000 travel professionals!


CATA training is as easy as 1,2,3!

In just three easy CATA travel agent courses you can become SNG CATA certified!


What is the SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate Training Program?

This is a three module, 65 minute, online travel agent course designed for Travel Professionals to increase their knowledge and earning opportunities in the accessible travel/special needs market.


Why get certified as an SNG CATA?

-The accessible travel/special needs market spends 13.6 billion dollars a year on vacations.

-Travelers with special needs take 32 million vacations a year.
24 million Americans with disabilities would travel more frequently if their special needs were better met.

-Gain access to marketing resources to help you grow your business with the fastest growing segment of travelers
-Achieve access to a unique logo to market yourself as an SNG CATA accessible travel agent
-Your agency will be listed as a "Certified Accessible Travel Advocate" on www.specialneedsgroup.com website. Consumers will be able to find your agency using the new search feature!


This will only be available for Certified accessible travel agents!



Who can get certified as an SNG CATA?


-Travel Professionals wishing to become SNG Certified Accessible Travel Agents must meet, at a minimum our Professional Standards for CATA Training Eligibility.


 Already Certified? We are glad that you are!

Thank you for your help on delivering an accessible world!






Click here to REGISTER for the SNG Accessible Travel Agents Partner Program and get started today!


Already registered with SNG? Click here to LOG IN to the SNG Travel Agent Resource Center to take advantage of the sales and marketing resources, plus have access to the SNG CATA travel agent course!




Travel Professionals wishing to acquire the SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocate designation must meet, at a minimum, the following standards and qualifications:
  1. must demonstrate subject matter proficiency
  2. must pass each of the three (3) certification module proficiency exams in the travel agent course
  3. must be affiliated with a Travel Agency registered with Special Needs Group at the time of certification
  4. must provide documentation verifying affiliation with ARC, CLIA, IATA (or IATAN)
  5. must not have been convicted of any felonious business conduct within last five (5) years
  6. must exhibit a willingness to service the needs of customers/clients identified as having a disability or other hardship creating  a “special need” at the time of  the travel
  7. must agree to exhibit, promote or otherwise refer to the SNG CATA Certification Mark in printed and electronic media
  8. must agree to abide by all terms and conditions for use of SNG CATA logos and the SNG website available at http://www.specialneedsatsea.com/agents/agent-signup-form/