The 8 Most Popular Destinations for Fourth of July Weekend

Written by: on July 03, 2015

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Fourth of July weekend is upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this most seminal of summer holidays. But first we wanted to know — where are Americans headed for their patriotic-themed picnics and parties? According to Hopper, a company that tracks travel data and trends, these were the cities that turned… Read the full article…

Celebrating Canada’s Top 5 Most-Visited Spots for Canada Day

Written by: on July 01, 2015

Happy Canada Day

America isn’t the only country to celebrate its birthday in July. If you’re from The Great White North, chances are you’ll be decked out in your maple leaf-themed gear today for Canada Day, eh! July 1st marks the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, in which the three separate British colonies of Nova Scotia,… Read the full article…

7 Ways to Learn More About KHM Travel Group

Written by: on June 24, 2015

KHM Travel on Twitter

If you’re reading this blog post, then there’s a 100% chance that you’ve visited KHM Travel Group’s website. Our website has all the important info someone looking to become a home-based travel agent might need. But there are plenty of other avenues to connect with us through social media, and in person! These are the… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Heads to Las Vegas for Home-Based Travel Agent Forum

Written by: on June 22, 2015

Viva Las Vegas

KHM Travel Group is one of more than 300 suppliers welcoming travel agents from across the country today at the Home-Based Travel Agent Forum in Las Vegas. The three-day conference is full of educational seminars, discussion panels with industry experts, and workshops geared specifically for the independent travel agent. The forum is hosted by the… Read the full article…

A First-Hand Look at the Value of Travel Insurance

Written by: on June 16, 2015

Travel Insurance

Let’s face it: many travelers don’t give trip insurance a second thought when booking their vacations. Insurance companies, in general, tend to get a negative reputation. We really don’t ever look forward to buying insurance, because often it means paying for something that we (hopefully) won’t use. That’s one way to look at it. However,… Read the full article…

Drive Quality Clients to Your Agency with Vacation.com’s Agent Snapshot

Written by: on June 11, 2015

Vacation.com Homepage

As a host travel agency, there are a few questions we hear from our new agents and potential agents all the time. Understandably, one of the most frequently asked questions is, “how will clients looking to book vacations find me?” What some agents don’t realize is that Vacation.com, KHM Travel Group’s consortium, offers a powerful… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Vineet Unadkat

Written by: on June 10, 2015

KHM Pinnacle Agent Spotlight

As a travel agent, Vineet Unadkat knows what really matters to his business. It’s what makes his profession so enjoyable, and what keeps him motivated. It’s not the income, or travel perks. It’s the thing some business owners lose sight of in the process of trying to earn a living: their customers. Vineet is based… Read the full article…

Carnival Corp. Announces New Social Impact Travel Brand, Fathom

Written by: on June 08, 2015

Carnival Corp Launches Fathom

Last week, Carnival Corporation made headlines with the launch of their new brand, fathom™. The world’s largest travel and leisure company also defined a new travel category, “social impact travel.” With Fathom’s launch, Carnival Corporation has set a precedent in the cruise industry by giving socially-minded travelers an accessible, structured way to participate in what has… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Expands Options for Special Needs Travelers

Written by: on June 04, 2015

Accessible Travel Beach

Part of a travel agent’s role is making the world a more accessible place for their clients. They bring travelers to far-off destinations they might never have dreamed of visiting, while minimizing the hassles their clients might experiences along the way. For travelers with disabilities, the desire to travel is equally strong. The hurdles, however, can… Read the full article…

How to Balance Work & Travel as an Independent Travel Agent

Written by: on June 02, 2015

Travel Agents Work Travel Balance

As a home-based travel agent, the line between “work” and “vacation” is somewhat blurred. It’s tempting to take a few hours during a family vacation for a site inspection or two. And if you’ve ever taken a FAM trip, you know there’s often time to unwind or explore the destination on your own. Regardless, having… Read the full article…