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Getting to Know ASTA & Why It Matters to Travel Agents

Written by: on February 21, 2017

  For travel agents, one of the big advantages to working with a host travel agency are the host’s established industry affiliations. One of the most important organizations for travel agents in the United States is ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents. This past September, members of KHM Travel’s executive team joined travel travel… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group’s Rookie of the Year: Debbie Brisky

Written by: on February 15, 2017

  The travel industry is where our Rookie Agent of the Year, Debbie Brisky, was meant to be. She just took a few detours to get there. Prior to joining KHM Travel Group in January 2016, Debbie worked in real estate and property management for 20 years. Because of her hectic schedule and hours, she… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group Announces Agent Advisory Board

Written by: on February 13, 2017

  KHM Travel Group is excited to announce its new Advisory Board, which is comprised of 18 committed, experienced travel agents. This is the second edition of the Advisory Board, and while some of the original members are serving again, we are also excited to welcome many new faces! Bill Coyle, KHM Travel’s Industry Affairs… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Celebrates 2016 Accomplishments at Crystal Conference & Awards

Written by: on February 08, 2017

  KHM Travel Group has just returned from an amazing week at sea for the fourth annual Crystal Conference and Awards cruise on the Carnival Conquest. This was the second year that the Crystal Conference was held at sea, and it was our host agency’s biggest event to date! Our group of 361 travel agents,… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group Announces the 2016 Crystal Award Winners

Written by: on February 03, 2017

  Congratulations to KHM Travel Group’s 2016 Crystal Award Winners, who were honored on Wednesday on board the Carnival Conquest on this year’s Crystal Conference and Awards cruise. Our Crystal Awards are given to KHM Travel’s top-performing agents in the categories listed below. The staff of KHM Travel Group is proud of all the winners,… Read the full article…

5 Unforgettable and Unique Luxury Hotels in Europe

Written by: on February 01, 2017

  Europe is known for its history, and culture, and for being home to many of the world’s most iconic landmarks. In fact, these luxury hotels in Europe double as destinations unto themselves, with everything a traveler would need to feel comfortable and pampered. For high-end clients heading across the pond, suggest one (or more!)… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group & Carnival Take the Polar Bear Plunge

Written by: on January 26, 2017

  When is it completely sane to willingly jump into freezing cold water in the dead of winter? When it is for a good cause! For the past few years, a handful of KHM Travel Group agents have teamed up with our partners at Carnival Cruise Lines to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge. Over… Read the full article…

Congrats to the 2016 KHM Travel Pinnacle and Basecamp Agents!

Written by: on January 19, 2017

  In 2011, KHM Travel Group launched the Pinnacle Elite Agent Program to recognize top-producing travel agents and offer them additional tools, opportunities and incentives. That year, there were 32 agents who hit $100,000 in commissionable sales and were welcomed into the Pinnacle group. In 2016, 275 KHM Travel Agents hit Pinnacle level, and more… Read the full article…

6 Things No One Will Tell You About Becoming a Travel Agent

Written by: on January 18, 2017

  We happen to think that becoming a travel agent is one of the most rewarding paths you can take! However, it’s as much a lifestyle as it is a job. Clients can be demanding, and in such a rapidly-changing industry, it’s important for you, as an agent, to be adaptable as well! As a host… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Linda Thompson, Norwegian Cruise Line

Written by: on January 11, 2017

  Linda Thompson, our Business Development Manager with Norwegian Cruise Line, has been helping others develop their travel businesses for nearly 25 years. She started off as a travel agent herself in Youngstown, Ohio. Coincidentally, she worked with Cheryl Hudak, who is now the Regional Director of Sales with The Mark Travel Corp. From there,… Read the full article…