Articles Categorized as "Building Your Business"

Congrats to the 2016 KHM Travel Pinnacle and Basecamp Agents!

Written by: on January 19, 2017

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  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…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Linda Thompson, Norwegian Cruise Line

Written by: on January 11, 2017

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  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…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Ashley DiMauro

Written by: on January 10, 2017

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  Even as an independent travel agent, you are never working alone. You have your host agency to support and advise you, and fellow agents to encourage and share experiences with you. Many new home-based travel agents also get a boost from their family and friends. Ashley DiMauro, of DiMauro Travel in Nebraska, joined KHM… Read the full article…

7 Ways to Make 2017 Your Travel Agency’s Best Year Yet

Written by: on January 05, 2017

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  Whether you are a brand new home-based travel agent or have been in the industry for years, a new year is the perfect time to examine your small business and re-focus. The following tips will help get your agency on track for its best year yet. 1. Determine your “Why” “Discover Your Why” is… Read the full article…

Setting Sail in 2017: Next Year’s New Cruise Ships

Written by: on December 29, 2016

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  The rise in cruising’s popularity is leading to more ships and more itineraries from almost every major cruise line. With so many options, there are more reasons to cruise now than ever before. Here are some of the most anticipated new ships hitting the seas in 2017. Viking Cruises Viking is growing, and fast!… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group’s 2016 Year in Review

Written by: on December 27, 2016

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  KHM Travel’s 2016 was packed with fun FAMs, agent success stories, and quite a few industry awards. All of these numbers and highlights from our 2016 Year in Review would not have been possible without our staff, our suppliers, and most importantly, our dedicated, hard-working travel agents! Our travel agents rocked their sales this… Read the full article…

Luxury & Adventure Await at these All-Inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica

Written by: on December 22, 2016

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With mountains, beaches and rainforests, Costa Rica is one of the most diverse vacation destinations in Central America. It is known for eco-tourism, but it also plenty of options for relaxation, romance and for adventure. More all-inclusive accommodations are also popping up to match the demand for stays in this scenic, alluring country. These resorts… Read the full article…

Exploring the Western Caribbean on the Norwegian Getaway Seminar at Sea

Written by: on December 19, 2016

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  December 4th to 11th, KHM Travel’s National Training Director Marie Smith and Agent Trainer Chantelle Nye set sail on a Seminar at Sea on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Getaway. They accompanied 14 agents on a Western Caribbean cruise to the sunny ports of Roatan in Honduras, the brand new Harvest Caye in Belize, and Costa… Read the full article…

The Hottest Travel Destinations for 2017

Written by: on December 15, 2016

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  We almost can’t believe 2016 is drawing to an end, but a new year means new goals. Is visiting somewhere new among your resolutions for next year? Or are you an independent travel agent trying to anticipate your clients’ requests? Check out these seven exciting destinations that are slated to entice travelers from around… Read the full article…

Becoming a Travel Agent: Home Office Essentials

Written by: on December 09, 2016

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  If you’re considering becoming a travel agent from home, chances are you already have the bare necessities. You can get started with just your laptop, phone and a reliable internet connection. However, you will hopefully be spending a lot of time in your home office. This is where you’ll learn how to sell and… Read the full article…