Articles Categorized as "KHM Travel Agent Spotlight"

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Ashley DiMauro

Written by: on January 10, 2017


  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…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Barbara Crosby

Written by: on December 02, 2016


  When Barbara Crosby first started her travel agency in April of 2010, she specialized in Hawaii because that was what she knew. When her children were young, they took a family vacation to Hawaii and absolutely loved it. She says it was the most memorable trip she’s taken to date! “We all surfed, snorkeled,… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Gerri Augustine

Written by: on November 04, 2016


  Gerri Augustine’s professional life has come full circle. Twenty-five years ago she took her first job as a travel agent, which kickstarted her long career in service and hospitality. After that, she owned a string of health clubs for women, and oversaw 300 employees in 30 locations across New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania…. Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Emily Kladivo

Written by: on October 05, 2016


We often hear that when one door closes, another one opens. The truth is, sometimes we don’t even notice those other doors until we’re forced to look around at other options. Emily Kladivo of Emily’s Travel in Hibbing, Minnesota was working in a bridal shop in 2011 when she sustained a serious back injury. For… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Nicole Dobrich

Written by: on September 01, 2016


A love of travel is key for independent travel agents, but it’s just one of many ingredients needed to be successful. A passion for learning new things, and for going above and beyond for clients, are also essential characteristics of top-producing travel agents. Nicole Dobrich launched her travel agency with KHM Travel Group in February… Read the full article…

Announcing our 2016 Compass Photo Contest Winner: Kathy Grayson

Written by: on August 22, 2016


Checking the mail each day may seem like a chore, but for travel agent Kathy Grayson a simple trip to the mailbox landed her a spot on KHM Travel Group’s 2017 Crystal Awards Cruise. Kathy Grayson of Run Free Travel in Clarksville, Tennessee submitted her prize-winning photo as part of our “Show Us Your Compass”… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Jami Turner

Written by: on August 05, 2016


It is fitting that this month’s Featured Pinnacle Agent, Jami Turner, named her agency The Travel Fanatic. A self-proclaimed travel junkie, she traveled all over the world even before launching her Texas-based travel business in April 2014. She admits that it’s hard to pick her favorite destination or most memorable trip, because all travel is… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Glenda Ruiz

Written by: on June 28, 2016


Many people spend their entire career searching for a job that is both financially and personally fulfilling. They want to find something they love; something that doesn’t really feel like work. After working long hours at IBM as at IT specialist, KHM Travel Agent Glenda Ruiz decided that if she was going to be working… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Marj Lindner

Written by: on May 18, 2016


Marj Lindner completed her initial travel agent training in 2001, and within a month the travel industry was changed forever when the World Trade Center fell. Nearly all travel came to a standstill. For a new travel agent, this was a major hurdle, to say the least. But Marj continued to pursue her passion for… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Nancy Gould

Written by: on April 12, 2016


For many new agents, the idea of learning about and planning travel is exhilarating, but the idea of actually selling travel is intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. This month’s featured Pinnacle travel agent, Nancy Gould, has learned that marketing her travel business doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. All it takes is… Read the full article…