Articles Categorized as "Starting A Travel Agency"

KHM Travel Agents Elevate their Businesses at Destination Success

Written by: on October 27, 2016


Destination Success, KHM Travel Group’s live education and networking event, brought more than 60 agents to our office for four days of learning, networking and trade shows October 18-21. Plus, the anticipation built throughout the week because on Friday, we gave away a spot on the 2017 Crystal Conference and Awards cruise! Agents arrived on… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Kathy Killen, Royal Caribbean

Written by: on October 24, 2016


  Kathy Killen, our Strategic Account Manager from Royal Caribbean International is a familiar and welcome face here at our Corporate Office. And not just because she often comes bearing donuts and cupcakes! She’s also one of our agents’ biggest supporters, and one of the people all agents should get to know better! Kathy’s travel… Read the full article…

The Ultimate All-Inclusive Resort Style Guide

Written by: on October 11, 2016


Our Ultimate All-Inclusive Style Guide makes packing a breeze! Not only does it help travelers decipher resort dress codes, it’s the perfect tool for travel agents to share with their clients to help them pack for their big getaway. KHM Travel Group agents can download a copy of our Resort Style Guide and packing list… Read the full article…

Innovation Thrives at the ASTA Global Convention

Written by: on October 07, 2016


September 25th-28th, members of KHM Travel Group’s team joined travel agents, travel industry executives, and other industry experts and advocates at the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Global Convention. The conference, held in Reno, Nevada, emphasized the important role ASTA plays on both the political stage and in the business realm. KHM Travel Group’s… 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…

How to Connect with and Sell to Millennial Travel Clients

Written by: on September 27, 2016


  What’s the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the term “millennial”? Is it entitled? Spoiled? Impatient? Narcissistic? These are pretty common complaints about millennials, or those who were born between the late 1970s and 1995. On the surface, these may seem like travel clients you’d want to avoid. However, there’s… Read the full article…

KHM Agents Travel Forward Together at Delta Vacations University

Written by: on September 21, 2016


For the past 20+ years, MLT University has hosted one of the premier travel agent educational events in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year, the event underwent a change of name (to Delta Vacations University) and a change in location (to Atlanta). Despite the shake up, the conference remained a smoothly-run, highly valuable event for travel agents…. Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agents Discover What’s New with Sandals on Jamaica FAM

Written by: on September 08, 2016


GOGO Vacations hosted 58 KHM Travel Agents from August 25th through 29th, 2016 for a Sandals FAM trip in Jamaica. They experienced first-hand the romance and luxury Sandals offers, and gathered valuable insight to help their clients plan their next memorable getaway. Their host resort, the newly-renovated Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, provided a chic, scenic… 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…

6 Rules for Developing a Successful Travel Agency Brand

Written by: on August 30, 2016


As an independent travel agent, you and your brand are almost inseparable. Why? Because the primary product you are selling is yourself! Developing a brand takes some thought, because there are so many elements of your business that will be affected by your brand. This includes everything from your logo and tagline, to your Facebook… Read the full article…