Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

Los Cabos Captivates KHM Travel Agents on Apple Vacations FAM

Written by: on July 25, 2016


July 11th-14th, a group of 20 KHM Travel Agents and our West Coast Support Specialist, Ilma Abelyan, traveled to Los Cabos for our Apple Vacations FAM! The area of Los Cabos, or “the tips,” is named for its location at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. While it is in Mexico, it’s a world… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Lucretia Webb, Delta Vacations

Written by: on July 22, 2016


After working in Corporate Sales for 19 years, Lucretia Webb is happy to report that she is now on the “fun side of the business.” That means she gets to work with travel agents, as our Business Development Manager with Delta Vacations. Visiting New York City and Los Angeles as a high school student sparked… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group RDC Spotlight: Jimmy Fair, East Region

Written by: on July 19, 2016


If you’ve attended Destination Success at KHM Travel Group’s home office in Ohio, chances are very good you’ve met Jimmy Fair. Uncle Jimmy, as he’s known to many KHMers, is our Regional Development Coordinator for the East Region. He’s been with KHM Travel Group for eight years, and has become a familiar face at training… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: William Gozzard, Travel Impressions

Written by: on July 15, 2016


“Your success is our destination” is Travel Impressions’ slogan, and our new Business Development Manager, William Gozzard is excited to help agents reach success! William’s start in the travel industry was somewhat of accident. He was working at a market research firm, and wanted to advance into a management role. In his job search, he… Read the full article…

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Travel Agency

Written by: on July 14, 2016


You love travel. You are thrilled by the idea of being a business owner. You can’t wait to get your travel agency set up, immerse yourself in training, and start planning memorable vacations! In all the excitement that comes with starting a home-based travel agency, many new agents forget or misunderstand their roles as an… Read the full article…

6 Valuable Sources of Creative Inspiration for Travel Agents

Written by: on July 08, 2016


Some days, the creative juices just flow. Other days, it can seem impossible to think of a single thing to post on Facebook. Where can travel agents turn when they need a creative pick-me-up? These sources will help fuel travel agents’ creativity, so they can amp up their marketing efforts and keep their social media… Read the full article…

Traveling with Pets: How to Keep Our Furry Friends Safe & Comfortable

Written by: on July 06, 2016


It can be hard to part with our four-legged friends when we go on vacation. In fact, a study by AAA and Best Western International reported that more than half of U.S. travelers take their cats and dogs on vacation with them. However, keeping our canine and feline family members comfortable and safe during travel… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group RDC Spotlight: Bryan Overmann, Midwest Region

Written by: on July 01, 2016


Bryan Overmann is KHM Travel Group’s newest Regional Development Coordinator, but he’s been passionate about travel since he was young. He was inspired by the stories his grandparents would tell him about their travels all over the world. As a veteran travel agent and RDC, he’s kept their legacy of travel alive. In 2001, he… Read the full article…

Karisma FAM Immerses KHM Agents in the Gourmet Inclusive Experience

Written by: on June 30, 2016


Karisma Hotels and Resorts are known for their innovative properties, and their commitment to quality. The new El Dorado Seaside Suites, which 18 of KHM Travel Group’s agents and staff got to experience June 21-24, are no exception.   Marie Smith and Chantelle Nye from KHM Travel’s training department accompanied agents on this FAM. Maria… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Glenda Ruiz

Written by: on June 28, 2016

KHM Pinnacle Agent Spotlight

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…