Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

KHM Travel RDC Spotlight: Becki Doby, Southeast Region

Written by: on August 23, 2016

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She is an Army wife, mother of three, and travel agent. She also hosts exchange students and volunteers for mission trips. Becki Doby is a busy woman, but as our Southwest Regional Development Coordinator, she always makes family a priority. That means her husband, her kids, and her travel family! Because of her husband’s military… Read the full article…

Announcing our 2016 Compass Photo Contest Winner: Kathy Grayson

Written by: on August 22, 2016

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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…

August Boot Camp Attendees Expand Their Travel Agent Education

Written by: on August 15, 2016

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The KHM Travel Group team welcomed 39 agents to our corporate office in Ohio this past week, August 10th-12th, for our third Boot Camp of 2016. Every Boot Camp is designed to provide a solid foundation for new travel agents to kickstart their businesses. It’s also valuable for those who have been travel agents for awhile,… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Dianne Pierson, Viking Cruises

Written by: on August 08, 2016

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Dianne Pierson, our Business Development Director from Viking Cruises, majored in art education in college. While visiting Paris after she graduated, she fulfilled one of her lifelong dreams of seeing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre. This trip made her realize that she could experience the world’s most celebrated art and architecture through travel. The… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Jami Turner

Written by: on August 05, 2016

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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…

Rick Zimmerman named to Carnival’s Executive Partner Advisory Board

Written by: on August 04, 2016

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KHM Travel Group is excited to announce that our President and CEO Rick Zimmerman was named to Carnival Cruise Line’s 2016 Executive Partner Advisory Board. Rick joins 12 other leading travel executives on the board, which was created to offer feedback and share insight with Carnival’s senior sales leadership team. He says he was actually… Read the full article…

Cruising through Norway on the ms Koningsdam with Rick Zimmerman

Written by: on August 02, 2016

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KHM Travel’s President and CEO, Rick Zimmerman, recently had the honor of sailing on Holland America’s new ms Koningsdam with our consortium, Vacation.com, along with top travel industry executives. While sailing around the majestic fjords of Norway, the Vacation.com Elite Event attendees celebrated the consortium’s accomplishments of the past year, and discussed future plans. The… Read the full article…

Los Cabos Captivates KHM Travel Agents on Apple Vacations FAM

Written by: on July 25, 2016

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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

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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

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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…