Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

Avalon FAM Enriches KHM Travel Agents’ Knowledge of River Cruising

Written by: on November 19, 2015


During a recent Avalon Waterways FAM, 12 of KHM Travel’s Pinnacle agents discovered that river cruising more than just a mode of transportation. It’s a completely unique travel experience. Between October 31st and November 7th, these top-producing agents cruised through France on Tapestry II, one of Avalon’s newest ships. Sandy Stemen, our Business Development Manager… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Hosts Our Last & Largest New Agent Boot Camp of 2015

Written by: on November 12, 2015


KHM Travel’s New Agent Boot Camps have been growing in popularity, and last week, we welcomed more agents than ever before to this two-day training event. A total of 41 agents from around the country gathered at our corporate office in Brunswick, Ohio on November 6 & 7. Boot Camp sessions are designed to provide… Read the full article…

3 Reasons Why Travel Agents are Thriving

Written by: on November 06, 2015


At KHM Travel, we work alongside thousands of travel agents. Our business wouldn’t exist without them, so to say we appreciate our travel agents is kind of an understatement! But we also know that a large majority of the population still has no idea that travel agents exist. In fact, six in 10 travelers have… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Beth Duppstadt

Written by: on October 12, 2015

KHM Pinnacle Agent Spotlight

Beth Duppstadt started planting the seeds of her Cincinnati-based travel business, LoveLand & Sea Travel, in 2009. She is a stay-at-home mom, but always wanted to be a business-owner. She needed something that would allow her to have a flexible schedule, so she could spend time with her son. After coordinating a trip to Jamaica,… Read the full article…

4 Ways Travel Agents Can Inspire Others to Travel

Written by: on October 01, 2015


Leisure travel of any kind is a luxury. It doesn’t matter if it’s a budget weekend road trip or an extravagant month-long jaunt through Europe. Neither one is a necessity, technically speaking, like food or electricity. To put it bluntly, people don’t have to spend money on vacations. But that’s where the travel industry swoops… Read the full article…

The Race to Crystal is On!

Written by: on September 24, 2015

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This past year’s Crystal Awards Ceremony was the premier KHM Travel Group event, held in February at the Hyatt Ziva in Jamaica. The Crystal Awards recognize the top-producing KHM Travel Agents in each of our Preferred Supplier categories. As we head into the final months of 2015, the Race to next year’s Crystal Awards Ceremony… Read the full article…

National Plan a Cruise Month Kicks Off with #Cruisesmile Sweepstakes

Written by: on September 23, 2015


National Plan a Cruise Month kicks off today with the launch of the #CruiseSmile sweepstakes! The #CruiseSmile sweepstakes, put on by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), is giving consumers a chance to win 31 cruises in each of the 31 days in October. The contest encourages travelers to send in photos of their #CruiseSmile through social… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Matt Hawks

Written by: on September 21, 2015

KHM Pinnacle Agent Spotlight

Experienced travel agents know that they aren’t just a business selling a service. They are fixtures in their communities, with the ability to develop trust and even friendships with their clients. Matt Hawks has used his passion for travel to connect with people in his community of Galax, Virginia. He got started with KHM Travel… Read the full article…

Why Workations are Important for Travel Agents

Written by: on September 17, 2015


Most people think travel agents go on a lot of vacations. Judging by the number of tropical photos and airport check-ins on my Facebook page, I guess I can understand why someone could get that idea. The truth is, however, that although travel agents may go on a lot of trips, very few of those… Read the full article…

Vote for KHM Travel as Best Host Agency in the 2016 Travvy Awards!

Written by: on September 14, 2015


KHM Travel Group agents and staff: it’s time to get loud! We have been nominated for the 2016 Travvy Awards, the 2nd annual competition hosted by travAllianceMedia that celebrates the best of the best in the travel industry. KHM Travel Group is in the running for Best Host Agency. The best part? Travel agents vote… Read the full article…