Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Sandy Stemen of Globus

Written by: on May 25, 2016

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When we talk about the KHM Travel Family, we aren’t just referring to our agents and staff. Our suppliers are just as vital to our host agency, and in some cases, our team has had the pleasure of working with supplier representatives for as long as we’ve been a company! Sandy Stemen, the Globus Family… Read the full article…

10 Key Twitter Tips for Travel Agents

Written by: on May 24, 2016

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Twitter’s lightning-fast pace and 140-character limit make it among the trickier social media platforms to master. Keeping up with the constant flux of trending topics and hashtags can seem like a full-time job, and it takes some time to learn the language of the Twitterverse. However, if your audience is on Twitter, then it’s a… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Marj Lindner

Written by: on May 18, 2016

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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…

May Boot Camp Gives New Travel Agents Confidence & Knowledge

Written by: on May 17, 2016

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Our second Boot Camp event of the year brought 36 KHM Travel Agents to our corporate office, May 11th-13th. Every Boot Camp is a little different, because our training team takes feedback from previous travel agent training sessions to improve the events that follow it. Day 1 included trainings on why to use preferred suppliers,… Read the full article…

31 Reasons to Be Thankful For Travel Agents

Written by: on May 09, 2016

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The National Association for Career Travel Agents (NACTA) has deemed the month of May National Travel Consultant Month. According to NACTA’s website, “One day or even a week is not enough time to recognize what travel consultants do throughout the year.” We’ve already kicked off this month-long celebration by promoting Travel Agent Appreciation Day on… Read the full article…

Mixing the Old & New On Board Holland America’s ms Koningsdam

Written by: on May 06, 2016

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Do you have clients looking for a cruise that embraces both the classic and the contemporary? Will, the Business Development Manager for our partner company LoveShack Vacations, recently returned from a cruise that blended these two concepts perfectly. His 12-day voyage on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam took him through three countries and eight ports that are… Read the full article…

9 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Carnival Cruise Line

Written by: on May 02, 2016

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Carnival Cruise Line has come a long way since its launch in 1972. Its first ship, the TSS Mardi Gras, ran aground on a sandbar on its inaugural voyage from Miami to Puerto Rico. This was just a minor setback, however. Now, Carnival’s fleet of Fun Ships, with their signature red, white and blue funnels,… Read the full article…

6 All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica for Family Fun

Written by: on April 28, 2016

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The Island of “All Right” welcomes visitors of all ages to explore its natural beauty, world-renown beaches, and expanding number of all-inclusive resorts. The majority of travelers to Jamaica stay in one of the three main tourist areas — Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios. The all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica below provide plenty of recreation… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Tina Tiano of Apple Vacations

Written by: on April 25, 2016

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Even after 25+ years in the industry, our Apple Vacations Regional Sales Manager, Tina Tiano, is still fueled by her passion for travel. She started her career by seeking out an internship with a travel agency in Akron, Ohio. After quickly learning the ropes there, she worked her way up to Leisure Manager at the… Read the full article…

KHM Travel’s Live Travel Agent Training Events: A Comparison

Written by: on April 18, 2016

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KHM Travel Group prides itself on offering the best live training events for travel agents. We are constantly trying to improve and expand upon our educational offerings. The three main training events held by KHM Travel Group staff are Boot Camp, Destination Success, and Travel Agent Masters Weekend. We often get questions from agents like,… Read the full article…