Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

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

Written by: on May 02, 2016


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


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


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


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…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Nancy Gould

Written by: on April 12, 2016

KHM Pinnacle Agent Spotlight

For many new agents, the idea of learning about and planning travel is exhilarating, but the idea of actually selling travel is intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. This month’s featured Pinnacle travel agent, Nancy Gould, has learned that marketing her travel business doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. All it takes is… Read the full article…

Tips for Easy, Safe Traveling with Food Allergies

Written by: on April 08, 2016


Food allergies and special diets shouldn’t stop travelers from seeking out new destinations, because everyone deserves a chance to explore the world. Still, keep in mind that some destinations will be more accommodating than others. Ask your clients about any food allergies upfront so you can do your research and plan ahead. Airlines, hotels and… Read the full article…

KHM Travel’s Madison Isom Sailing on the Inaugural Fathom Cruise

Written by: on April 07, 2016

Carnival Corp Launches Fathom

UPDATE, APRIL 11: Due to unforeseen delays with the U.S. Coast Guard, the inaugural Fathom Cruise has been cancelled. Check out TravelPulse’s coverage of the story for the latest updates. We will keep you posted as to the possible rescheduling of the cruise and Madison’s trip. Last June, Carnival Corporation made headlines with the announcement… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: GOGO Worldwide Vacations

Written by: on April 04, 2016


GOGO Worldwide Vacations has been a leading travel wholesaler in the US for more than 60 years. They exclusively work with travel agents, and because of their extensive connections, can offer competitive commission rates and complimentary VIP perks to travel clients. KHM Travel works with David Mostert, our Senior Business Development Manager with GOGO Vacations…. Read the full article…

What’s Your Niche? 6 Ideas for Choosing a Travel Specialty

Written by: on March 31, 2016


There’s SO much out there when it comes to travel. Travel agents get a variety of requests, from the Dominican Republic to Dubai to Denmark. On top of that, there’s an abundance of reasons why people travel – for honeymoons, for family reunions, for business. It’s completely possible to cater to all types of clients… Read the full article…

Mark Travel Madness Focus: Southwest Vacations

Written by: on March 28, 2016


This is the final week of our Mark Travel Madness contest! Have you checked out the standings in the Portal yet? With just a few days left, there are many KHM Travel Agents in the mix to win either a complimentary trip to the 2016 Mark Travel Summit, or a spot on a Mark Travel/KHM… Read the full article…