Archive for the Category "Starting A Travel Agency"

Help KHM Travel Get to 5 Stars on Host Agency Reviews

Written by: on August 05, 2015

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If you already are an independent travel agent with KHM Travel Group, think back to those hours of research you did before joining. It was kind of nerve-wracking, right? By sharing your experience on our page on Host Agency Reviews, you could inspire others to join KHM Travel Group and save them the frustration of… Read the full article…

July Boot Camp Gives New Travel Agents the Tools for Success

Written by: on July 29, 2015

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KHM Travel Group’s third New Travel Agent Boot Camp live training session of 2015 was held July 24 and 25 at our home office in Brunswick, Ohio. Our training staff led a group of 30 travel agents through two days of new agent basics, workshops and supplier presentations. Along with travel industry knowledge, Boot Camp… Read the full article…

6 Reasons Why Owning a Home-Based Travel Agency Rocks

Written by: on July 22, 2015

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Prior to the emergence of the Internet, opportunities to work from home — and actually earn a decent income — were scarce. Now, more than three million Americans list their home as their primary place of work. This includes KHM Travel Group’s 3,500+ independent travel agents around the U.S. While some travel agencies continue to… Read the full article…

Training & Fun Go Hand-in-Hand at OSSN Travel Agent Forum

Written by: on July 07, 2015

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Las Vegas has a reputation for being America’s “Sin City,” but it’s also one of the most popular destinations for networking and professional conferences. And in the travel industry, business and fun go hand-in-hand! KHM Travel Group got a taste of both at the OSSN Home Based Travel Agent Forum, held June 21-24 at The Venetian… Read the full article…

4 Travel Agent Perks That Can Lead to a Happier Life

Written by: on April 01, 2015

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Being a travel agent may not be for everyone. However, for people who want to run their own business and love travel, it can be a truly fulfilling career. These are just a few of the ways that the rewards of being a travel professional can lead to a happier life overall. 1. Making New… Read the full article…

3 Reasons More People Are Booking Cruises with Travel Agents

Written by: on March 16, 2015

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According to Tripology.com, more than 85% of all cruises are booked by travel agents. Many former advocates of self-booking websites are even turning to the pros. Why? These are just a few of the reasons why more cruisers are relying on cruise specialists to plan their perfect vacation at sea. 1. They Know the Cruise… Read the full article…

6 Signs You Should Become a Travel Agent

Written by: on February 23, 2015

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Have you ever considered starting your own travel agency — but you weren’t sure if it was right for you? If some or all of these six traits describe you, then chances are, you will be a successful independent travel agent! 1. You Love to Travel This one is simple. Are you a frequent flyer? Do… Read the full article…

Vacationers are Tired of Do-It-Yourself Booking Websites

Written by: on January 21, 2015

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Gail Rosenblum, a writer for Minneapolis’s Star Tribune recently gushed about a trip she took to Costa Rica last summer with her family. As a “self-professed travel snob,” she had long been a believer in DIY bookings. With the happiness of four teenagers on the line, she took a friend’s advice and contacted a travel… Read the full article…

Recent Study Shows U.S. Travel Industry on the Climb

Written by: on February 13, 2014

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The U.S. Department of Labor just released the latest numbers, revealing that the U.S. travel industry is on the rise. According to the figures, the travel industry has shown faster growth than the rest of the economy’s job sectors and is now back to pre-recession levels. Read more at TravelPulse – U.S. Travel Industry Tops… Read the full article…

How To Use Travel Incentives as a Niche

Written by: on November 15, 2013

How To Use Travel Incentives as a Niche As a travel professional, you need to look at all the opportunities that are out there to promote your agency. When settling on your area of specialty, have you considered travel incentive programs? If not, you might want to carefully consider if this highly profitable specialty could… Read the full article…