Archive for the Category "Travel Agent Training"

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…

9 Things Every Traveler Should Do on an Alaskan Cruise

Written by: on August 19, 2016

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As many travelers have realized, the only way to fully take in Alaska’s vast beauty and diverse wildlife is by ship. Many of the world’s top cruise lines, including Holland America, Princess, and Norwegian Cruise Line, have developed Alaskan itineraries that keep cruise passengers coming back again and again. In fact, there is now an… 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…

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…

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…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: William Gozzard, Travel Impressions

Written by: on July 15, 2016

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“Your success is our destination” is Travel Impressions’ slogan, and our new Business Development Manager, William Gozzard is excited to help agents reach success! William’s start in the travel industry was somewhat of accident. He was working at a market research firm, and wanted to advance into a management role. In his job search, he… Read the full article…

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Travel Agency

Written by: on July 14, 2016

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You love travel. You are thrilled by the idea of being a business owner. You can’t wait to get your travel agency set up, immerse yourself in training, and start planning memorable vacations! In all the excitement that comes with starting a home-based travel agency, many new agents forget or misunderstand their roles as an… Read the full article…

Traveling with Pets: How to Keep Our Furry Friends Safe & Comfortable

Written by: on July 06, 2016

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It can be hard to part with our four-legged friends when we go on vacation. In fact, a study by AAA and Best Western International reported that more than half of U.S. travelers take their cats and dogs on vacation with them. However, keeping our canine and feline family members comfortable and safe during travel… Read the full article…