Archive for the Category "Travel Agent Training"

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…

KHM Travel Launches Redesigned Travel Agent Meeting Website

Written by: on July 13, 2015

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Travel Agent Meeting has always been our travel agents’ main resource for finding information about our live training events, FAM trips and industry trainings. Last week, KHM Travel Group launched a completely revamped and reorganized Travel Agent Meeting site that provides even more information, photos and a streamlined registration process. On our new and improved… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Stacey Ray

Written by: on July 10, 2015

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If you’ve followed our KHM Travel Group’s blog for the past few months, you’ll know that we regularly feature a Pinnacle Elite Agent. This month, we’d like to introduce one of the members of our new program, Basecamp, which is for agents who have reached the $50,000 revenue threshold. These agents are on their way… 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…

A First-Hand Look at the Value of Travel Insurance

Written by: on June 16, 2015

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Let’s face it: many travelers don’t give trip insurance a second thought when booking their vacations. Insurance companies, in general, tend to get a negative reputation. We really don’t ever look forward to buying insurance, because often it means paying for something that we (hopefully) won’t use. That’s one way to look at it. However,… Read the full article…

Carnival Corp. Announces New Social Impact Travel Brand, Fathom

Written by: on June 08, 2015

Carnival Corp Launches Fathom

Last week, Carnival Corporation made headlines with the launch of their new brand, fathom™. The world’s largest travel and leisure company also defined a new travel category, “social impact travel.” With Fathom’s launch, Carnival Corporation has set a precedent in the cruise industry by giving socially-minded travelers an accessible, structured way to participate in what has… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Expands Options for Special Needs Travelers

Written by: on June 04, 2015

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Part of a travel agent’s role is making the world a more accessible place for their clients. They bring travelers to far-off destinations they might never have dreamed of visiting, while minimizing the hassles their clients might experiences along the way. For travelers with disabilities, the desire to travel is equally strong. The hurdles, however, can… Read the full article…

How to Balance Work & Travel as an Independent Travel Agent

Written by: on June 02, 2015

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As a home-based travel agent, the line between “work” and “vacation” is somewhat blurred. It’s tempting to take a few hours during a family vacation for a site inspection or two. And if you’ve ever taken a FAM trip, you know there’s often time to unwind or explore the destination on your own. Regardless, having… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agents Live the Palace Life During Cancun FAM

Written by: on May 28, 2015

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Being an independent travel agent is hard work. Our agents put a lot of time and energy into planning clients’ trips and managing their businesses. Even on FAM trips, the days inspecting multiple resorts, engaging in product trainings and networking with suppliers can seem long. But ultimately, it’s more than worth it. Just ask the… Read the full article…