Articles Categorized as "Starting A Travel Agency"

5 Reasons to Attend the Travel Leaders Network Conference

Written by: on May 23, 2017

  From Monday, May 1 through Thursday, May 4, Travel Leaders Network held their first conference since the three companies (Travel Leaders Associates, Results! Travel and Vacation.com) joined forces in August. The conference, held in Orlando, had speakers such as technology icon Steve Wozniak and author and business coach Mike Marchev. The topics ranged from… Read the full article…

A Travel Agent’s Most Important Networking Tool: The 30-Second Commercial

Written by: on May 18, 2017

  Written by: Carolyn Sekerak, KHM Travel Group’s Creative Marketing Director Establishing a good 30-Second Commercial (also referred to as an Elevator Pitch) is a crucial part of your marketing strategy – as crucial as your choosing agency name, building a brand and designing a business card! After all, one of the most frequent questions… Read the full article…

Celebrating Norwegian Cruise Line’s Inaugural Cuba Cruise

Written by: on May 11, 2017

  May 1st through the 5th, 2017 KHM Travel Group’s Vice President of Agent Operations Lisa Morris had the opportunity to experience a first for our Preferred Supplier Norwegian Cruise Line. Along with other travel industry executives and members of the media, she sailed on the Norwegian Sky on the cruise line’s first trip to… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group Honored with Travel Leaders Network Chairman’s Host Award

Written by: on May 06, 2017

  At the 11th annual Power of the Partnership Awards Ceremony on May 4th, KHM Travel Group was recognized by Travel Leaders Network with the Chairman’s Host Award for U.S. Agency Affiliates. The Chairman’s Awards were presented to Travel Leaders member agencies with the highest supplier sales in 2016. The award is one of Travel… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Linda Anderson

Written by: on May 05, 2017

  KHM Travel Agent Linda Anderson started her travel business in 2013 because she wanted to be a positive part of others’ lives by helping them create happy memories. Appropriately, she decided to name her Michigan-based agency All Smiles Travel. Of course, the road to building a business is not exactly all smiles. In her… Read the full article…

What to Pack for a Travel Agent FAM Trip

Written by: on April 26, 2017

  The KHM Travel blog has already emphasized the importance of investing in FAMs, and offered valuable tips for surviving your first FAM as a travel agent. As the trip draws closer and closer, there’s another question that you’ll probably be asking… “What do I need to pack?” Your attire will depend on the destination… Read the full article…

What Makes a Travel Agent Successful?

Written by: on April 19, 2017

Starting an independent travel agency takes dedication, patience, and a little bit of courage. New agents need to focus on laying a solid foundation for their agency through education and business planning. Progressing from a beginner agent to a savvy travel professional is the next logical step. But what does it take to get to… Read the full article…

Travel Agents: Expand Your Professional Network on LinkedIn

Written by: on April 12, 2017

  Networking is so essential to our personal and professional lives that many of the most popular and most used apps and websites were developed specifically for connecting with others. They are our social networks! Among them, LinkedIn continues to be the number one social network for professionals. It may not seem as visually dazzling… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Tasha Lynn Stahl

Written by: on April 05, 2017

  Our Pinnacle Agent of the Month, Tasha Lynn Stahl, is no stranger to obstacles. However, in her time as a travel agent, she’s become an expert at finding ways to overcome them. She actually hadn’t traveled on an airplane until she visited New York City in 2003, but she loved travel. Her travel addiction… Read the full article…

Uncovering the Benefit of Public Relations for Travel Agents

Written by: on April 04, 2017

  Whether you realize it or not, Public Relations (PR) is a concept that is probably in your mind every single day. To put it simply, Public Relations is using communication to build positive awareness and interest in your brand. Often times it is far more impactful than paid advertising as it lends credibility to… Read the full article…