Articles Categorized as "Travel Agent Training"

Tips for Effective Time Management from Experienced Travel Agents

Written by: on March 20, 2017

  Over the years of working with home-based travel agents, we’ve learned that one of the biggest struggles for many new agents is time management. Many new agents start off working their travel business part-time, in addition to other full-time or part-time jobs. Especially for those that are new to working at home, balancing other… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Agents Expand Their Horizons at March Boot Camp

Written by: on March 06, 2017

  KHM Travel Group’s first Boot Camp of the year, March 1-3, not only featured a new location, but new workshops, panels and hands-on booking sessions. The updates and improvements are designed to ensure each travel agent leaves with the knowledge, tools and confidence needed to develop their business. It’s an investment in themselves and… Read the full article…

How to Survive Your First Travel Agent FAM Trip

Written by: on February 28, 2017

  So you’re an independent travel agent, and you’ve just registered for your first FAM (familiarization) trip. FAMs are one of the most valuable investments a travel agent can make — and they can also be a lot of fun — so get excited! However, preparing for a travel agent FAM is a different from… Read the full article…

7 Ways to Make 2017 Your Travel Agency’s Best Year Yet

Written by: on January 05, 2017

  Whether you are a brand new home-based travel agent or have been in the industry for years, a new year is the perfect time to examine your small business and re-focus. The following tips will help get your agency on track for its best year yet. 1. Determine your “Why” “Discover Your Why” is… Read the full article…

Exploring the Western Caribbean on the Norwegian Getaway Seminar at Sea

Written by: on December 19, 2016

  December 4th to 11th, KHM Travel’s National Training Director Marie Smith and Agent Trainer Chantelle Nye set sail on a Seminar at Sea on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Getaway. They accompanied 14 agents on a Western Caribbean cruise to the sunny ports of Roatan in Honduras, the brand new Harvest Caye in Belize, and Costa… Read the full article…

Becoming a Travel Agent: Home Office Essentials

Written by: on December 09, 2016

  If you’re considering becoming a travel agent from home, chances are you already have the bare necessities. You can get started with just your laptop, phone and a reliable internet connection. However, you will hopefully be spending a lot of time in your home office. This is where you’ll learn how to sell and… Read the full article…

Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Chris Schutz, Carnival Cruise Line

Written by: on November 18, 2016

  As we prepare for our 2017 Crystal Conference and Awards on the Conquest, there’s one BDM all agents should get to know. That’s Chris Schutz, our friendly Carnival Cruise Line BDM! Chris is always enthusiastic about working with travel agents and sharing her knowledge of Carnival to help them grow there businesses. She’s been… Read the full article…

Sponsored Post: Book Groups & Get Rewarded with Palladium Connect

Written by: on November 14, 2016

  KHM Travel Group’s sponsored blog posts give our top travel suppliers the opportunity to share more their products and services offered to travel agents. The sponsor for this post, Palladium Hotel Group, is based on Ibiza in the Balearic Islands, and is a multinational corporation that began over 40 years ago with the aim… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Welcomes Agents to Last Boot Camp of 2016

Written by: on November 10, 2016

  KHM Travel Group wrapped up its 2016 live event program with last week’s New Travel Agent Boot Camp session, held November 3-5. Our staff hosted 32 home-based travel agents from around the country for three days of education, discussion and workshops. Knowing your Preferred Suppliers and which suppliers to use is one of the… Read the full article…

Q & A with Will Medina on MeWed’s Love Mexico Conference

Written by: on November 02, 2016

  Calling all romance travel agents — and especially destination wedding specialists — Love Mexico is coming up, December 5-8, 2016. This year’s Love Mexico conference, which will be held in Puerto Vallarta, will also feature a very familiar Master of Ceremonies. Our own Will Medina, LoveShack Vacations’ Business Development Manager, will be emceeing the… Read the full article…