Preferred Supplier Spotlight: Bonnie O’Neill, TravelSafe Insurance

Written by: on March 30, 2017

  In previous blog posts, we’ve covered the value of travel insurance and why travel agents should always offer it to their clients. Getting to know our partners in travel insurance will help you stand out to your clients, and demonstrate your commitment to their vacation investment. Our contact with TravelSafe Insurance is Bonnie O’Neill,… Read the full article…

Crystal Conference: Behind the Scenes on the Independence of the Seas

Written by: on March 24, 2017

  It was less than two months ago that we returned home from the 2017 Crystal Conference and Awards. And as of today, we have 10 months, one week and one day until our 2018 Crystal Conference and Awards! That time will fly… Now that this event has grown into KHM Travel’s national conference, the planning… Read the full article…

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 Agent Spotlight: Tomaka Bennon

Written by: on March 07, 2017

  With a Bachelors and Masters degree in accounting, Tomaka Bennon knew she had a solid foundation in terms of the financial side of starting a business. And she absolutely loved travel! Tomaka traveled frequently before becoming an agent, and always helped her friends and family plan their vacations too. However, when she started her… 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…

Getting to Know ASTA & Why It Matters to Travel Agents

Written by: on February 21, 2017

  For travel agents, one of the big advantages to working with a host travel agency are the host’s established industry affiliations. One of the most important organizations for travel agents in the United States is ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents. This past September, members of KHM Travel’s executive team joined travel travel… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group’s Rookie of the Year: Debbie Brisky

Written by: on February 15, 2017

  The travel industry is where our Rookie Agent of the Year, Debbie Brisky, was meant to be. She just took a few detours to get there. Prior to joining KHM Travel Group in January 2016, Debbie worked in real estate and property management for 20 years. Because of her hectic schedule and hours, she… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group Announces Agent Advisory Board

Written by: on February 13, 2017

  KHM Travel Group is excited to announce its new Advisory Board, which is comprised of 18 committed, experienced travel agents. This is the second edition of the Advisory Board, and while some of the original members are serving again, we are also excited to welcome many new faces! Bill Coyle, KHM Travel’s Industry Affairs… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Celebrates 2016 Accomplishments at Crystal Conference & Awards

Written by: on February 08, 2017

  KHM Travel Group has just returned from an amazing week at sea for the fourth annual Crystal Conference and Awards cruise on the Carnival Conquest. This was the second year that the Crystal Conference was held at sea, and it was our host agency’s biggest event to date! Our group of 361 travel agents,… Read the full article…