The 5 Elements of Effective Logos
By Amanda on February 24, 2015

Your logo is a crucial part of your travel agency’s image. While your logo doesn’t necessarily need to describe what your business does, it should reflect your business’s philosophy. Apple’s logo, for instance, embodies the sleek, simple and user-friendly traits of their products. If your logo is overly complicated, or not distinct enough, you risk…Continue reading: The 5 Elements of Effective Logos →

6 Signs You Should Become a Travel Agent
By Amanda on February 23, 2015

Have you ever considered starting your own travel agency — but you weren’t sure if it was right for you? If some or all of these six traits describe you, then chances are, you will be a successful independent travel agent! 1. You Love to Travel This one is simple. Are you a frequent flyer? Do…Continue reading: 6 Signs You Should Become a Travel Agent →

KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Sarah Moretz
By Amanda on February 20, 2015

Sarah Moretz, this month’s featured independent travel agent in our Pinnacle Agent Spotlight, has built her career by following her passions. In 2007, she got married and moved away from a job she loved. She was unsure about her next step, but she had always been an avid traveler. Her family and friends often sought…Continue reading: KHM Travel Agent Spotlight: Sarah Moretz →

Your Guide to this Year’s Oscar Nominees for Best Picture
By Amanda on February 19, 2015

If you follow Oscar buzz religiously, then chances are you have seen some or all of this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Picture. Movies often provide us with inspiring ideas on where to travel, and this year’s nominees are no exception. From an Art Nouveau department store in Germany to a historic small town in…Continue reading: Your Guide to this Year’s Oscar Nominees for Best Picture →

Not in New Orleans? Celebrate Mardi Gras in These Cities Across the U.S.
By Amanda on February 17, 2015

Even if you can’t make it to the Big Easy, plenty of cities around the country celebrate Fat Tuesday. They may not be as raucous or hedonistic as the festivities found on Bourbon Street, but they do all embrace the indulgent spirit of Mardi Gras. Mobile, Alabama: This southern town is thought to have hosted…Continue reading: Not in New Orleans? Celebrate Mardi Gras in These Cities Across the U.S. →

The World’s Most Unusual Places to Stay
By Amanda on February 16, 2015

These hotels and guesthouses may not offer all the luxuries of a five-star hotel, but they do offer an experience unlike any other. Want to unwind at the bottom of a lagoon, or with a clear view of the Northern Lights? These nine weird, wild and wondrous places to stay are anything but ordinary. Sala…Continue reading: The World’s Most Unusual Places to Stay →

Travel Agents Will Save Time & Money With Royal Caribbean’s New Espresso System
By Amanda on February 13, 2015

Royal Caribbean has announced their new reservation system for travel agents, Espresso, will launch in March of this year. Espresso is slated to create a more efficient, intuitive booking experience for agents. Espresso is especially helpful for cash-strapped independent travel agents because it’s free to use. Espresso will replace the CruiseMatch system currently in place…Continue reading: Travel Agents Will Save Time & Money With Royal Caribbean’s New Espresso System →

3 Reason to Travel to Europe in 2015
By Amanda on February 12, 2015

Bookings for European travel are up, thanks to the rising value of the dollar against the euro. As hotels, flights and tour packages become more affordable, travel agents are receiving more and more inquiries for trips across the pond. Take a look at the hottest trends for travelers heading to Europe this year. Special Interest…Continue reading: 3 Reason to Travel to Europe in 2015 →

The 6 Most Romantic Places to Travel
By Amanda on February 10, 2015

Valentine’s Day: you might love it, or you might be rolling your eyes at the thought of a day devoted to sending sappy cards and mass-produced teddy bears. Travel, however, can instill a sense of romance in even the most determined cynics. These six destinations are bound to fill you with warm fuzzy feelings, and…Continue reading: The 6 Most Romantic Places to Travel →

Booking Disney Cruises in 2015: What You Need to Know
By Amanda on February 09, 2015

Whether you’re vacationing with kids, or looking for a grown-up getaway at sea, Disney’s four ships provide plenty of enchantment for vacationers of any age. These tips and options to consider before embarking will ensure you and your family have a completely magical voyage. Pay Less Now if You Book Before Feb. 15th Disney Cruise…Continue reading: Booking Disney Cruises in 2015: What You Need to Know →