Articles Categorized as "Travel Agent Education"

What Travel Agents Need to Know about Volunteer Travel

Written by: on April 17, 2019

  By Carolyn Sekerak, KHM Travel Group’s Marketing Director Last month, I had the opportunity to travel with others from my church to Thailand. The goal was to serve for a week at a home for girls in partnership with Remember Nhu, a nonprofit organization working around the globe to prevent sex trafficking by housing,… Read the full article…

Which ID Do You Need to Travel?

Written by: on April 15, 2019

  Can you imagine waiting months for your dream vacation, only to arrive at the airport and find that you can’t get on the plane? If your travel clients don’t have the right travel ID, it could become a reality. We’ve outlined the rules and regulations of travel IDs, to help travel agents educate their… Read the full article…

Words to Know: A Beginning Travel Agent Glossary

Written by: on March 28, 2019

  The travel industry is full of lingo and acronyms that can be confusing for newcomers. There’s so much to learn, you don’t want to get stuck Googling definitions every time you start a new course or read through a supplier brochure. Knowing these common industry words and abbreviations will help those new to this… Read the full article…

Featured Destination: Poland

Written by: on March 22, 2019

  Poland may not be on the top of your client’s “want to visit list,” but it should be. This gem of a country is seeing an upward trend of visitors that have slowly discovered why its UNESCO World Heritage sites, stellar food, intricate history, and natural features are something truly spectacular to see. What’s… Read the full article…

FIT vs Escorted Travel: Which is Right for Your Clients?

Written by: on March 20, 2019

  Two travelers can visit the same destination and have vastly different experiences depending on their travel styles and preferences. For instance, determining whether a FIT trip or an escorted tour means taking the time to qualify your clients, and figure out what they value about traveling. Do they want to have more activities included… Read the full article…

Agents Gain Confidence and Knowledge at March Boot Camp

Written by: on March 15, 2019

  KHM Travel Group hosted its first travel agent Boot Camp of 2019 between March 4 – 7. A group of 35 travel agents from around the country joined us in Ohio for four days of business development, travel industry insights, and networking sessions. These sessions gave agents a chance to ask questions, connect with… Read the full article…

KHM Travel’s Agent of the Year 2018: Emily Kladivo

Written by: on March 11, 2019

  Successful business owners often make their achievements look easy. Those at the top must have it all figured out, right? The reality is that the challenges associated with running a travel business don’t disappear after a certain number of years or a certain number of bookings; they just change. Whereas new agents may wonder… Read the full article…

Virgin Voyages is Shaking Up the Cruise Industry

Written by: on March 04, 2019

  There’s something new coming to the high seas in 2020, and we can’t wait to meet her! The Scarlet Lady will be the first Virgin Voyages’ ship to take to the water. Though her inaugural sailing is more than a year away, our travel agents and clients are already booking spots on upcoming voyages…. Read the full article…

2019 Crystal Conference Brings Together People, Purpose, & Passion

Written by: on February 20, 2019

  At our 2019 Crystal Conference, more than 350 independent travel agents, supplier partners, and KHM Travel Group team members gathered to get energized to Take Action in the coming year, and make it our most successful year yet. Here’s how the event, held on board the Ruby Princess February 9 – 14, focused on… Read the full article…

A Travel Agent’s Guide to Honeymoons

Written by: on February 12, 2019

  It’s engagement season! For many happy couples, planning their wedding can be time-consuming and stressful, making it even more of a challenge to find the time to plan a honeymoon. Travel agents alleviate the stress of honeymoon planning and help couples make married memories they’ll treasure together. Here are some helpful tips to ensure… Read the full article…

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