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KHM TRAVEL GROUP RECEIVES APPLE VACATIONS 2016 CRYSTAL APPLE AWARD
April 22, 2016
Host travel agency KHM Travel Group received one of Apple Vacations’ highest honors, the National Crystal Apple Award, at the Golden Apple Dinner in Independence, Ohio on March 9th. Apple Vacations’ National Crystal Award is given to the agency that has the majority of charter seats booked outside of their home gateway.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP ANNOUNCES 2015 CRYSTAL AWARD WINNERS
March 4, 2016
Twenty-five KHM Travel Group Agents were recently honored as KHM Travel Group’s 2015 Agents of the Year. The awards were announced at a special ceremony aboard the Norwegian Sky during the host agency’s 3rd annual Crystal Awards, February 19th-22nd.
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LISA MORRIS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF AGENT OPERATIONS
February 12, 2016
KHM Travel Group is proud to announce the promotion of Lisa Morris to Vice President of Agent Operations. In this new role, Lisa will continue her current duties as Supplier Relations Director and also serve as a supervisor to the members of the Senior Leadership Team in various departments including Agent Support, Training, and Marketing.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP WINS MULTIPLE AWARDS FOR REVENUE GROWTH
September 29, 2015
Brunswick-based host travel agency wins Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead 100 award and is named one of Crain’s 52 Fastest-Growing Companies.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP INTRODUCES NEW BASECAMP PROGRAM
July 20th, 2015
Host travel agency creates program for agents who need a boost reaching the Pinnacle Elite Agent Program
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TRAVEL AGENTS PARTICIPATE IN “TINY HOPE CHILDREN’S HOME” DONATION
March 16th, 2015
Independent travel agents and staff from KHM Travel Group and LoveShack Vacations recently visited and shared donations for the children of Tiny Hope Children’s Home in Jamaica.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP AGENT HOLLIE SCHMITT FEATURED IN TRAVEL WEEKLY
January 22, 2015
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP PURCHASES CLIA’s PREMIUM DIAMOND MEMBERSHIP LEVEL
December 12, 2014
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP RECEIVES VACATION.COM PRESIDENT’S AWARD
June 12, 2014
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP SPOTLIGHT IN TRAVEL WEEKLY
May 19, 2014
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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE TO INCLUDE KHM TRAVEL GROUP AGENT IN TRAVEL PARTNER ADVISORY COMMITTEE
April 16, 2014
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP HONORED AT PRESTIGIOUS SANDALS RESORTS S.T.A.R. AWARDS
January 2013
Sandals Resorts has recently recognized KHM Travel Group for their outstanding achievement by Sandals Resorts at the 11th Annual Travel Agency Recognition S.T.A.R Awards held recently at the elegant Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Nassau, Bahamas.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP RECEIVES TOP HONOR FROM EL DORADO SPA RESORTS & HOTELS AND AZUL HOTELS BY KARISMA
January 2013
KHM Travel Group Awarded Diamond Level 1 Status for Outstanding Service and Ongoing Dedication to Clients at 5th Annual Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant Awards
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP HONORED AS A TRAVEL IMPRESSIONS’ “BEST OF THE BEST” AGENCY
November 2012
KHM Travel Group has been recognized by Travel Impressions, one of the country’s largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide, as a “Best of the Best” travel agency – an honor bestowed on a limited number of agencies and consortia partners that are considered Travel Impressions top performers.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP RECOGNIZES NONA MILLER AS FIRST “PINNACLE ELITE AGENT OF THE MONTH”
October 2012
KHM Travel Group is excited to announce that Nona Miller, a travel agent from Gerald, Missouri has been named the first “Pinnacle Elite Agent of the Month.” Nona’s travel agency, Endless Vacations, was chosen for this esteemed award because of its outstanding growth including a 25% increase in revenue so far in this year.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP AGENTS AND STAFF GIVE BACK IN PUERTO MORALES,MEXICO
April 2012
KHM Travel Group’s most recent event provided the perfect opportunity to enjoy beautiful weather, beaches, sun and fun. Aside from the palm trees and white sand, it was also a great opportunity for the company to give back and bring happiness to a group of local schoolchildren.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP DONATES SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO CHILDREN IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
November 2011
Travel Agent FAM (Familiarization) trips are all about experiencing the world’s best destinations and learning firsthand what the variety of resorts can offer travelers. On KHM Travel Group’s latest FAM to Punta Cana, the Staff and over fifty Travel Agents in attendance did the usual networking and touring…plus something a little different.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP’S MARIE SMITH TO SERVE ON STEERING COMMITTEE FOR 2011 YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE
November 2011
KHM Travel Group is pleased to announce that Group Coordinator Marie Smith is serving on the Steering Committee for the 2011 Young Leaders Conference that takes place this December during the Luxury Travel Expo in Las Vegas. With more than 10 years experience in the travel and hospitality industry, Marie Smith brings an energetic attitude and passion for helping others to her role as Group Coordinator at KHM Travel Group.
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ALASKA COMES ALIVE WITH VIVID IMAGERY AND STAGE PERFORMANCE
July 2011
KHM Travel will host ON STAGE ALASKA, a free multi-media Alaska travel presentation created to provide a glimpse of the history, scenic grandeur, wildlife and friendliness of the people to those planning an Alaska vacation. The program, produced by Holland America Line, features their 2008 Alaska CruiseTour Destination Film and live performance by Laura Sable and Bill Wiemuth, an entertaining duo who will share their passion of the Great Land with you. Laura and Bill have cruised, lived, traveled and performed extensively throughout Alaska and are certified Alaska Naturalists.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP’S ACHIEVEMENTS GROW IN A BIG WAY
May 2011
As many of you know, KHM Travel Group has undergone extensive growth over the past few years. From adding additional staff in almost every department, to expanding our offices to a large facility down the road, to launching the new TravSearch® consumer booking engine websites, we’re expanding in every way.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP LAUNCHES NEW GROUP TRAVEL HELP DESK
April 2011
We are excited to announce that Marie Smith, one of our very own local KHM Travel Group agents, has been asked to join our team to provide support for our new Groups 1 on 1 Program. Marie comes to us with many years of experience working in the travel and hotel industry and is looking forward to supporting our agents with their efforts to book, sell and manage groups.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP LAUNCHES COMPASS TRAVEL ACADEMY
April 2011
For years, prospective agents have been asking, “Are you a travel school?” Well, after considerable planning and hard work, KHM Travel Group can finally answer “Yes!” thanks to the much-anticipated launch of our new Compass Travel Academy. In March, we started accepting students for Compass Travel Academy, which is an online educational program designed to teach students about world geography, the travel industry and more.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP MAKES A BIG MOVE TO A NEW OFFICE
October 2010
The moving boxes are finally empty and KHM Travel Group has settled into its new office, just 2 miles down the road from our old location. The new office was custom-designed and constructed to hold all of the major departments in one large office space, which enables the staff to communicate more efficiently and provide better service and support to all of our travel agents.
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KHM TRAVEL GROUP PRESENTS NORTHEAST OHIO’S LARGEST VACATION EXPO TRAVEL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW
April 2010
KHM Travel Group presents the 2010 VACATION EXPO featuring over 30 representatives from the world’s leading cruise and vacation suppliers who will provide you with information on popular vacation packages as well as custom-designed travel experiences.
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FUNJET VACATIONS INDUCTS LOCAL TRAVEL AGENCY TO EXCLUSIVE 500 CLUB PROGRAM FOR 2010
March 2010
[Milwaukee, Wisconsin] – Funjet Vacations is pleased and honored to announce the induction of KHM Travel Group as a member of the exclusive Funjet Vacations 500 Club. This elite program established over 30 years ago honors travel agencies who are top supporters and producers of Funjet Vacations.
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN NAMES TRAVEL PARTNERS OF THE YEAR
January 2010
On Wednesday, January 13th, President of KHM Travel Group Rick Zimmerman, Agency Director Burt Kramer, and Project Coordinator Lisa Morris listened in on a conference call with Royal Caribbean’s Mid-Atlantic Business Development Manager, Kathy Killen to hear some big news.
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