428 – Why is SEO Important for the Travel Advisor?



  SHOW NOTES As a travel advisor, your own website or blog is essential. This is where you will put your customer testimonials, post photos of trips that you and your clients have taken. And, importantly, it is a place to show your expertise and where potential customers can go to get to know you. … Continue reading 428 – Why is SEO Important for the Travel Advisor?


427 – Easily Create a Tour and Expand Your Business



SHOW NOTES Tours are a great way to expand your business income and at the same time expand your client base of FIT travelers. When you book a tour, whether with five people or fifty people, and you create an excellent experience for the people on your tour, you are influencing those five or fifty … Continue reading 427 – Easily Create a Tour and Expand Your Business


426 – Wildlife Expedition Cruise Around the Galapagos with Chris Christensen



SHOW NOTES If you are not familiar with the Galapagos Islands or you think a wildlife expedition is something you would like to add to your specialties then this podcast is a great place to start. Chris Christensen describes his cruise around the Galapagos Islands on a Quasar Expedition cruise ship. You will learn about … Continue reading 426 – Wildlife Expedition Cruise Around the Galapagos with Chris Christensen


425 – Michele Cartwright on Building Your Travel Business



SHOW NOTES Imagine moving to a small rural town where you know no one and the population is not wealthy but the people are hardworking. Then imagine yourself starting a travel business in your new home town. It seems like the odds may be against you but not for Michele Cartwright. Michele started her travel … Continue reading 425 – Michele Cartwright on Building Your Travel Business


Show #424 – Rachel Hill’s Two Easy Marketing Tools for Big Results



SHOW NOTES In previous episodes, we’ve talked about marketing tools such as Facebook, YouTube videos, and Instagram. You can feel like a small fish in a big pond in these marketing venues. You throw your message out there and you hope someone sees it and they engage with you to the extent they get to … Continue reading Show #424 – Rachel Hill’s Two Easy Marketing Tools for Big Results


Show #423 – The Best Job I Ever Had – Travel Agent



Podcast Number 423 SHOW NOTES Having several different careers in life is not unusual for most of us, and looking back at those careers gives us a perspective on what we really enjoyed. In this month’s show, our guest, Howey Flatten, talks about his time working as a travel agent and the things he really … Continue reading Show #423 – The Best Job I Ever Had – Travel Agent


Show #422 – Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Travel and Tourism



Podcast Number 422 SHOW NOTES Last June in Show Number 415 we talked about the future of travel considering the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine. That Show was seven months ago and we have learned a lot about the virus and we have a vaccine that is beginning to get widespread distribution. In that seven months, … Continue reading Show #422 – Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Travel and Tourism


Show #421 – The Best of Travel Business Marketing and Sales Ideas



Podcast Number 421 SHOW NOTES As we move forward into a new year, we can do so with some hope that the pandemic will end in 2021 and the travel business will make a strong return because of the pent-up demand. In considering the topics for December, I wanted to focus on a topic that … Continue reading Show #421 – The Best of Travel Business Marketing and Sales Ideas


Show # 420 – A Lighthearted Look at Your Favorite Theme Parks



Podcast Number 420 With Zoë Wood SHOW NOTES With the thought in mind that it’s time for some humor in this all too serious world of Covid, I wanted to take a light-hearted look at travel for this month’s show. I was fortunate to have found Zoë Wood’s articles on “The Dis” so I shot … Continue reading Show # 420 – A Lighthearted Look at Your Favorite Theme Parks


Show #419 – A Covid Visit to Disney World From Start to Finish



Podcast Number 419 With Gary Ebels SHOW NOTES Gary Ebels made two trips to Disney World within the past six weeks and he joins The Show to talk about what he experienced during those trips. Gary discusses how things have changed with the Covid restrictions and also has several tips that are valuable for you … Continue reading Show #419 – A Covid Visit to Disney World From Start to Finish