394 – ASTA and NACTA Changes to Benefit Travel Advisor Agents



Podcast Number 394 SHOW NOTES The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) and their Sister organization the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) have rebranded themselves with the goal of creating one organization. According to our guest Lynda Phillippi the change is combining the best of both organizations for the benefit of travel advisors. In … Continue reading 394 – ASTA and NACTA Changes to Benefit Travel Advisor Agents


393 – Paradise Helicopters and the Kilauea Volcano



Podcast Number 393 SHOW NOTES Simply by watching the news, you would think that the Big Island of Hawaii is engulfed in a volcanic eruption. Well, that is simply not the case. The Big Island consists of 4,028 square miles and Kilauea is only affecting 1% of the Island. Waynette Kwon from Paradise Helicopters joins … Continue reading 393 – Paradise Helicopters and the Kilauea Volcano


392 – Expedition Travel for Your Clients



Podcast Number 392 SHOW NOTES Give your client the gift of unique experiences as they embark on expeditions with a focus on respect for the ecosystems and cultures they are exploring. The travel experiences we talk about in this show are enjoyed by families, the adventurous, or the solo traveler. Rebecca Stacey of Zegrahm Expeditions and International … Continue reading 392 – Expedition Travel for Your Clients


391 – Boost Your Revenue; Advertise on Social Media



Podcast Number 391 SHOW NOTES Catherine Heeg is back working with us to take the mystery out of advertising on Facebook and Twitter. These powerful platforms allow you to target your advertising by location, age, income, gender, interests, and more. This feature will allow you to put your ads in front of people who are … Continue reading 391 – Boost Your Revenue; Advertise on Social Media


390 – Who Are These People .. Barry and Lorene?



Podcast Number 390 SHOW NOTES  Barry and Lorene have been producing the Home Based Travel Agent Show since February of 2005. Every week we have guests on the Show and we learn all about the guests and their business. Well, you probably know little about Barry and Lorene unless you have been a listener since … Continue reading 390 – Who Are These People .. Barry and Lorene?


389 – Turning Your Client’s Travel Dreams Into Reality



Podcast Number 389 SHOW NOTES  Do you have clients who want to travel to exotic places, experience things few other people have the opportunity to experience, and work with experts who have local knowledge of those destinations? Goway Travel can arrange those travels whether for groups, weddings or specially designed itineraries. Steve Spurlock, business development … Continue reading 389 – Turning Your Client’s Travel Dreams Into Reality


388 – How to Market With Video



Podcast Number 388 SHOW NOTES Give your clients a taste of what they will experience on their next vacation with videos. There is hardly a better sales tool than a video with you, the travel agent, at a destination and talking about all the interesting things to do at that destination. A video such as … Continue reading 388 – How to Market With Video


387 – Juneau Tours and Juneau Whale Watching



Podcast Number 387 SHOW NOTES  Juneau, Alaska is a unique city where your clients can experience a rainforest at the edge of a glacier. Juneau is nestled in a rainforest at the edge of the Mendenhall Glacier, bordered by Mount Roberts to the east and to the west by islands and the Gulf of Alaska. … Continue reading 387 – Juneau Tours and Juneau Whale Watching


386 – Sailing Over the Arctic Circle



Podcast Number 386 SHOW NOTES  The 2017 holiday season is rushing into history and Lorene and I hope that you had an excellent holiday and we wish you a spectacular 2018. We encourage you to give this show a listen if you wish to give your clients a spectacular experience. Alaska has 1.8 million visitors … Continue reading 386 – Sailing Over the Arctic Circle


385 – The Alaska Northern Lights on Silk



Podcast Number 385 SHOW NOTES  Travel agents wish to give their clients unforgettable memories and experiences they share with family and friends. Lorene had the opportunity to try this on one of her many trips to Alaska and she just loved it so we thought we would bring it to you. The experience we share … Continue reading 385 – The Alaska Northern Lights on Silk