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322 – Learn About a Cruise Experience That Will Make Your Client Come Back For More



Podcast Number 322 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT In today’s show we talk with Lisa Presley. Lisa is the home based channel director for the Globus Family of Brands. Lisa describes many of the advantages for a travel agent to become a part of the Globus Family. … Continue reading 322 – Learn About a Cruise Experience That Will Make Your Client Come Back For More


321 – Pinterest, A Big Deal for Your Business or Just Another Social Site



Podcast Number 321 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Pinterest is a social media site where you create your own bulletin board to share your interests and other people’s interests. Catherine Heeg joins the show and explains how Pinterest is a powerful tool to promote your travel business. … Continue reading 321 – Pinterest, A Big Deal for Your Business or Just Another Social Site


308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets



Podcast Number 308  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Bobbi Hamida joins us for part two of his interview. Bobbi is the Strategic Air Director for the host agency Nexion. In this segment we discuss how travel agents can become full service agents without purchasing and learning a Global Distribution System (GDS). Why … Continue reading 308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets


291 – Starwood Hotels and Starwood Pro for the Travel Agents



Podcast Number 291 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Chris Austin from Starwood Hotels joins today’s show. Chris is Starwoods Vice President for Global Retail Leisure and Luxury Sales. Starwood Hotels is one of the largest hotel companies in the world and they value their relationship with travel professionals. Chris explains the Starwood … Continue reading 291 – Starwood Hotels and Starwood Pro for the Travel Agents


290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent



Podcast Number 290 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Penney Rudicil, the National Association of Career Travel Agents technology guru, joins Lorene and Barry in the co-hosted segment. Penney talks about the upcoming Tech Fest hosted by NACTA in Deerfield, Illinois. NACTA is planning other Tech Fests for travel agents on the west … Continue reading 290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent


289 – Travel Agent Friendly Fort Lauderdale



Podcast Number 289 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Fort Lauderdale has always been travel agent friendly says Josh Winston, Associate Director of Sales for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors’ Bureau. Josh joins the show to talk about what Fort Lauderdale has to offer your clients. Fort Lauderdale has many attractions … Continue reading 289 – Travel Agent Friendly Fort Lauderdale


287 – Disney Cruises and Disney Education for the Travel Agent



Podcast Number 287 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days BUSINESS SEGMENT Don’t fight the internet as competition, use it in your favor. Do your research and learn your strengths in your market niche. CO HOSTED SEGMENT Gary Ebels talks about Disney Cruises and their expansion to the west coast. Gary also talks about Disney’s excellent … Continue reading 287 – Disney Cruises and Disney Education for the Travel Agent


259 – A Great Hotel for Your Clients Cruising out of South Florida



Podcast Number 259 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Olvin Sanchez joins Lorene and Barry to talk about the amenities of the Hilton Garden Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Hilton Garden is conveniently close to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport and to the Port Everglades Cruise Port.  This … Continue reading 259 – A Great Hotel for Your Clients Cruising out of South Florida


240 – Another Alaskan Adventure is Taking Place, The Iditarad



Podcast Number 240 The Iditarad is underway and you can be a part of this amazing adventure. Join us as Lorene describes this fantastic event and she tells you how you can participate and keep track of the mushers’ progress. GotoMeeting Hold your meetings online for just $49/mo. Try GoToMeeting FREE for 30 days. TRAVEL … Continue reading 240 – Another Alaskan Adventure is Taking Place, The Iditarad


229 – Experiencing Europe Cruising Down the Danube



Podcast Number 229 Lorene talks about her experiences as she traveled from town to town on a Danube river boat cruise. She describes some the sights, the food and the coffee along the way. Lorene and Barry talk about Google Wave at the end of the co-hosted segment. Google Wave may revolutionize social media and … Continue reading 229 – Experiencing Europe Cruising Down the Danube