Podcast Number 296 COHOSTED SEGMENT This week’s co hosted segment focuses on familiarization trips (fam trips). Travel agents have opportunities to visit hotels, resorts and cruise ships. Most fam trips are paid for, or subsidized by the resort, hotel or cruise line. The goal of the familiarization trip is to have the travel agent learn … Continue reading 296 – All About Fam Trips for the Travel Agent
Podcast Number 283 BUSINESS SEGMENT Learn how to become a well known travel expert in your hometown. CO HOSTED SEGMENT Bob Duglin, the Director of Industry Relations for the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA), joins Lorene and Barry in this week’s co-hosted segment. Bob talks about the many services NACTA offers the independent … Continue reading 283 – NACTA The Travel Agent’s Water Cooler, Where You Go For Support and Education
Podcast Number 252 Anna Figueroa from Amawaterways teams up with Barry and Lorene to describe the fantastic voyages her company can provide for your clients. Amawaterways has seven ships that sail European and Asian waterways where your clients will enjoy the intimate setting of a riverboat cruise. Anna describes the many amenities provided on the … Continue reading 252 – Travel Agent Friendly Amawaterways
Podcast Number 250 Do you know people who want to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land at least once in their lifetime? Howie Perlin from Ya’lla Tours joins the show to talk about how Ya’lla Tours can work with you to create custom tours. Howie describes the exotic and Holy Lands that are specialties … Continue reading 250 – The Holy Land, Morocco and More for Travel Agents
Podcast Number 204 Learn about taking advantage of top of the line familiarization (fam) trips and training offered by the Holland America cruise lines. We talk with Rene Spatz the sales development manager for Holland America. Renee describes the fam trips and training you can take advantage of to boost your expertise and sales skills … Continue reading 204 – Holland America Line Fam Trips and Education Opportunities
Podcast Number One-hundred-eighty-three Have you ever wondered what it is like to take a pre-innaugural cruise on one of the largest and most modern cruise ships in the world. In this podcast you will hear travel agent Deb Gronski describe her two day pre-innaugural cruise on the Celebrity Solstice. News Articles: The Best New Cruise … Continue reading 183 – Come Take a Ride With Us on the Best New Cruise Ship of the Year
Barry and Lorene talk with Carolyn Szekeres of Princess Cruise Lines. Carolyn explains the benefits of enrolling in the Princess One Source Academy. The Princess One Source Academy offers you an excellent training opportunity. Plus, when you achieve the Commodore level you qualify for a free cruise. This is a great value because you improve … Continue reading 178 – Training That Rewards You With a Free Cruise!
Charlie Dubinsky of Cruise and Travel University joins the show to talk about several cruise and training opportunities offered in the near future. The Cruise and Travel University offers amazing training opportunities during cruises on a variety cruise lines. You have the opportunity to complete CLIA courses and obtain CLIA credits on many of the … Continue reading 172 – Training While Cruising, Check This Out