Podcast Number 360 SHOW NOTES Operating a tour business has its challenges but it also has great rewards. Rem Malloy from Italy4Real, and Scott Rutz from Travefy, join the show to talk about the challenges of operating a tour business and how technology can remove many of the challenges for any travel consultant building an … Continue reading 360 – How Italy4Real Uses Technology to Create Itineraries
Podcast Number 359 INTERVIEW SEGMENT A road trip turns into a sixteen hour adventure in the wilds of Alaska as Lorene and Gayle travel with Mandy Garcia and Candice McDonald to check out new sites for Salmonberry Tours. Lorene and Mandy describe their adventure and Mandy fills us in on some of the Alaska sites … Continue reading 359 – Alaska Road Trip With Lorene and Salmonberry Tours
Podcast Number 350 GUEST SEGMENT The world has moved beyond the traditional travel agent who at one time was simply an order taker. The client would tell the agent where they wanted to travel and the travel agent would book the trip. The internet can easily fulfill this function today. The travel agent of today … Continue reading 350 – Why You Should Change Your Business Model From Travel Agent To Travel Consultant
Podcast Number 345 GUEST SEGMENT Candice McDonald owner of Salmonberry Tours joins us with a few tips for your Alaska Cruise clients, plus she describes some of the offerings, features and personal attention your clients will enjoy when you book them with Salmonberry Tours. LINKS TO ITEMS WE’VE DISCUSSED IN THE SHOW Salmonberry Tours CONNECT … Continue reading 345 – How to Make Your Alaska Cruise Clients Ecstatic With an Alaska Tour
Podcast Number 332 COHOSTED SEGMENT Montrose Travel has been in business since 1956 and is a 165 million dollar agency with a family of agents that are really treated like family. It doesn’t matter if you are a new agent or a seasoned seller of travel, Montrose has a place in their family for you. … Continue reading 332 – Are You A New Agent Or Experienced Agent? Montrose Travel Is A Host Agency For You
Podcast Number 330 COHOSTED SEGMENT Ann Van Leeuwen, Vice President at the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA), joins Barry and Lorene on the show to discuss upcoming events sponsored by NACTA for travel agents. We also discuss the NACTA community of travel agents and the great support this community provides its members. Travel … Continue reading 330 – Travel Agent Support and the Importance of Choosing the Right Host Agency from NACTA’s Vice President
Podcast Number 327 Subscribe in iTunes COHOSTED SEGMENT Lorene and Barry discuss some of the highlights for the Home Based Travel Agent Show in 2012. Lorene clues us in on some of the guests she has lined up for 2013. LINKS TO ITEMS WE’VE DISCUSSED IN THE SHOW Roll call of our recent shows and … Continue reading 327 – The Year in Review and What’s Ahead for the Home Based Travel Agent Show
Podcast Number 325 COHOSTED SEGMENT Lorene and I had an enjoyable experience interviewing Candice McDonald, the owner of Salmon Berry Tours. Candice was joined by her co-workers Debora Dawn and Mandy to discuss their winter tours to the Iditarod dog sled races, to an exotic lodge to watch the northern lights at midnight and their … Continue reading 325 – The Northern Lights and Culinary Delights With Salmon Berry Tours
Podcast Number 316 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Ann VanLeeuwen joins Lorene and Barry on today’s show to discuss the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA). Ann is the Vice President of NACTA and she describes some of the many benefits NACTA offers travel agents. Members … Continue reading 316 – Are You On Board With NACTA? We Are!
Podcast Number 311 Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Here are ten things an independent travel consultant should know to build a successful business. Kelly Bergin, the Vice President for Business Development at Oasis Agents, details the ten things on today’s show. Kelly is a long time travel professional and Oasis Agents has … Continue reading 311 – What Are 10 Things You Need to Become a Successful Travel Agent?