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?
Podcast Number 304 Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT In today’s show we talk about the Outside Sales Support Network (OSSN). Gary Fee the president of OSSN joins Lorene and Barry to discuss the many benefits OSSN offers travel agent. The goal of OSSN is to ensure the success of your travel business. … Continue reading 304 – Travel Agent Support From OSSN
Podcast Number 301 Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT In today’s show we are pleased to have Jim Cloonan and Anita Pagliasso from the Travel Show Marketing Group. Anita and Jim talk about two must attend travel shows. The first show is coming up October 17 – 19 in Boston. The second show is … Continue reading 301 – Travel Agent Training, Certification, Continuing Ed, Speakers All in One Spot!
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
Podcast Number 278 BUSINESS SEGMENT Barry talks about how to organize and name the files on your computer. The key is to organize and name your files so you can quickly locate them in the future. Here are examples of the naming conventions Barry talks about in the show. Here is how I store Sara … Continue reading 278 – Reflections of a Travel Agent and What’s in a Name
Podcast Number 275 BUSINESS SEGMENT Grace Murray Hopper said, “A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” Setting goals is like setting a course to take your business out of its safe harbor and taking it to a new level – after all, that’s what business is for! Learn … Continue reading 275 – Taking Your Business to a New Level in 2011
Podcast Number 262 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Gary Ebels, Lorene Romero and Barry share their experience with Travel Agent University. We each took a course at Travel Agent University and came to this show to report our experience. We talk about the process, the content and the perks … Continue reading 262 – We Share Our Travel Agent University Experience With You
Podcast Number 241 The Two Nation Vacation Travel Show is making its way up the California coast. This is a great opportunity to meet and establish relationships with all sorts of vendors serving the Northwest Coast of the U.S. and Canada. Listen in and learn more. GotoMeeting Hold your meetings online for just $49/mo. Try … Continue reading 241 – Is the Two Nations Travel Show Coming Your Way?
Podcast Number 237 Jackie Friedman, the General Manger of the host agency Nexion, joins Barry and Lorene to to talk about how Nexion helps travel agents become successful. Jackie describes Nexion’s programs and talks about Nexion Town. Nexion Town is a proprietary social media web site where Nexion agents can meet up and help each … Continue reading 237 – A Host Agency Working to Make Your Business Successful