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Want to Reach $1 Million in Sales? Stick to These Basics
Want to Reach $1 Million in Sales? Stick to These Basics

Integrity and communication are key to reaching $1 million sales, but so are consistency in marketing, having good systems, and other business basics. Here’s more advice from million-dollar producers. This is Part 2 of a two-part series.

In the Push to Reach $1 Million in Sales, It’s Important to Keep Ethics Intact
In the Push to Reach $1 Million in Sales, It’s Important to Keep Ethics Intact

Having the integrity to steer clients away from a trip that you feel is a bad fit builds trust, loyalty and referrals, all of which are key to reaching $1 million in sales. This is Part 1 of a two-part series.

Advisors Throw House Parties for Customers and Suppliers
Advisors Throw House Parties for Customers and Suppliers

Many travel advisors make house calls. But a new breed of young agents is going a step farther, inviting customers and suppliers into their homes to meet, mingle and talk travel.

What Does Your Out-of-Office Message Say?
What Does Your Out-of-Office Message Say?

In the dog days of summer, some travel advisors try to take a vacation. While you’re gone, what does your out-of-office message say about you and your business?

California Independent Contractor Status Still In Jeopardy as State Senate Debates Bill
California Independent Contractor Status Still In Jeopardy as State Senate Debates Bill

On Monday, legislators discussed a broad bill that could eliminate the ability for travel advisors to be engaged as ICs in California.

With Political Unrest Growing, What Protection Does Travel Insurance Offer?
With Political Unrest Growing, What Protection Does Travel Insurance Offer?

Recent civil unrest in Puerto Rico and Hong Kong once again raised the issue about what insurance travelers should purchase for the best protection.

What Advisors Should Know About Succession Planning for a Small Business
What Advisors Should Know About Succession Planning for a Small Business

 

The existence of an estate plan that provides for proper handling of the business in the event of the death of the owner is an essential legal document to put in place.

Travel Agent Popularity on the Rise Yet Again
Travel Agent Popularity on the Rise Yet Again

MMGY study shows travel agent popularity is again on the rise as more consumers seek them out for their international expertise and knowledge of tours and lodging.

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill of Rights for Airline Passengers
U.S. Senators Introduce Bill of Rights for Airline Passengers

The proposed legislation would expand protections for American air travelers and lay out a set of standards for airlines to follow.

Look-a-Like Travel Booking Websites Could Cost Consumers
Look-a-Like Travel Booking Websites Could Cost Consumers

Legitimate looking websites appear to represent popular airlines and hotel chains, but they are costing travelers money and creating customer service nightmares.