Like his first customers, TMR came across Chuck Miller through an article he placed in his local newspaper. In business for three weeks, he already is planning four trips for customers who read the story and gave him a call.
As the industry blossoms, storytelling and one-on-one interactions bring a record number of travel advisors back to their Chicago roots.
AAA says Orlando is the No. 1 destination, but professional travel advisors have other ideas far and wide.
Research shows that the leap from $1 million to $2 million is among the toughest hurdles for travel advisors. So, take a little while to bask in your glory — and then try these proven ways to move to the next level.
The travel industry mourns the death of beloved friend and hotelier, Patrizio Cipollini, general manager of the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze.
It was the year of 9/11, when the pundits were saying travel agents were a dying breed. But with over two decades in business, Vicki Briggs, Brenda Punchak and Cheryl Scavron have each proved them wrong.
With castles, vintage cars, art, rich history, and more, the villages and towns of Europe continue to hold top spots on travelers’ must-do lists.
After seven years in the travel business, ‘we now sell in a month what I dreamed of selling in a year,’ says the serial entrepreneur turned travel advisor. Here’s how he does it.
‘Agencies need to take control of training their new entrants,’ said the group’s President Becky Powell.
‘We never want anything to happen, but when it does, we can show our worth,’ said travel agent Vickie Everhart, who was completely focused on just one couple aboard a ship floundering in the North Atlantic.