The Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Nov. 1 soft opening, with limited occupancy and special rates, will run at least two months, through the Christmas season.
The first conversation between a travel advisor and a customer establishes the foundation for a lifetime relationship. Here’s a checklist of questions for each side to ask to get the conversation started.
To reward or not to reward? Some travel advisors send gift cards — but some say there is something much more valuable.
Mark Stone started by selling bus tours to Atlantic City, ended up running a $15-million-a-year cruise powerhouse — and now sails free as a cruise host and sells $500,000 in his spare time.
Hear what Fain thinks about the economy, the Bahamas, investing in short cruises, and Perfect Days.
Some say it’s all about sales, and some say it’s all about service. We asked travel advisors who have been in business for 30 years to share tales and tips.
Looking for a profession that lets you work from home, be your own boss, earn a good living, and see the world? Travel advisors know just the one.
Clients want advice, Rice says. By identifying the destinations she wants to sell, rather than asking clients where they want to go, is Boutique Travel Advisors will move $2 million in market share in 2019.
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.
Marie Rosenbaum came to America as an exchange student when she was 17. Today, she is building her year-old travel business selling Club Med to European customers in the middle of the night.