Heather Winger is hitting sales targets that would be the envy of any second-year travel advisor, but financial success and work-life balance still elude her.
“It was that sense of relief and optimism and brighter days are here, and they’re only going to get brighter.”
“The majority of associates or employees within the industry are women. But when you look at leadership positions, it’s not reflective of that.”
“This whole cancer thing was like a long dream. When I woke up, I had better defined what I wanted to do.”
Travel advisor Facebook groups have become an invaluable resource and source of support for advisors, especially during COVID-19. But there are pitfalls.
“Now that I’m on the other side of the business, I really understand.”
“You’ve got to stay involved. Don’t let your ICs get too far away from you.”
“There are so many little things you can do to maximize your profits when you’re booking a group trip.”
There is no better time than now for advisors to recommend an escorted or guided tour to clients who are new to this type of travel.
Sales of escorted or guided tour departures for 2022 are robust, and in some cases surpassing record 2019 levels. There’s other good news too.