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Vol. 11 | Dale Page, Greybull Travel

7/6/2019
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We chat with newbie Dale Page who has brought in over $550k in sales his first six months. How does he do that in a rural Wyoming town? What big lesson did he learn about switching host agencies? Listen to find out. ++++ Show Notes and Transcription: https://rebrand.ly/tac11

Duration:01:05:56

Vol. 10 | Valerie Gossett, Premier Resources Travel Group

3/30/2019
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Join us as Valerie, owner of a $6M agency, imparts her wisdom on group bookings. Her theory? If you're not doing groups, you're leaving $40k on the table every year. Find out how Valerie filled her 196 person group in just one month, what you should always have in your groups contracts and how she's trained her clients that booking early is truly when you get the best pricing. Thank you this episode's sponsor, KHM Travel Group! Show Notes: http://har.news/tac10

Duration:01:01:46

Vol.9 | Will Medina, Destination Weddings Expert

2/11/2019
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We talk all things destination weddings with Will Medina, a travel advisor whose only form of marketing is social media. Not bad for a guy booking ~20 DWs a year, averaging 50 guests each! |||| Show Notes + Transcript: http://har.news/tac9

Duration:01:05:56

Vol.8 | Madeline Jhawar, Italy Beyond the Obvious

12/3/2018
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Madeline Jwahar, owner of Italy Beyond the Obvious, is a different kind of travel advisor. One that makes 80% of her income from service fees. Find out how she does it in this episode of TAC. |||| Show Notes and Transcription: http://har.news/vol8

Duration:01:02:31

Vol.7 | Lu Maggiora, Travel by Lu

10/16/2018
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Lu Maggiora is a 18 year travel industry veteran that has honed her niche to group cruises and Hawaii. She's built an amazing travel community of both travelers and fellow agents. Listen to find out how! |||| Show Notes and Transcription: http://bit.ly/2Pn413v

Duration:01:08:04

Vol.6 | Becky Lukovic, Bella Travel Planning

9/11/2018
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Interested in luxury travel, but find it intimidating? This is the podcast for you. We chat with Becky Lukovic—a luxury travel advisor and social media maven—who shares how she transitioned from a backpacker across Europe to a luxury travel advisor, hosted by a Virtuoso host agency. |||| Show Notes and Transcription: https://goo.gl/HUXyt9

Duration:01:07:11

Vol. 5 | Karen Hurlbut, Hurlbut Travel

2/18/2018
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You won't want to miss the tips from a 35-year veteran travel agent! We discuss how to get the best deal for your meeting client (and she has some really great tips!), the balance of booking leisure vs. corporate travel, and Karen's favorite places for continuing education. Show Notes and Transcription: https://goo.gl/upmLZ1

Duration:00:51:51

Vol. 4 | Jennifer Doncsecz, VIP Vacations

11/13/2017
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Jennifer Doncsecz, the owner of VIP Vacations, shares the story of her travel agency. Find out how she went from a home-based Disney agency to an award-winning storefront with nine employees. You'll hear about some fantastic marketing tips and how to own your success. Show Notes and Transcription: https://goo.gl/YR4V6i

Duration:00:55:26

Vol. 3 | Deb Fogarty, Be Well Travel

8/26/2017
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Deb Fogarty, the owner of Be Well Travel, went from CPA receptionist to a highly successful travel agency owner, despite starting her agency during a recession. Listen to our podcast to find how Deb booked a $220,000 African safari and 45-person group cruise without relying on traditional marketing! Show notes and transcription: https://goo.gl/VGGCNv

Duration:00:44:33

NYT Travel Show Panel: Medical Tourism for Travel Agents

6/5/2017
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A medical tourism panel for travel agents at the NYT Travel Show. Hear about medical travel from a medical travel facilitator, a medical tourism insurance specialist, and a medical tourism destination representative. What are the risks? What do you need to know? Look for links to resources in our show notes. E&O Insurance Information: http://hostagencyreviews.com/travel-agents-need-eo-insurance/ Moderated by: Anne Marie Moebes, Well-Being Travel : http://www.well-beingtravel.com/ Panelists:...

Duration:00:43:58

Vol. 2 | Zachary Russell, Zetting Travel

3/5/2017
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Zachary Russell shares his experience of getting Zetting Travel (a play off his first name and Jetsetting) off the ground and running. Within a month of establishing his agency he's made his first booking and has 3-4 clients in the pipeline. Find out how he chose his host agency, how he balances his full-time job with his agency, and what his most effective marketing techniques have been. Show Notes and Transcription: https://goo.gl/9UBQra

Duration:00:32:52

Vol. 1 | Andrey Zakharenko, Russian Connections/Always Travel

11/28/2016
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Discover how this agent worked his way up from an agency intern at 17, to agency owner of a travel agency with $3.5M in sales. Hear about his most successful marketing techniques, the benefits (and challenges) of a dual brand agency, and why he charges service fees (and how he found the perfect sweet spot for how much to charge). Show Notes and Transcription: https://goo.gl/oASXbx

Duration:00:35:35