Category Archives: Resorts

372 – Playa Resorts are Committed to Travel Agent Success



Podcast Number 372 SHOW NOTES  Playa Resorts offers the travel agent many incentives as well as exceptional training and assistance in selling their properties. In this Show we are joined by Jeannie Bean, Business Development Manager for Playa Resorts. Jeannie gives us a wonderful description of the Playa Resorts and how they create an unforgettable … Continue reading 372 – Playa Resorts are Committed to Travel Agent Success


358 – National Harbor a Gem for Travel Agents



Podcast Number 358 INTERVIEW SEGMENT  National Harbor is a 350 acre resort destination offering 3,000 hotel rooms tucked along the Potomac River 8 miles south of Washington D.C. National Harbor is host to  one of the largest hotels in the country at the Gaylord Resort and National Convention Center. In addition, opening in 2016, is … Continue reading 358 – National Harbor a Gem for Travel Agents


355 – Sandal’s Royal Bahamiam Beach Resort – NACTA Regional Directors’ Meeting (Part I)



Podcast Number 355 GUEST SEGMENT  Lorene joins us from Sandal’s Royal Bahamiam Beach Resort where NACTA is holding their regional directors’ meeting. Alice Macalla, Director of Industry Affairs for the resort takes a break from the meeting and talks with Lorene and I about Sandal’s beautiful resort and how they work with travel agents.This is the … Continue reading 355 – Sandal’s Royal Bahamiam Beach Resort – NACTA Regional Directors’ Meeting (Part I)


333 – Are Your Clients Looking for Paradise? Check Out Kaanapali Beach



Podcast Number 333 COHOSTED SEGMENT  Great food, the best coffee, mix with shopping, beaches, golf and you have paradise located on Kaanapali Beach. Lorene and I had the pleasure of talking with Shelley Kakula, the Executive Director of the Kaanapali Beach Resort Association, for the interview portion of this show. Shelley filled us in on … Continue reading 333 – Are Your Clients Looking for Paradise? Check Out Kaanapali Beach


320 – Maximize Your Profit Potential With Luxury Hotels and Resorts



Podcast Number 320 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Earning your client’s loyalty is the number one goal of the Starwood brand of hotels and resorts. Chris Austin, Starwood’s Vice President of programs and education for the travel professional explains that you will receive credit from your client … Continue reading 320 – Maximize Your Profit Potential With Luxury Hotels and Resorts


306 – the Royal Kona Resort, A Great Value for Your Clients



Podcast Number 306 Nominate the Home Based Travel Agent Show for the best travel podcast at www.pocastawards.com. Thank you for supporting the show!  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days!   COHOSTED SEGMENT Jay Rubenstein of the Royal Kona Resort joins the show and tells us about the great amenities of the resort and the fantastic … Continue reading 306 – the Royal Kona Resort, A Great Value for Your Clients


205 – Learn About a Great Property in Hawaii Your Clients Will Love



Podcast Number 205 On a recent trip to Hawaii, Lorene stayed at the Westin Villas at Kanapali. Lorene fell in love with the property and decided she must have someone from the Villas as a guest on the show. Meghan Silva, the sales manager at Westin Villas at Kanapali, joins us in the co-hosted segment … Continue reading 205 – Learn About a Great Property in Hawaii Your Clients Will Love