Tag Archives: Host Agencies

368 – A River Cruise for Knitters and a Host Agency for You



Podcast Number 368 SHOW NOTES How does knitting, a river cruise and a host agency all tie together? Well I never know what’s going to happen when I produce a show. I was contacted by Laurie Scheid, a travel agent and long time listener, who explained that she wanted some help selling a few cabins … Continue reading 368 – A River Cruise for Knitters and a Host Agency for You


347 – Travel Agents – Do You Want to Make More Money in 2015? Here’s A Plan



Podcast Number 347 GUEST SEGMENT Would you like to increase your income by 10% or 20% in 2015? The first step is writing that goal on paper. In this show we talk about taking specific action steps to achieving your goal. Kelly Bergin and Lisa Baron from Oasis Agents join us to talk about what … Continue reading 347 – Travel Agents – Do You Want to Make More Money in 2015? Here’s A Plan


332 – Are You A New Agent Or Experienced Agent? Montrose Travel Is A Host Agency For You



Podcast Number 332 COHOSTED SEGMENT  Montrose Travel has been in business since 1956 and is a 165 million dollar agency with a family of agents that are really treated like family. It doesn’t matter if you are a new agent or a seasoned seller of travel, Montrose has a place in their family for you. … Continue reading 332 – Are You A New Agent Or Experienced Agent? Montrose Travel Is A Host Agency For You


330 – Travel Agent Support and the Importance of Choosing the Right Host Agency from NACTA’s Vice President



Podcast Number 330 COHOSTED SEGMENT  Ann Van Leeuwen, Vice President at the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA), joins Barry and Lorene on the show to discuss upcoming events sponsored by NACTA for travel agents. We also discuss the NACTA community of travel agents and the great support this community provides its members. Travel … Continue reading 330 – Travel Agent Support and the Importance of Choosing the Right Host Agency from NACTA’s Vice President


311 – What Are 10 Things You Need to Become a Successful Travel Agent?



Podcast Number 311  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Here are ten things an independent travel consultant should know to build a successful business. Kelly Bergin, the Vice President for Business Development at Oasis Agents, details the ten things on today’s show. Kelly is a long time travel professional and Oasis Agents has … Continue reading 311 – What Are 10 Things You Need to Become a Successful Travel Agent?


308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets



Podcast Number 308  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Bobbi Hamida joins us for part two of his interview. Bobbi is the Strategic Air Director for the host agency Nexion. In this segment we discuss how travel agents can become full service agents without purchasing and learning a Global Distribution System (GDS). Why … Continue reading 308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets


307 – The Travel Business Where Change is Constant and Education is Imperative



Podcast Number 307  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT The travel business is in a constant state of change and that is why travel agent training is so important. Bobbi Hamadi from the host agency Nexion joins our show to talk about travel agent training. Nexion University is launching next week and is … Continue reading 307 – The Travel Business Where Change is Constant and Education is Imperative


283 – NACTA The Travel Agent’s Water Cooler, Where You Go For Support and Education



Podcast Number 283 BUSINESS SEGMENT Learn how to become a well known travel expert in your hometown. CO HOSTED SEGMENT Bob Duglin, the Director of Industry Relations for the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA), joins Lorene and Barry in this week’s co-hosted segment. Bob talks about the many services NACTA offers the independent … Continue reading 283 – NACTA The Travel Agent’s Water Cooler, Where You Go For Support and Education


280 – Avoya Travel Leads to Increasing Your Business



Podcast Number 280 BUSINESS SEGMENT Accept credit cards anywhere and at anytime with these new smart phone apps. Intuit, the company that owns Quickbooks is offering a free app and reader device for your smart phone to allow you to accept credit cards. Imagine closing your sale for a cruise and taking the deposit by … Continue reading 280 – Avoya Travel Leads to Increasing Your Business


260 – Free Webinars for Travel Agents to Learn All About Social Media



Podcast Number 260 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Stephanie Lee and Martin Bell join Lorene and Barry to talk about free educational opportunities for travel agents.  Stephanie’s host agency company, Travel Quest is sponsoring several free webinars about how travel agents can use social media to improve their … Continue reading 260 – Free Webinars for Travel Agents to Learn All About Social Media