Tag Archives: NACTA

363 – Barry and Lorene Ring In 2016 Talking About Business Planning



Podcast Number 363 SHOW NOTES  Barry and Lorene discuss business plans for 2016 and how you can connect with clients, network with other travel agents and build your business. SUPPORT THE HOME BASED TRAVEL AGENT SHOW Create beautiful itineraries and quotes for just $9 per month  Go to Travefy.com/agent use the promo code HBTAS10 to … Continue reading 363 – Barry and Lorene Ring In 2016 Talking About Business Planning


356 – Travel Agents Prosper by Working as a Team – The NACTA Chapter Directors’ Conference



Podcast Number 356 INTERVIEW SEGMENT  One of the most valuable resources you can utilize as a small business owner, a travel agent, are the valuable insights from people who have a depth and breadth of experiences that are different from your own. This show combines the final two interviews from the National Association of Career … Continue reading 356 – Travel Agents Prosper by Working as a Team – The NACTA Chapter Directors’ Conference


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)


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


319 – Pack Your Bags For This Alaskan Dream Cruise



Podcast Number 319 Special Edition Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Every once and a while a great opportunity comes up that Lorene and I want to pass along to you. This show is a special edition to let you know about a FAM trip that you can … Continue reading 319 – Pack Your Bags For This Alaskan Dream Cruise


316 – Are You On Board With NACTA? We Are!



Podcast Number 316 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Ann VanLeeuwen joins Lorene and Barry on today’s show to discuss the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA). Ann is the Vice President of NACTA and she describes some of the many benefits NACTA offers travel agents. Members … Continue reading 316 – Are You On Board With NACTA? We Are!


309 – NACTA Annual Conference



Podcast Number 309  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Familiarization (fam) trips expand your knowledge of destinations. Many fam trips offer classes to go along with the destination experience. Lorene recently attended NACTA‘s Annual Conference at Sea. MSC Cruise Lines hosted the event taking travel agents on a fall color tour of the … Continue reading 309 – NACTA Annual Conference


299 – NACTA Travel Agent Benefits and Fam Trips



Podcast Number 299 COHOSTED SEGMENT The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) has a lot to offer travel agents. Mary Clegg, Vice President of NACTA talks about the many benefits available to travel agents. NACTA’s goal is to help travel agents grow their careers in the travel business.  This goal is accomplished in several … Continue reading 299 – NACTA Travel Agent Benefits and Fam Trips


290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent



Podcast Number 290 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Penney Rudicil, the National Association of Career Travel Agents technology guru, joins Lorene and Barry in the co-hosted segment. Penney talks about the upcoming Tech Fest hosted by NACTA in Deerfield, Illinois. NACTA is planning other Tech Fests for travel agents on the west … Continue reading 290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent


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