Tag Archives: Training

374 – Marketing by Educating



Podcast Number 374 SHOW NOTES  In Show 369 we talked about using the concept of a sales funnel to visualize your marketing plan. In this Show we will discuss how to get potential clients into your sales funnel. Most people are familiar with attention marketing where you attempt to get the attention of potential clients … Continue reading 374 – Marketing by Educating


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


352 – Experience Maui and the Wonders of Hawaiian Culture



Podcast Number 352 GUEST SEGMENT  Chris Kai’aokamālie, Director of Sales and Leisure for the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau,  joins our show to discuss the beauty and cultural wonders of Maui. Plus we talk about the NACTA Maui Master Specialist program where the travel professional travels to Maui and spends time with Hawaiian natives. This … Continue reading 352 – Experience Maui and the Wonders of Hawaiian Culture


350 – Why You Should Change Your Business Model From Travel Agent To Travel Consultant



Podcast Number 350 GUEST SEGMENT The world has moved beyond the traditional travel agent who at one time was simply an order taker. The client would tell the agent where they wanted to travel and the travel agent would book the trip. The internet can easily fulfill this function today. The travel agent of today … Continue reading 350 – Why You Should Change Your Business Model From Travel Agent To Travel Consultant


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


346 – Do Travel Agents Who Sell Disney Have More Fun?



Podcast Number 346   GUEST SEGMENT  The happiest place on earth is not only for kids and adults (who are still kids at heart), it is a happy place for travel agents. Krista Joy, from the Disneyways podcast and Gary Ebels, a Disney travel agent and self confessed kid at heart, join the show to … Continue reading 346 – Do Travel Agents Who Sell Disney Have More Fun?


337 – Are You an Entrepreneur? Learn How To Create A Tour Operator Business



Podcast Number 337 COHOSTED SEGMENT A world of business is waiting for you, that is if you want to become a tour operator, or as Jim Reddekopp calls it, a tour designer. Jim has formed a business to teach you how to become a tour designer. Jim talks about the training he conducts, and offers … Continue reading 337 – Are You an Entrepreneur? Learn How To Create A Tour Operator Business


336 – What A Destinational Fam Trip Will Do For You



Podcast Number 336 COHOSTED SEGMENT Visit Anchorage was recently a host to Lorene and several travel agents for a destinational familiarization trip. Lorene describes her experience during the trip including local cuisine, hotels, the Alaska Railroad and the Alaska State Fair. Lorene’s experience is a great example of what you can learn on a destinational … Continue reading 336 – What A Destinational Fam Trip Will Do 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


326 – Score a Great Fam Trip With Anchorage Wild Expert



Podcast Number 326  Subscribe in iTunes  COHOSTED SEGMENT Jody Overstreet and David Kasser join us in the co-hosted segment to talk about the new training modules they are adding to the Anchorage Wild Expert (AWE) program. The training modules offered by Visit Anchorage in their AWE program are designed as a fun way to learn … Continue reading 326 – Score a Great Fam Trip With Anchorage Wild Expert