April 2019 Issue – Travel Professional NEWS

April 2019 Issue of Travel Professional NEWS for Travel Agents Who Sell Travel

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In this Issue:

AmaWaterways – An Unparalleled River Cruise Experience


Which Business Partner Deserves your Trust
Written By: Outside Agents


Travel Weekly’s STAR Program Returns to CruiseWorld for 2019
Written By: Jennifer Kruse CTA, ACC, LCS, Associate Director, Trade Recruitment & Engagement – Travel Weekly Events


Taking Flight: Getting the Most from an Airline Consolidator 
Written By:  Brianna Kilroy, Copywriter – Sky Bird Travel


Ultimate All Inclusive – Posada Group Resorts
Written By: Geoff Millar, Owner – Ultimate All Inclusive Travel


READY, SET, GROW – Five Ways to Leverage Your Greatest Asset – Your Customers
Written By: Jackie Friedman, President – Nexion® Travel Group


Simply Sales with Scott – Big Data for Big Returns
Written By: Scott Koepf, Vice President of Strategic Development – Cruise Planners


Are You an Agent, a Consultant, a Professional or an Advisor? 
Written By: Tom Ogg


Upcoming Webinars for Travel Professionals


Interview: ABC Global Shares What’s to Come with an All-New ezBookPro 
An Interview By: Joanie Ogg, Co-Founder of Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Eric Altschul, Chief Executive Officer – ABC Global Services /


Franchise vs. Host: Choosing the Best Path for Your Travel Business
Contributed By: Cruise Planners


Millennial Clients – 10 Communication Trends of the Largest Generation in 2019 
Written By: Andy Ogg, Editor and Marketing Director – Travel Professional NEWS


How to Tell if you NEED a Host Travel Agency Partner
Written By: Tom Ogg


Why Agents Fail and How to Avoid it 
Written By: Jesse Morris, Owner – We Book Travel LLC


How to “Fire” a Client Tactfully and Gracefully 
By: Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC, Co-Founder – Travel Professional NEWS


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April 2019

With the flowers in bloom and the sun shining down, it’s a perfect time to take advantage of being your own boss and create a new office outside! Whether it’s in your own backyard, at a park or with your toes in the sand, changing up your working space can not only spice up your day but also rejuvenate your passion. Working outside is a great way to change up your day to day pace and enjoy the awesome benefits of being a Travel Professional in today’s age of technology so get out there and enjoy some Spring!


In this issue of TravelProfessional NEWS, we are elated to share a fantastic look into AmaWaterways offerings and fantastic value for 2019. If you haven’t had the chance to sell an AmaWaterways river cruise yet, this feature may help you make that happen! We then get a great look into Which Business Partners Deserve YOUR Trust, brought to you by Outside Agents, a phenomenal Host Agency.


Through the pages you’ll join a fantastic read from Cruise Planners looking into the options of a Franchise or a Host Agency and what that can mean for you. Jackie Friedman, President of Nexion shares some great insights into the power leveraging your greatest power, your clients! Geoff Millar dives further into the All Inclusive Resorts in the Posada Group and Tom Ogg shares a great look into the terminology of a Travel Agent, Advisor, Consultant and Professional and which one you should use.


Join Jesse Morris for a great look into why some Travel Professionals fail and how you can avoid it and Joanie Ogg chats with Eric Altschul regarding the new and very exciting opportunities coming soon from ABC Global and EZBook!


Thank you for being the best part of TravelProfessional NEWSand we appreciate your time, comments and support.


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