LOS ALAMOS, NM, October 5, 2018 — Dugan’s Travels is pleased to announce their live event schedule for 2019. Coined “The Celebration Year: An Event 20 Years in the Making,” Dugan’s Travels will host 5 separate events throughout the country, all of which provide professional development opportunities for their hosted independent agents.
The Celebration Yearseries kicks off with the agency’s flagship event, Dugan’s University @ Anaheim, February 28 – March 3, 2019. This event will bring together Dugan’s hosted agent members and supplier partners for a week of educational panels and networking opportunities.
Midway through the year, in July 2019, Dugan’s Travels will host their first ever Family Cruise on board Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas. This event is open to all active Dugan’s Travels agents and their families.
During September 2019, Dugan’s Travels’ Five Star agents will attend an annual retreat aboard the Island Princess. Five Star Agents is a recognition program that rewards Dugan’s Travels’ top performers; agents are selected based on their service to clients, sales, and commissions during a 12-month period.
Dugan’s University Travels To…Orlando will be the 4thevent of the Celebration Year, and the third event created under the Dugan’s University Professional Development series. Much like its larger counterpart on the West Coast, Dugan’s University Travels To…Orlando will bring Dugan’s Travels’ hosted agents and supplier partners together from November 13 – 17, 2019 to engage in learning and networking activities.
Dugan’s Travels’ Celebration Yearconcludes with the Dugan’s University Boot Camp at Walt Disney World from November 17 – 22, 2019. An agency exclusive, the DU WDW Boot Camp is a professional mentorship event that provides an immersive experience to those hosted agents interested in pursuing the WDW niche.
Dugan’s Travels is excited to provide this enhanced schedule of live, interactive, hands-on experiences to their agents. “I’m thrilled about what’s happening at Dugan’s Travels,” says owner and Chief Family Officer, Jennifer Dugan. “The number of agents who attend our events continues to grow each year, and their sales grow as a result. Dugan’s Travels success as a host travel agency is dependent on the success of all our agents. We’re excited to see our agents return year after year, and to continue to receive consistent positive feedback from attendees. Prospective agents join our company with dreams of owning a successful travel business. It is with pride and admiration that we watch so many of our hosted agents achieve this dream and feel that our live events play a pivotal role in their ongoing prosperity.”
Dugan’s Travels is a hosting agency for independent travel agents and is a member of IATAN, CLIA, ARC, OSSN, NACTA, PATH and Travel Leaders Network. Jennifer Dugan, a travel agent since 1994, started Dugan’s Travels to be a work-at-home mom yet remain a part of the travel industry. Dugan’s offers agents the ability to build a business while working at home and offers both low startup costs and a generous commission split. For more information please visit www.travelathome.com.