In this Issue:
Travel Agency Tech: Revolutionizing How You Save Time And Money
Written By: Steve Hirshan, Senior Vice President of Sales Support – Avoya Travel
10 Summertime Treats in New York City
Written By: Joel Cohen, Vice President – New York City Vacation Packages
CruiseWorld’s Excitement Carries into the New Year
Written By: Mary Pat Sullivan, Content Director – Travel Weekly Events
Interview: Doing Things Differently and Creating Success Over the Obstacles with Debra Kerper
An Interview By: Joanie Ogg, Co-Founder and Editor – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Debra Kerper, Owner – Cruise Planners / Easy Access Travel
Ultimate All Inclusive – Grand Fiesta Americano
Written By: Geoff Millar, Owner – Ultimate All Inclusive Travel
READY, SET, GROW – Content Is King, Part 3: Five Steps to Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy for your Travel Agency
Written By: Cris De Souza, Vice President, Sales & Marketing – Nexion Travel Group
Simply Sales with Scott – The Best Salesman in the World
Written By: Scott Koepf, Vice President of Strategic Development – Cruise Planners
Interview: Explore the Beautiful Unknown with Hurtigruten
An Interview By: Joanie Ogg, Co-Founder of Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Jacqueline Day, Director of Home Based & Strategic Accounts – Hurtigruten
Is the Independent Contractor Model Right for You?
Written By: Connie Miller, VP of Business Development – Your Travel Center / Montecito Village Travel
Smartphone Tech Talk – Part 3 – Tools, Applications and Hardware to Take Your Content Creation to the Next Level
Written By: Andy Ogg, Editor and Marketing Director – Travel Professional NEWS
The Truth About Charging Planning Fees
Written By: Heidi DeCoux, Owner – Marketing for Travel Agents
‘I Think I Want to be a Travel Agent – Where do I Start?’
Written By: Guida Botelho, CTIE, Director of Education – The Travel Institute
What is a Host Agency: A Travel Agent Beginners Guide
Written By: Joanie Ogg, Editor and Co-Founder – Travel Professional NEWS
How Does a Travel Agent Make Money in 2019?
Written By: Tom Ogg
What is the Difference Between a Hobbyist and a Professional?
Written By: Jesse Morris, Owner – We Book Travel LLC
2019 Calendar of Events
Sponsored By: VAX Vacation Access
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As the cloudy and cold skies part and the sunshine of spring approaches, we are beyond excited to share our March 2019 issue of Travel Professional NEWS, another installment of education, opportunity and empowerment for Travel Professionals!
Avoya Travel shares some powerful information for Travel Agent Tech and how to save time and money in your Travel Agency. We then are joined by New York City Vacation Packages where we are treated to the beauty and fun activities that New York can provide during the summer months.
Join Joanie Ogg and Jacqueline Day of Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises for some great insight into what Exploration Travel can bring your clients in 2019! Join Cris De Souza for the final installment of her series “Content is King” and enjoy Andy Ogg’s final article about Smartphone Tech Talk: Creating Quality Content from your Smartphone!
Join fellow Travel Professionals, Debra Kerper and Jason Morris for some fantastic insights into their success as Travel Agency owners and also join Guida Botelho of The Travel Institute for some great advice if you are looking to better your education and career as a Travel Professional.
While 2019 is passing quickly, we are elated to continue to share valuable and helpful information to empower YOU to make 2019 the BEST year for your Travel Business!
Thank you for being the best part of Travel Professional NEWS and we appreciate your time, comments and support.
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