May 2019 Issue – Travel Professional NEWS

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In this Issue:

We Host Rockstars – Your Brand, Business & Identity
Written By: Travel Planners International

4 Key Tools VAX Provides Agents to Be Successful
Written By: VAX VacationAccess

Interview: Develop Confidence & Stand Out through Travel Agent Education
An Interview By: Andy Ogg, Senior Editor – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Bill Coyle, Director of Education and Programs – KHM Travel Group

Becoming a CruiseWorld STAR: Why should you apply?
Written By: Jennifer Kruse, CTA, ACC, LCS, Associate Director, Trade Recruitment & Engagement – Travel Weekly Events

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

Why Me? My Best Client “is Going to Become a Travel Agent”!
Written By: Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC, Co-Founder – Travel Professional NEWS

READY, SET, GROW – Unleash Your Inner Marketer: Making your Marketing Plan a Reality
Written By: Jackie Friedman, President – Nexion Travel Group

The Rise of Millennial Travel and How It’s Changing the Tourism Industry
Written By: Bob Hornal, Founder and President – Best Quote Travel Insurance

Simply Sales with Scott – The Ultimate Goal
Written By: Scott Koepf, Vice President of Strategic Development – Cruise Planners

The Home Office for Travel Agents – 5 Steps to Maximize your Work Experience, Life and Productivity
Written By: Andy Ogg, Editor and Marketing Director – Travel Professional NEWS

How Do I Find Clients as a Travel Agent?
Written By: Tom Ogg

Northern Europe – What’s Special About Denmark
Contributed By: The Travel Institute

Direct Mail in a Digital World
Written By: Tom Ogg

What YOU Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Written By: Jesse Morris, Owner – We Book Travel LLC

Travel Professional Community
15,000 Travel Professionals and Growing

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May 2019

As the temperatures rise and the days get longer with light, it’s a great time to make the most of working from home. Whether it’s working a bit at night to enjoy a day outside or working through the weekends to enjoy an uncrowded outing during the week, take the time this May and enjoy the amazing benefits of being your own boss and running your own business as a Travel Professional.

We are excited to share some fantastic resources, tools and information with you in this recent issue of TravelProfessional NEWSincluding a fantastic look into Travel Planners International as a Host Travel Agency and how they help your business grow, all while keeping your brand, identity and business just how you like it.

We then are joined by VAX VacationAccess for some fantastic insights into 4 Powerful Tools that VAX can offer you as a Travel Professional. Additionally, I was able to speak with Bill Coyle of KHM Travel Group about Developing Confidence through Travel Agent Education, a topic that should not be overlooked.

We then are joined by our own Joanie Ogg for a recent Hot Topic in TravelProfessionalCommunity.comregarding your best client, wanting to be a Travel Agent and how Travel Agents have addressed the inquiry from clients. Lastly, make sure to dive into Bob Hornal’s insights into Millennial travel and how it’s already having some effects throughout the tourism industry.

As you move through the pages of this May Issue, you’ll find many opportunities to learn and grow your Travel Agency to new heights because in all honesty, that is what we want for you, success and growth as a Travel Professional! We hope this latest issue finds you, your family and your business well.

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

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