August 2019 Home Based Travel Agent News

August 2019 Issue – Travel Professional NEWS

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In This Issue:

Interview: Chinatour – Connecting Agents to the Best Experiences
An Interview By: Andy Ogg, CTIE, Senior Editor – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Ricko Tindage, Director of Sales – Chinatour

Expect More – Get More With ICT
Written By: Robert Siamon – Incentive Connection Travel

Carnival Brings the WUATA Campaign to CruiseWorld
Written By: Mary Pat Sullivan, Content Director, Travel Weekly Events

2019 Avoya Travel Network Annual Conference
Attended By: Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC, Co-Founder– Travel Professional NEWS

Ultimate All Inclusive – Xcaret Hotel and The Haven Resort
Written By: Geoff Millar, Owner – Ultimate All Inclusive Travel

Interview: Success as a Travel Professional Takes More Than Selling
Interview By: Andy Ogg, CTIE, Editor and Marketing Director – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Drew Daly, CTIE, Senior Vice President and General Manager – Dream Vacations

You Need a Better Airline Consolidator
Written By: Bri Kilroy, Copywriter – Sky Bird Travel & Tours

READY, SET, GROW! Reflect, Renew and Relax: It’s Time to Evaluate Personal and Business Goals AND a Little Fun
Written By: Jackie Friedman, President – Nexion Travel Group

A Firefighter’s Journey to Becoming a Travel Advisor
How Andy Popick serves his community and his clients
Contributed By: Cruise Planners

Travel Agency Websites 101
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
Written By: Tom Ogg

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

Social Media and Travel
Written By: Jesse Morris, Owner – We Book Travel LLC

5 Steps to a Better YOU and Business
Get Motivated, Have More Confidence, & Be More Productive
Written By: Angela and Andy Ogg, CTIE

Do You Need A License to Sell Travel?
Written By: Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC, Co-Founder– Travel Professional NEWS

Travel Professional Community
15,000 Travel Professionals and Growing

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August 2019

Thank you for joining us in our latest issue of TravelProfessional NEWSand I hope that the summer has been treating you, your family and your clients well thus far! This exciting August issue will continue to empower, educate and inform you of the tools you need to take your Travel Agency to the next level.

Just a few weeks ago, I was joined by Ricko Tindage, Director of Sales / Incentive Travel Division of Chinatour for a fantastic discussion about Chinatour’s offerings and devotion to Travel Professionals. Not only has Chinatour been adding new packages but also new and exciting destinations to further assist your clients in crafting the perfect experience.

Robert Siamon, Incentive Connection Travel, shares a fantastic value proposition of the ICT Hosting program and how it could possibly change your success as a Travel Professional. Join our good friend Mary Pat Sullivan for an in-depth look at the 2019 CruiseWorld offerings and benefits of attendance. We greatly look forward to the CruiseWorld show, happening this November 13th – 15th in Fort Lauderdale.

Join Joanie Ogg on her recent experience at the 2019 Avoya Travel Network conference, on-board the newly amplified Navigator of the Seas. I was able to sit down with Drew Daly, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dream Vacations for a fantastic discussion about some valuable tools and skills that are showing true success for many Travel Professionals in 2019..

In addition, dive into some great insight with Scott Koepf of Cruise Planners on the Ultimate Introduction and how that introduction can grow your clientele. Tom Ogg shares an in depth look into Travel Agency Websites in Part 1 of his series looking into all aspects of a successful Travel Agency website.

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

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