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One of the most common “obstacles” travel professionals deal with is being asked to match a price the client found somewhere else. In the past it used to be pricing from other agents, but now the two biggies seem to be OTAs (Online Travel Agencies like Expedia) and Costco. This issue has come up several …

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Imagine that somebody offered you the opportunity to travel across the Pacific Ocean to experience the absolute BEST of what Hawaii has to offer – and you would be doing it with 9 more members of your host agency family, a supplier rep who truly supports you, and the one-of-a-kind director of the Oahu Visitor’s …

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When you are a service professional there are two keys things you can make money from: your knowledge and your time. As a travel agent, you use your knowledge to craft amazing vacations for people. And it takes time to do that. But at the end of the day, you are limited on how much …

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Yesterday I had a great conversation with a woman who had been in the travel business for the past two years. The first 18 months were great and then it started to taper off and now sales are down. She wanted to know what she did wrong. It could be a lot of things, but …

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Vanessa McGovern, CEO of Gifted Travel Network was interviewed about what it’s like to work in the travel industry by Emily Matras for Ploymint, a career site for millennials. Check out the interview below! Vanessa McGovern caught the travel bug early in life — and it hasn’t left her yet. She figured out a way …

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Featured blog by Brianna Glenn of Milk + Honey Travels: I’ve returned home from my trip to South America in November. Hopefully you were able to follow along on GTN’s Instagram and feel like you were right there with me.  My goal was to give you a real look into what the experience was like, …

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Travel Insured International has recognized Gifted Travel Network as their Host Agency Partner of the Year for 2017. We are honored to receive this award! This award is a direct result of the outstanding efforts of our amazing GTN agents who recognize the need to assist their clients in protecting their vacation investment and ensuring …

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When you drop your child off at college for the first time, you can’t believe that you can’t get them upgraded to a suite from the little dingy dorm room they’ve been assigned.   Last Thanksgiving, you planned a day of activities for all the children in attendance so they would go home more enlightened …

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As long as people have been traveling, someone has been organizing it. Cox & Kings, founded in 1758, is considered by many to be the original travel agency. Obviously, there has been a tremendous amount of change in how people travel and how it is organized. Much of this change was driven by the introduction …

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By Christine Brown of Vacation Inspirations After visiting Cambodia and Vietnam last year, I set my sights on my next bucket list trip – India. Imagine my surprise when I was one of about 20 travel agents from over the globe to go there with our fabulous vendor partner – Trafalgar. Trafalgar has an extensive …

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