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Believe it or not, this is actually a pretty complicated question.  The answer is:  it depends.  Travel agents book through travel suppliers, and you need to have travel industry credentials to do that.  (Read more about that.)  The good news is that most travel agents belong to a host agency and use the host agency’s …

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On this Travel Talk Live, Vanessa McGovern talks to Heather Christopher of Heather Christopher Travel Consulting about her recent trip to Italy.

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Now that you’ve made the decision to become a travel agent, developing a solid marketing plan can seem daunting!  It’s likely you are overwhelmed with the options in terms of where and how to market and are scratching your head trying to figure out where to begin.  Perhaps it feels like there is a big, …

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Princess Cruises is a global cruise line introducing new experiences to give you more transformative moments, lifetime memories and stories to share upon when you return home from your cruise vacation. Princess offers 150 different itineraries traveling to 350 ports across the globe. On this Travel Talk Live, Vanessa McGovern talks to John Chernesky of …

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On this Travel Talk live, Gifted Travel Network Marketing Associate, Caroline Hollar, fills in for Vanessa McGovern to interview Dale Woods of Ponant. Ponant provides innovative itineraries, an exceptional fleet, and unique travel experiences to guests. Ponant offers many destinations including Antarctica, which Dale will share with you on this episode. Interested in traveling with …

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Abercrombie & Kent is the world’s foremost luxury travel company, offering adventure and luxury vacations in the world’s greatest destinations since 1962. Abercrombie & Kent consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty — and no A&K journey is complete without that extra, unexpected “and” that makes your experience unique and unforgettable. Join Vanessa …

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Think your health insurance or credit card covers you with insurance while traveling? You would be amazed at what they don’t cover you for and how critical it is to purchase travel insurance with a reputable company like Allianz! Join Vanessa McGovern to learn more from Jill McAuliffe of Allianz. Allianz Global Assistance is a …

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I recently had the pleasure of experiencing AmaWaterway’s Vietnam, Cambodia & The Riches of the Mekong river cruise and it was absolutely incredible! Words and pictures really can’t do the experience justice, but here are some highlights. AmaWaterways offers a 15-night itinerary that includes a pre-cruise package to Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and Siem Reap …

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The Travel Agent’s 4-Part System for Doing it All When you become a travel agent you will be both a travel agent AND a business owner.  You will wear many hats!  Let’s see, there’s marketing manager, client services manager, book keeper, errand runner, sales person, and the list goes on. How do you keep it …

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Travel Talk Live Kelly Mwila Alaska to Africa

This episode of Travel Talk Live features Kelly Mwila, founder and CEO of Alaska to Africa Travel, who will share insider information about traveling to Alaska beyond cruising. Kelly specializes in corporate adventure travel to Alaska. As a native Alaskan, she is intimately aware of the travel experiences that exist beyond the mainstream cruises and crafts …

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