How to Grow a Travel Business on a Budget

How to grow your travel business on a budget

Basic accounting translates to….Revenue, less expenses = profits.  That’s the equation. Simple enough. And when the sum of your expenses exceeds the sum of your revenue, let’s just say you don’t have to have a fancy ivy league CPA certification to know that ain’t good. The problem is… for most, embarking on an entrepreneurial journey […]

11 Things I Miss About Working in a Cubicle

why should i become a travel agent

(now that I work from home and for myself) It’s Thursday morning, post labour day and back-to-school time. Once upon a time, when I worked in an office, I would have spent this morning laying out school clothes, flipping morning pancakes, feeling for moisture on the kids’ toothbrushes. I loved rushing around in the mornings…trying […]

How to Write the Perfect Elevator Pitch for Your Travel Business

the perfect elevator pitch for a travel agent

Ever been caught mid-bite between the grilled shrimp kabobs and the pancetta crisps at a summer BBQ with this Q? “And what do you do for a living?” Sweat begins to bead on your brow as you realize that, “I sell travel” doesn’t sound nearly as bougie as the chiropodist standing to your left who […]

Top Agents Share Their Best Advice for Starting Out in the Travel Industry

best advice for new travel agents

Part II Hindsight is meant to be 20/20. It’s exactly the reason why I thought it would be a good idea to poll an audience of top travel industry experts and ask them…what advice would they give someone at the beginning of their career in travel. What I received in return was such great feedback […]