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Andy Ogg

About Andy Ogg

Andy Ogg joined the Ogg family business back in 2015. Coming from a long history of sales, marketing and advertising, Andy brought in several new opportunities, operations and ideas to assist in the growth of the family owned business. Today, Andy controls most of the business, sales, assets and planning. When not at his desk in his home office, Andy enjoys being outdoors with his family enjoying the sun. Andy Ogg lives in San DIego, CA with his wife, Angela Ogg and two daughters, Peyton and Lyla.

Free Download – Host Agency Checklist

Looking for a Host Travel Agency? This FREE Checklist will Help   Whether you are an experienced Travel Professional looking to begin work with a Host Agency or new to the Travel Industry looking for a Host Agency to get started with, this Free Download will help you keep organized and up to date when conducting your search. With Checklists for if leads are offered, technology, marketing ...

Workations and Nomadic Travel for Travel Professionals

Working from anywhere as a Travel Professional can be a fun benefit, but it can also help your business grow!   Written By: Tom Ogg. Co-Founder and Co-Owner – TravelProfessionalNEWS.com   We had some condos in Punta Mita that we rented out in the visitor market. We primarily rented to surfers and occasionally fisherman, simply because the surf breaks around Punta Mita enjoyed ...

Sponsored – Breaking Free: Transitioning from Travel Agent to Independent Business Owner

Mahala Summers Shares Insight about Reinventing Yourself as a Travel Entrepreneur.   Author: Mahala Summers, Global Marketing Manager – 1000 Mile Travel Group   Are you an experienced travel agent looking to take the plunge and transition from your 9-to-5 job to running your own independent travel business? If so, now is the ideal time to make the move! With more and more people ...

Travel Influencer Marketing in 2023 for Travel Advisors

Is Promoting your Business with a Travel Influencer the right choice for you in 2023? Let’s discuss what they do, how they work and how to get started!   Written By: Tom Ogg. Co-Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   Travel agents have always been an integral part of the tourism industry. However, with the advent of social media and the rise of influencer ...

Sponsored – 3 Reasons Why Avid Cruisers Make Exceptional Travel Agents

Do you like to Cruise the open ocean? A professional path as a Travel Advisor may be the perfect fit for you!   Written By: Steve Hirshan, Senior Vice President – Avoya Travel   Alain Gerbault once said, “I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.” We couldn’t agree more! There’s nothing quite like the thrill of sailing on the open water, ...

Paradigms and the Travel Industry in 2023

The World of Travel is Changing… Quickly. How and Where do Travel Professionals Fit Into this New and Changing Landcape?   Written By: Tom Ogg, Co-Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   One of the benefits of having been in this business for over 50 years is that I have lived through the evolution of travel distribution’s twists and turns. For the most part, ...

Artificial Intelligence and Travel Professionals in 2023

The Time to Act is Now!   Written By: Tom Ogg, Co-Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) has brought changes in different sectors, especially in the way businesses operate. Travel agencies are not left behind in this digital revolution as AI technology has opened up new ways of conducting their operations. AI has numerous ...

Event – Avoya Travel Land Forum Conference 2023

The 2023 Avoya Travel Land Forum Conference Gives Travel Professionals Advice, Insight and Tools for Success   Attended By: Joanie Ogg, Co-Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   May 23 – 25, 2023 marked the Avoya Travel Virtual Land Forum where attendees heard from Avoya’s Preferred Sponsors, experienced a virtual expo, speed dating and other innovative virtual ...

Sponsored – Working from Travel: Mastering the Art of a Remote Business

Travel Professionals aren’t stuck to an office, the world is their office!   Written By: Steve Hirshan, Senior Vice President of Sales – Avoya Travel   Cell phone? Check. Laptop? Check. Charger? Check. Floaties? Check.   Hold on – floaties? Yes, floaties. You’re working from the Bahamas! This seems like a dream come true, but in the travel industry, we just call ...

Sponsored – Embracing Modern Technology and Empowering Communication for Travel Advisors

Cruise Planners Releases Groundbreaking SMS Tool for Franchise Owners Written By: Michelle Fee, CEO & Founder – Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative   Tech Days are back in person at Cruise Planners and this year, the nation’s largest network of home-based franchise travel agents is ramping up their offerings to help advisors maximize their time and profits ...