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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 ...

How will ChatGPT Affect Travel Advisors in 2023

Where Does this New Technology Sit in the Travel Professional Landscape? Let’s Discuss.   Written By: Tom Ogg, Co-Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com    You can’t pick up a travel trade publication without reading about how AI is going to put travel agents out of business. One article entitled “Travel Agents Beware” was written by someone obviously with ...

Why Independent Travel Agents Affiliate with Host Agencies in 2021 and Beyond.

There are Many Reasons to Partner with a Host Travel Agency – Let’s Dive into why it may be Right for Your Travel Agency!   Written By: Tom Ogg, Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   I wish I had a dollar for every time I have heard the question “Why do independent travel agents affiliate with host agencies?”. I suspect that the question is asked ...

Starting a Career as a Travel Agent in 2021? 6 Steps to Get Started

6 Steps to Starting a Successful Travel Business in 2021 Written By: Joanie Ogg CTC, MCC, Founder and Co-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   There has never been a better time to enter the travel industry than right now. As travel comes back to life after the complete shut down during the COVID pandemic, there is a shortage of travel agents to help consumers who have strong pent up ...

What Does a Travel Professional Actually Do?

Travel Professionals Aren’t just Planners, Learn all of what a Travel Agent in 2021 Does   It always amazes me about the misconception that consumers have on what travel professionals actually do. Many think that being a travel agent is all about traveling all over the world for free and recommending the various hotels, resorts, cruise ships, all-inclusive resorts and destinations that ...

Travel Professional Service Fees in 2021 and Beyond (Infographic)

In a Post-COVID World, Travel Professionals Must Learn and Implement Service Fees for Success as a Home Based Travel Agent   The COVID-19 pandemic caught many travel professionals without having a structured service fee in place and many ended up working hour after hour with virtually no pay for doing so. The benefit for consumers was that they realized how important it was to have an ...

Travel Agent Career Outlook – What it Takes to Run a Successful Travel Business in 2021

It is time to Recover from the COVID Pandemic as a Home Based Travel Agent Here is a Career Outlook as Travel Rebounds   Emerging from the pandemic is under way and it is time for both new entrepreneurs and existing agency owners to rethink their travel business. So much has changed in the last 20-months that it is almost unimaginable. First of all, who would have ever thought that the ...

Setting Goals for Your 
Travel Agency Business in 2021 and Beyond (Infographic)

Find Success as a Home Based Travel Agent in 2021! Set Goals and Run a Successful Home Based Travel Agency   2021 has been a difficult year to set goals because of the major disruption in the travel industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of this writing (June, 2021) it looks as if the travel industry will open up starting in July, especially for fully inoculated travelers. ...

6 Key Questions to Ask When Starting a Travel Agency from Home in 2021

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Ensure your Success as a Home Based Travel Professional in 2021!   Written By: Tom Ogg, C0-Owner – FindaHostTravelAgency.com   If you are considering  starting a travel agency from your home, there are several questions that you should have well thought out answers to long before you actually commence  your business. Launching without solid ...

Riding Shotgun in the COVID-19 Era as a Travel Professional

I love to watch the old westerns where the stagecoach is being chased by bandits shooting their pistols at the stagecoach so they can hold it up. Of course, there is always someone riding shotgun whose job it is to shoot back at the outlaws to stop the robbery. The villains always make it a point to shoot the guy riding shotgun first, as they know that the driver cannot drive the stagecoach and ...