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10 Laws of Social Media Marketing – Part One

Part one is featured below from www.entrepreneur.com. Watch your inbox next Friday for the remaining five laws. Leveraging the power of content and social media marketing can help elevate your audience and customer base in a dramatic way. But getting started without any previous experience or insight could be challenging. It’s vital that you understand […]

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Five Things to Remember as You Approach Your Next GDS Contract Renewal

1. Legacy GDS companies integrate back office functions, itineraries, invoices, schedule changes, and continue to upgrade functions to remain competitive. The  majority of carriers appreciate the reality that GDS companies are the most flexible alternative for aggregating necessary information, including merchandising ancillaries, and support the economics. It makes sense to preserve the mutual financial benefits […]

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Five Ways Your Clients Can Enjoy Fall Foliage

It’s the time of year when bed and breakfasts throughout the northern and mountainous states start filing to capacity, and leaf peepers rejoice. You may have some favorite places you send clients for optimum viewing. Certainly, what often springs to mind is New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest — the state’s number-one attraction when the […]

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Five Skills You Have But May Not Be Using

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Speaker, President, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training Are you working at your potential? Every one of us knows that when we really want something, need something or want to do something we probably can; outside of the obviously impossible. My favorite poem Somebody Said That It Couldn’t Be Done by E. […]

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Five Leadership Points (Worth Repeating)

This week’s message comes via an article I read recently in some well-known magazine. Dick Nettell was running the transition between Bank of America and FleetBoston (his first job was as an 18-year-old ‘lot boy’ cleaning company vehicles). Dick’s personal leadership philosophy contains five bullet points. Here they are: You take care of people first […]

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Five Ways To Get the Best Out of a U.K. Tour

As one of a handful of UK-based members of the Travel Institute, it’s a privilege to share with you five important considerations which hallmark the imaginatively themed and customized UK/Ireland tours I put together for independent travelers and groups flying or cruising in and out of Britain. Travel Less… After clearing Immigration and Customs and […]

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5 Steps to Creating an Elevator Pitch for Travel Agents

by Mary Stein, Content Editor of Host Agency Reviews” Half (if not more) of working as a travel agent is sales. Every agent knows the importance of customer service––going the extra mile to book a flawless trip so first-time clients become lifetime clients. But how do you set yourself apart from other agents in the ever-growing […]

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5 Keys to Employee Engagement

In 2015, a Gallup Poll uncovered that only 32% of employees worldwide are engaged at work.  The majority (50.8%) of employees were “not engaged,” while another 17.2% were “actively disengaged.” In other words, only one in every three workers is psychologically committed to his/her job and likely to be making positive contributions to the organization. […]

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5 Live Streaming Video Content Ideas

As fast as video is evolving live-streaming video is leading the game. That popularity is shaking up the travel industry. The big question is: What to talk about? Opportunities in this realm are limitless. With live streaming video your audience has the opportunity to chime in with questions and comments while adding to the discussion. […]

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