Founder, Virtual Sales
The World Map in Carol’s living room is riddled with pins! Both Carol and her husband have long-standing careers in the travel industry and a lifelong interest in exploring. She’s made a career of helping advisors articulate the travel experience to their clients, and giving them the confidence they need to close sales and build their businesses. Her on-line sessions include her enthusiastic take on up-to-date information on destinations and tips and techniques gleaned from her many years in travel sales!
From Global corporations to Niche cruise operators, Carol has held a variety of positions with as many titles in the Travel Industry for over 20 years. According to Carol, regardless of the label, she has always been a Travel Educator & a Sales Coach- using her communication skills and natural enthusiasm for travel to facilitate the process of matching clients to vacation experiences and empowering other travel professionals to develop their skills increase their profitability.
Carol recognizes that in the current marketplace, populated with informed buyers, education IS sales.
Since 2006 when she started her own company, Virtual Sales, her to focus has been on the core of her interests and talents- educating travel professionals & motivating their customers to buy. Carol has reached travel sellers & consumers both domestically and across the globe and has presented a wide range of travel products & services. In addition to in-person presentation skills, she is known for her ability to engage and entertain an on-line audience and to inspire them to action.
LinkedIn: Carol Parsons