February 2019 Issue – Travel Professional NEWS


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In this Issue:


Achieving Success in 2019 – Insights into Your Success
Written By: Melissa Roberts, Business Development Manager – MTravel Hosting Services


Interview: Celebrity Cruises Continues to Push the Boundaries
Interview By: Joanie Ogg CTC, MCC – Co-Founder – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Ron Gulasky, Associate Vice President, North America National Accounts & Trade Associations – Celebrity Cruises


Ultimate All Inclusive – Fiesta Americano Resorts (The Posada Group)
Written By: Geoff Millar, Owner – Ultimate All Inclusive Travel


Taking Flight: How to Tell a Good Airline Consolidator from a Bad One
Written By: Stephanie Knight, Copywriter – Sky Bird Travel & Tours


READY, SET, GROW – New Year, New You: Establishing your Personal Development Plan
Written By: Jackie Friedman, President – Nexion Travel Group


Smartphone Tech Talk – Part 2 – Tips and Tricks to Creating the Best Content Possible
Written By: Andy Ogg, Editor and Marketing Director – Travel Professional NEWS


Simply Sales with Scott – Loyalty is Earned not Expected
Written By: Scott Koepf, Vice President of Strategic Development – Cruise Planners


How Much Money do Travel Agents Make in 2019?
Written By: Tom Ogg


Achieving Your Passion & Purpose
Written By: James Bovino, General Manager and Brand Leader – Independent by Liberty Trave


Interview: A Mission of a Vacation Travelex Donates Effort to Rebuilding Puerto Rico with 50 Participants
An Interview By: Andy Ogg, Senior Editor – Travel Professional NEWS
Interviewing: Christine Buggy, Vice President of Marketing – Travelex Insurance Services


Email Landing Pages – Best Practices
Written By: Tom Ogg


Closing the Sale Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult: Read These Tips
Contributed By: The Travel Institute


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February 2019

As 2019 finds it’s way into a new month, i’m sure that many of you are also finding a new groove as 2019 gets underway. Whether it’s automating your business, focus on new client acquisition or just continued success, the new year always brings fresh invigoration and life, it’s a great time to grab hold and get to work.


We have been hard at work on our business as well and as you’ll see in the pages to follow, we are focused on delivering helpful and educational articles to you for 2019. Whether it’s in regards to marketing, sales or operations, we hope that our insights will not only help you overcome a hurdle, but also bring your travel business to new heights of success.


In this issue, join Joanie Ogg and Ron Gulasky of Celebrity Cruises for a great look into what’s new at Celebrity but more importantly, what’s to come. We are also joined by Melissa Morgan of MTravel Hosting Services who shares some wonderful insights into why 2019 should be the year for you to grow your business. 


Additionally, we catch up with Christine Buggy of Travelex Insurance. Christine and her team just finished a trip to Puerto Rico to assist a hand in rebuilding the Puerto Rican infrastructure. Tom Ogg provides a great answer to the question “How much do Travel Agents make?” as well as some very powerful proof that Travel Agents are on the rise!


Thank you for being the best part of Travel Professional NEWS and we appreciate your time, comments and support. 


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