155 episodes

Travel Industry Disruptors welcome! In this weekly podcast, I share, along with featured guests, the actual strategies that will keep your travel business moving forward. We discuss foundations, marketing, sales, client experience, systems, supplier relations, and everything in between to empower you to run an effective and profitable travel business, and not just another travel hobby.For travel agents/advisors, travel suppliers, tour operators, tourism professionals, travel coaches, travel creators, travel business owners, travel agency owners, host agency owners, and travel industry support partners.

Strategic Travel Entrepreneur: Business Tips for Travel Agents/Advisors, Travel Agency Owners, and Travel Industry Entreprene Rita M. Perez

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Travel Industry Disruptors welcome! In this weekly podcast, I share, along with featured guests, the actual strategies that will keep your travel business moving forward. We discuss foundations, marketing, sales, client experience, systems, supplier relations, and everything in between to empower you to run an effective and profitable travel business, and not just another travel hobby.For travel agents/advisors, travel suppliers, tour operators, tourism professionals, travel coaches, travel creators, travel business owners, travel agency owners, host agency owners, and travel industry support partners.

    Ep 153 5 Essential Reframes for a Thriving Travel Agency

    Ep 153 5 Essential Reframes for a Thriving Travel Agency

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!Tale as old as time....there's been a few thoughts I hear travel advisors say over and over again since I first started in the industry in 2010. I wanted to address some of these thoughts and how you can reframe them to be more productive for your travel business.In this episode, I share:· My initial thoughts on this year's Canva Create· Embracing confidence as a business owner· Focusing on inte...

    • 28 min
    Ep 152 What Travel Clients Want to See on your Social Media Feed

    Ep 152 What Travel Clients Want to See on your Social Media Feed

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!Hootsuite came out with a Social Media Consumer Report and I'm sharing the findings with you and how you can apply them to your travel business :)In this episode, I share:· What consumers want to see on social media· What you can do to build a high-value following· What you can do to gain more exposure on social media· and so much more!Enjoy (and take action)!Join the Cruise Content...

    • 45 min
    Ep 151 How SEO and Social Media Work Together

    Ep 151 How SEO and Social Media Work Together

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!My mom changed Mother's Day plans on me and I got a lesson in the synergy between a web search and social media--which of course means, I've got to share it with you :) Take a peek into how my brain works when it comes to searching for things, which is probably how many of your travel clients are also thinking.In this episode, I share:· Why you need to have both a web and social media presence· Making it easy for ...

    • 31 min
    Ep 150 The Best in Travel Tech in 2024

    Ep 150 The Best in Travel Tech in 2024

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!The 2nd Annual Travel Tech Audio Summit went live on Global Travel Advisor Day, 5/1/2024. Listen in to hear incredible stories of entrepreneurship and learn about some of the amazing tech you as travel advisors, or even suppliers, can take advantage of.Special thank you to our Summit Featured Speakers:David Shulll, CEO at TernLiana Rowan and Chanell Facey, Co-Founders at GroupedDan Green, Co-Founder and CTO at Faye Whitney Shindelar, Founder at The Hi...

    • 54 min
    Ep 149 The 5 Keys to Travel Agency Profitability with Jenn Lee

    Ep 149 The 5 Keys to Travel Agency Profitability with Jenn Lee

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!Ready to make your travel business profitable? I'm so stinking excited to welcome travel industry powerhouse, Jenn Lee, to the podcast! Join us as we share what we feel are the five keys to profitability for your travel agency.In this episode, we share:· Some of the differences between the IC and Franchise models of business· The shift you need to make within to step into your CEO role· Pr...

    • 48 min
    Ep 148 Cultivating Relationships to Fuel Success (A Tribute to Edouard Jean)

    Ep 148 Cultivating Relationships to Fuel Success (A Tribute to Edouard Jean)

    Send Rita a text with your thoughts!We lost a very dear friend in the industry this week, Edouard Jean. He was the owner of Massive Travels and was very active with ASTA having served as Chapter President, and was getting ready to start a campaign for the Board.He was a champion for minorities in the industry, as well, having served as a Board Member of the Association of Black Travel Professionals, and many other organizations.This episode is a tribute to him and his legacy of service....

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

JennyB Designs ,

Such helpful info!

I really enjoy listening to Rita’s podcast. While I’m not in the travel industry it’s so easy to apply her business and marketing tips to my small biz. Highly recommend.

Jeshjwghgjwd ,

Thank you Rita!

Im a new VA for travel businesses and your podcast has helped me TREMENDOUSLY. Thank you so much. I love your podcast! Seriously so valuable 😁

luxewwtravel ,

Relatable Host. Game Changing Content.

After binging several episodes, I’m reminded of what I’ve been missing in my biz…strategy. The content here is game changing and Rita is such a relatable host. Truly a gift to our industry. Thanks Rita!

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