72 episodes

Welcome to the Strategic Travel Entrepreneur! In this podcast, I share all the things I wish I knew when I first started my business over 10 years ago, to help you become a more strategic travel entrepreneur.

The Strategic Travel Entrepreneur Rita M. Perez

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to the Strategic Travel Entrepreneur! In this podcast, I share all the things I wish I knew when I first started my business over 10 years ago, to help you become a more strategic travel entrepreneur.

    Ep 71 Content Creation Foundations

    Ep 71 Content Creation Foundations

    I'm so excited to announce the Content Creation Intensive happening next month for travel business owners!  Before we get into the specifics of that, however, it's important to understand some of the foundations of content creation, what you need to be addressing in your content, and why it's so important to be grabbing quality content while you are in destination (as opposed to those free photo websites).

    In this episode, I focus on:
    What is content and the marketing mixWhy is it important to speak to client pain pointsThe importance of capturing great content in destinationand more!Enjoy (and take action)!

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    Learn More about the Content Creation Intensive:
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    Sign up for a Rapid Consulting Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    Find your Secret Sauce and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

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    • 29 min
    Ep 70 Breaking the Travel Business Rules with Christy Camren (Pt. 2)

    Ep 70 Breaking the Travel Business Rules with Christy Camren (Pt. 2)

    Welcome to Part 2 of my incredible conversation with Christy Camren, fellow travel advisor and travel industry support partner.  She hosts the Travel Geniuses Podcast, and we have quickly become fast pals, as we both resonate with each other's travel industry perspectives.  

    In this episode, we discuss:


    Being more selective with the supplier partners we work withWhy it's important to select business strategies that work with your energy level and valuesAlternatives methods to bring in revenueand SO much more!Enjoy (and take action)!

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    Stay in touch with Christy:  www.travelgeniuses.com

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    ⚓⚓Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes:

    INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of your Business with Monthly Support:
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    Sign up for a RAPID CONSULTING Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    FIND YOUR SECRET SAUCE and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

    Say HI on Social:
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/takethehelmvbs
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    • 42 min
    Ep 69 Breaking the Travel Business Rules with Christy Camren (Pt. 1)

    Ep 69 Breaking the Travel Business Rules with Christy Camren (Pt. 1)

    Today's wonderful guest is Christy Camren, who holds dual roles in the travel industry as both travel advisor and travel industry support partner.  She hosts the Travel Geniuses Podcast, and we have quickly become fast pals, as we both resonate with each other's travel industry perspectives.  So much so, that our conversation ran much longer than anticipated and ergo, I split this episode in two.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    Our thoughts on hard work and hustling, especially in relation to our medical conditionsHow travel advisors offer value no matter what level of experience they have in their businessMistakes we've made when choosing business investmentsand SO much more!Enjoy (and take action)!

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    Stay in touch with Christy:  www.travelgeniuses.com

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    ⚓⚓Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes:

    INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of your Business with Monthly Support:
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1117728

    Sign up for a RAPID CONSULTING Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    FIND YOUR SECRET SAUCE and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

    Say HI on Social:
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/takethehelmvbs
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/takethehelmvbs
    Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529490048073622

    Enjoy this episode?  Buy Me a Tea to say Thank You!
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1134180

    Direct EMAIL:
    takethehelmva@gmail.com

    • 43 min
    Ep 68 Travel Coaching for your Travel Business with Sahara Rose De Vore

    Ep 68 Travel Coaching for your Travel Business with Sahara Rose De Vore

    Today's incredible guest is Sahara Rose De Vore, who is a Wellness Travel Coach, and Founder of The Travel Coach Network.  She is another travel industry disruptor, showing travel entrepreneurs alternate ways to profit from their travel passion.  Not only that, but she works closely with brands to elevate their wellness experience, as well as the importance of prioritizing wellness for their teams.

    In this episode, we discuss:


    What exactly is travel coachingWhy you should offer it as a service in your travel business, or even transition to this model completelyHow to really speak to your client's pain points and travel motivations to attract the right clients and increase conversionsand so much more!Enjoy (and take action)!

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    Get the Beginner's Guide to Travel Coaching:  https://thetravelcoachnetwork.mykajabi.com/main-email-series-and-workbook

    Learn more about The Travel Coach Network:  https://thetravelcoachnetwork.com/
    *affiliate link*

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    ⚓⚓Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes:

    INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of your Business with Monthly Support:
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1117728

    Sign up for a RAPID CONSULTING Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    FIND YOUR SECRET SAUCE and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

    Say HI on Social:
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/takethehelmvbs
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/takethehelmvbs
    Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529490048073622

    Enjoy this episode?  Buy Me a Tea to say Thank You!
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1134180

    Direct EMAIL:
    takethehelmva@gmail.com

    • 41 min
    Ep 67 Understanding Travel Clients with Special Needs with Dawn M. Barclay

    Ep 67 Understanding Travel Clients with Special Needs with Dawn M. Barclay

    Today's wonderful guest is Dawn M. Barclay, who is a veteran of the travel industry having served previously in the travel advisor role, and currently as a contributing editor for Insider Travel Report.  Her newest book, "Traveling Different: Vacation Strategies for Parents of the Anxious, the Inflexible, and the Neurodiverse", not only helps parents to navigate travel, but also serves as a resource chockful of strategies travel entrepreneurs can utilize at the helm of their travel businesses.

    In this episode, we focus on:


    Why travel entrepreneurs should specialize in assisting families with special needsThe challenges these families face when traveling and resources that can assistWhat travel entrepreneurs need to be mindful of when planning trips and experiences for families with special needsand so much more!Enjoy (and take action)!


    Stay connected with Dawn Barclay:  http://www.travelingdifferent.com/


    ⚓⚓Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes:

    INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of your Business with Monthly Support:
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    Sign up for a RAPID CONSULTING Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    FIND YOUR SECRET SAUCE and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

    Say HI on Social:
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/takethehelmvbs
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/takethehelmvbs
    Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529490048073622

    Enjoy this episode?  Buy Me a Tea to say Thank You!
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1134180

    Direct EMAIL:
    takethehelmva@gmail.com

    • 30 min
    Ep 66 Effectively Using Social Media: A Case Study (Pt 2)

    Ep 66 Effectively Using Social Media: A Case Study (Pt 2)

    *HEADS UP*  This episode contains some cursey words!

    In part 2 of this mini-series, I'm bringing on my real-life social media clients, Chefs Tony and Melissa Badeaux-Shepherd of Two Chef Mission, to pull back even more of the curtain on how we have worked together to get their business to give them a full-time income this past year.

    In this episode, we focus on:
    Finding the right places where our ideal clients hang out (so we can then send them to our social media accounts)The value of delegating and supporting fellow business ownersFocusing on key products and services to build our business (and not focusing on the whole shebang)and so much more!Enjoy (and take action)!
    Stay connected with Two Chef Mission:  www.twochefmission.com

    ⚓⚓Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes:

    INCREASE THE VISIBILITY of your Business with Monthly Support:
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1117728

    Sign up for a RAPID CONSULTING Session:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/rapid-consulting

    FIND YOUR SECRET SAUCE and Better Articulate that in your Content:
    https://calendly.com/ritaventures/secret-sauce

    Say HI on Social:
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/takethehelmvbs
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/takethehelmvbs
    Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/529490048073622

    Enjoy this episode?  Buy Me a Tea to say Thank You!
    https://takethehelm.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/1134180

    Direct EMAIL:
    takethehelmva@gmail.com

    • 40 min

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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!

BA1LEY7 ,

Passionate and Strategic

Rita has such a dynamic personality and is so passionate about her industry - this all shines through in her podcast. She welcomes guests who have strategic and applicable tips to share with her audience and brings so much value to her listeners!

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