Playbook Retreat: Day 2 — The Wedding Day! And also: punch your fear in the face (a hands-on DW training like no other) (Part 3) destination wedding destination wedding expert destination wedding planner destination wedding playbook destination wedding specialist destination wedding university group travel travel agent travel agent training

Day 2 was ALL about Taking Care of Business — we spent the morning diving deep into the questions, practicalities, and challenges of being an entrepreneur.

Representatives from Hard Rock’s Wedding department shared their expertise with agents on things like social media marketing,...

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Playbook Retreat: Day 1 — Welcome to LUXURY ( (Part 2) destination wedding playbook destination wedding specialist destination wedding university group travel playbook retreat travel agent travel agent training

From the moment they arrived at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya, I wanted my agents to feel as amazing as their clients will feel. I wanted them to feel the luxury, the pampering, the awe, that sense of wonder and adventure and possibility.

This is part of what is so FUN about planning destination...

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No one else was doing the one thing that Destination Wedding Travel Agents really needed — so I made it happen! (Playbook Retreat Part 1) aic hotels destination wedding expert destination wedding planner destination wedding playbook destination wedding specialist hard rock weddings immersive travel training onsite training playbook retreat travel agent travel agent training travel business coaching

If you know me, you know: I’m not shy — but I don’t really like to talk myself up that much.

It feels kinda like bad karma because the reality is that most of everything we do is with the help of at least one other person and usually lots of other people along the way. But...

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#TBT Series: Travel Agent Chatter Vol 9: Will Medina, Destination Weddings Expert destination wedding playbook destination wedding university destination weddings host agency reviews travel agent travel professional

Hello friend, 

I am back with another #TBTSeries and this one was Super FUN and does not need much of an introduction. Why? Well, It's a Youtube video that our friends at HAR (Host Agency Review) recorded while we recorded the podcast episode of Travel Agent Chatter. 

Steph is like my...

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How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Business Development Managers (Part 2) bdms business development manager destination wedding playbook tour operators travel agency travel agents travel business coach travel partners

Hola!!

Part 1 of this article and the tips were so well received that we are thrilled to share Part 2! So let's continue reading the tips from our road warriors (If you have not seen the first 5 tips, read Part 1 here)

6. Catherine said: 1-LET ME KNOW WHO YOU ARE - Since I don’t...

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Hola Amigos! 

As a Frequent Flyer, I know you will understand my excitement. See, as Travel Agents we love recommending Club MoBay to our clients (traveling to Jamaica). We firmly believe it enhances the travel experience, at the end, who the heck loves waiting on tiny airport chairs...

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#TBT Series: I Do, Do You? Episode 5 of the "This Job Sucks Podcast" destination wedding playbook podcast interview successful travel agents tribe travel agent

Happy Thursday!

It's that time of the week again so today, as part of the $TBT Series I want to share with you the #ThisJobSucksPodcast interview I was featured on earlier this year.

It's no secret that Destination Weddings are a big passion of mine so I am humbled for the opportunity to assist...

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How to Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Business Development Managers (Part 1) business development manager independent travel agent partnership relationship building tour operators travel agent

 Hola!

I want to start this post by thanking ALL of the amazing Travel Agents that joined the Successful TAs Tribe (Our Free Facebook Group for Legit and mad COOL TAs) recently. I enjoy building my community and our profession so very much, but it would not be possible without your...

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Hola Amigos!

Over the years I've been a devoted advocate for the Travel Industry and as such, I have contributed to many articles, magazine publications and podcast interviews both to educate the consumer and other industries about the value of working with a caring Travel Professional like...

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Destination Wedding University Meets Industry Need and Exceeds Expectations as it Celebrates Graduation of Inaugural Class destination wedding destination wedding expert destination wedding playbook destination wedding university group travel training successful travel agents travel agent travel mentor

Founder & CEO Will Medina offers in-demand training on the unique organizational and business aspects of being a Destination Wedding Expert

 Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 14, 2019 – Destination weddings currently account for 25% of all weddings annually. As a segment, it continues...

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Featured Article: Ditch the Destination Wedding Hard Sell, and Be Yourself to Increase Sales and be yourself to increase sales destination wedding specialist ditch the destination wedding hard sell group travel training travel agent

Did you catch my collaboration with Richard D'Ambrosio for the Travel Market Report this week?

"No one likes to be sold to, especially someone who is planning the most expensive and life-changing event of their life.

For travel agents to insert themselves into the destination wedding...

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