Kerry Tice, Travel Market Report
Over 400 attendees gathered for the fifth consecutive year in Toronto today for the kickoff of Travel MarketPlace East, the premier professional development conference for Canadian agents co-hosted by Travel Market Report and the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA).
Scott Koepf, senior vice president of sales for Cruise Planners and emcee for the event, opened the general session with a call to action for the hundreds of agents in attendance to take their newfound knowledge and put it into practice.
“The education and the knowledge you are going to receive over the next few days are worthless, unless you do something with them,” said Koepf. “The only reason most of you are here is because you want to do something better. You want to be a better travel agent, salesperson, marketer, or whatever it might be. If you’re not quite hitting the goals you want to meet, you are here to take that next step. The only way to do that is to go back and do something different.” READ FULL ARTICLE.