Welcome to Friday 15! In episode 119 Step chats with Lori Speers, Owner of Levarte Travel about gaining trust as a new advisor, reducing IC Misclassification w/Planning Fees, and FAM trip qualifications.
00:00 | Welcome & Meet Lori Speers from Levarté!
02:30 | How do new travel advisors come across as an expert?
09:30 | Charging fees and IC classification.
16:16 | Travel Agent Rates qualifications
Here's a list of helpful resources for today’s episode:
- hostagencyreviews.com/friday15 (Submit questions, sign up for reminders for the F15, along with that week's questions we'll be covering!)
- hostagencyreviews.com/page/speakers (Call for Host Week speakers is open! Submit your Eduspot idea!)
- Virtuoso Week + more — hostagencyreviews.com/events (HAR’s free event calendar w/ over 100 industry events!)
- www.senate.gov/senators/ (Find your senator)
- airportscouncil.org/airporttradingcards/ (More on Airport Trading Cards)
- hostagencyreviews.com/friday15/host-…elated-podcast (Episode 115 discussing more on the dangers of misclassification
- hostagencyreviews.com/blog/the-dange…classification (More on the ramifications of a host misclassifying you as an IC when you’re more like an employee)
- hostagencyreviews.com/blog/travel-in…ry-lawyer-list (Travel attorney)
- hostagencyreviews.com/blog/independe…gent-contracts (IC contracts: What to look for)
- hostagencyreviews.com/friday15/start…imums-for-fams (Episode 118 with answer to first part of questions with Mary and co-host Chad Burt, Outside Agents)
- hostagencyreviews.com/blog/travel-agent-rates (HAR’s list of 200+ Travel Agent Rates)
- hostagencyreviews.com/blog/travel-agent-fam-trip (What’s a FAM Trip and Where to Find Them)
- hostagencyreviews.com/hosts/levarte-travel (Levarte’s profile on HAR)
- levartetravel.com/ (Levarte’s website)
- hostagencyreviews.com/friday15 (Sign up for e-reminders for the Friday 15 and submit your questions!)
We do this every week! If you have travel industry questions, HAR likely has an answer :) Submit your burning question here Har.News/Friday15 and join us this Friday (and every Friday!) at 12CT for travel agent tips!