All travel agents are not the same.

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As many may know, I am a travel agent and I have been in the travel industry for years. I have worked for the airline industry as well as the hotel industry. I thought that I knew so much about the travel industry prior to becoming an agent, but LORD WAS I WRONG.  

Becoming an agent was very overwhelming at first, because I felt that I needed to learn everything about every vendor, country, and types of travel there were. I thought all travel agents were the same and sold the same product. WRONG! I quickly learned that not only are travel agents different, but they are different in the type of travel they sell. So, we are going to dive into some of the different types of agents. 

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*Hotel Review* TRS CORAL, Costa Mujeres, Mexico

TRS CORAL
TRS CORAL

I had the pleasure of staying at the newest location of TRS properties, TRS Coral in Costa Mujeres, MX. TRS is a brand of hotels under the umbrella of Grand Palladium Hotel and Resorts. TRS stands for the The Royal Suites. It’s an adults only resort with access to the family resort Grand Palladium. TRS has multiple properties  located in Mexico as well as Dominican Republic.

I chose this property for multiple reasons. First, it was a brand new property meaning I would be the first to sleep in the beds. Second, Costa Mujeres is a newly developed area located north of Cancun and the beaches would not be crowded with tourist. Third, TRS and Grand Palladium boast about their exceptional service, and amenities, so why not try them.

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Minneapolis fun or what?

I traveled to Minneapolis, MN for the first time for a travel agent work conference. I was excited because I was able to make this a bestie’s trip and mark Mall of America off our bucket list. We booked our flights and hotel and were ready to go. In my normal fashion, when planning for trips, I have scouted the area, made an itinerary, and located food options.
Delayed flight faceThe day arrives and my flight is delayed for weather (SMH). Immediately all my plans went out the window. As I was now arriving a hour and half later than originally plan. There goes my evening of exploring Mall of America. My best friend arrived earlier that afternoon so she guided me through riding the train into downtown. This is where things started to get interesting.

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Traveling with Children

As a travel agent I noticed many of my clients stress when it comes to traveling with their children. There are so many questions asked about traveling with children. Where should we go? What should we do? What documents are needed to travel? What budget should I set when traveling with children? What should I take? And, the list goes on. I often travel with my two year old son. Below I have tips for traveling with children that can ease your mind when planning your next family vacation.

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