Travel Agent Training- All in the Fam!

Miss Cindy knows that great travel agent training requires an explanation of “fam” trips. Enjoy her expertise! ♦♦♦ As a travel agent, many fam trips (familiarization trips) come across your desk. These trips are meant for an agent to experience a destination at a greatly reduced rate so that on return, you will become a better … Read more

Flight Attendant School- How to Get Hired

Miss Deanna knows how to become a flight attendant, so take notes! ♦♦♦ 1. Research the different airlines to see which would be a good fit for you. 2. Make sure you qualify for the position –age, height, clean criminal record, no tattoos that show (head, neck, hands and three inches above wrists). 3. Get your résumé updated. It … Read more

Cruise Ship School- Caribbean Cruise!

Miss Cynthia’s cruise ship school includes a “carnival” view of the Caribbean Sea! Enjoy! ♦  ♦  ♦ The Caribbean is a sea of cultures, its people as diverse as the world itself. Their languages include English, France, Spanish and Dutch – yet it is a Creole dialect, based on French vocabulary and African grammar, that is used … Read more

Travel Agent Training- A Tour of Vietnam!

Check out Miss Leslie’s blog covering her trip to Vietnam- travel agent training in action! ♦♦♦ In the news this past week we’ve seen images of U.S. President Obama in Vietnam on a political, social and economical visit. Wow! This country hasn’t been thought about outside of Memorial Day celebrations honoring our Veterans- or some long-forgotten history class. Why on … Read more

Flight Attendant School- Know Your History!

Miss Lynn’s lesson in today’s flight attendant school covers a brief history of the flight attendant profession. ♦ ♦ At the age of 25 Ellen Church was a registered nurse and a licensed pilot, but she wasn’t interested in occupying the left hand seat in the cockpit. She wanted to be a flight attendant in … Read more

Flight Attendant School- Beverage Time!

Any good flight attendant school should teach the basics of a great beverage service. Take notes! ♦   ♦ During your flight attendant briefing, discuss how you will do service. How many passengers are there? Will the B flight attendant be able to assist in the aft? Agree on when service should start – usually 20 min. … Read more

Cruise Ship School Tips for First-Time Cruisers- Part IV

Check out part IV of Miss Cindy’s “Cruise Ship School Tips for First-Time Cruisers”! ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦ Let’s continue with information on tipping. After experiencing the service on a ship, you will definitely want to tip the wonderful staff! The following people are tipped –     Cabin steward/stewardess     Servers     Assistant servers … Read more