Oct 1, 2019
Welcome to the second episode of Travel Matters.
Rick Calvert and Palle Bo talk about TBEX North
2019 in Billings, Montana. How did it go, and how
was it different than previous events?
Rick reveals that there were more older people than
TIPS FOR FIRST TIMERS
There were many new faces again this year, and we talk to
Kerwin McKenzie who did a pre-session for TBEX
Kerwin is an Amazon.com
best selling author, speaker, and ex-airline employee who travels
on average over 250,000 miles a year. He writes up-to-date airport,
destination and ground transportation guides plus airline flight
and hotel reviews with a mission to motivate airline employees to
use their travel benefits at Passrider.com
. He’s flown 176 airlines
and visited 125 countries and teaches travelers how to be loyal to
travel brands at Cruisinaltitude.com
shares 365 unfamiliar destinations at UnfamiliarDestinations.com
Kerwin has been to 17 TBEXs, and he knows that going to a
conference like this one is all about the network and building
relationships, so one of Kerwin’s advice was always to sit next to
someone you don’t know.
CREATOR OF THE MONTH
In this episode, we feature Lauren from Misadventures of an Outdoorsy
. Hear her story, what she does, and how she works with
brands in this episode. We also talk about her podcast and how SEO
has helped her blog after taking a course with Gemma and Laura
PAID OR TRADE?
Angie Orth did a session on how to work with brands
called “Paid or Trade? When (and How Much) to Pay Influencers
Angie is a recovering agency publicist with more than 15 years
in the marketing industry and 13 years as an award-winning content
creator. She created AngieAway.com
to chronicle a
yearlong round-the-world trip that accidentally became a career.
She currently produces and co-hosts The Jet
, a video series focusing on Millennial travel. At the
closing party, we talked to the two Jet Sisters, Angie, and