Our summer time 2022 sequence revisits a number of the greatest episodes of the Folo by Journey Weekly, our weekly podcast that “follows” the headlines to find new angles on information and traits, hosted by managing editor Rebecca Tobin. Compensate for episodes you missed, and revisit your favorites right here.
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This week’s featured episode: keep motivated throughout Covid
Energy Checklist brokers Chad Burt of OutsideAgents.com and Kari Dillon of Marvelous Mouse Travels commerce methods they used to maintain their journey brokers motivated, optimistic and productive throughout the push and pull of the pandemic. On this episode we speak about implicit advertising and marketing, touring to promote journey, speaking to shoppers with empathy and utilizing that highly effective device: listening. This episode is sponsored by ALG Holidays.
Earlier episodes within the sequence:
Touring as a way to sit down
Almost two years in the past, one in all our reporters, Robert Silk, fulfilled a
private undertaking: At instances referred to as the desert sit, or aggressive
sitting, or excessive sitting, he went to the desert and sat in a single spot
for a whole day. The curiosity in excessive sitting was renewed by way of an
article written by Laura Kinniry for Atlas Obscura, and on this episode
the 2 discuss in regards to the philosophy and practicalities of touring in
order to only sit. Initially printed Could 2. This episode is sponsored by ALG Holidays.
A take a look at LGBTQ+ journey: developments and challenges
On this episode, Tobin and author Abeni Jones dive into an vital
dialogue on why journey generally is a fraught train for some LGBTQ+
vacationers, particularly transgender and gender-nonconforming folks,
modifications on the TSA, how some journey firms are taking a holistic
strategy to inclusion, and the way folks and organizations may do higher.
Initially printed June 20. This episode is sponsored by ALG Holidays.
Why this tour operator prices a reserving charge
One tour operator, keen to scale back the variety of
window customers, has taken a – generally controversial – web page from the
journey advisors’ playbook. We get into the topic with Genuine Holidays CEO Simon Russell and Journey Weekly tour editor Nicole Edenedo. Initially printed Could 30. This episode is sponsored by ALG Holidays.
Black cultural journey
We transcend Nicole Edenedo’s cowl story with two Black ladies who’re distinguished in journey to speak about their backgrounds;
their journey merchandise and the way they particularly look at and have fun Black historical past and experiences; the facility of Black enterprise and social
networks; inspiration; and their ardour for what they
do. That includes Jennifer Tosch of Black Heritage Excursions and Meryanne Loum-Martin, the proprietor of the Jnane Tamsna boutique lodge in Marrakech, Morocco. Initially printed April 4.
Prime journey traits
The place do folks need to journey — and, maybe extra importantly, WHY do they need to journey? On this episode, host Rebecca Tobin and American Specific Journey president Audrey Hendley discuss in regards to the large image in addition to a number of the causes individuals are again on the highway. Initially printed March 28.
Household journey and the three C’s of priorities
We return to the subject of household journey. Inns editor Christina Jelski and Rainer Jenss, the founding father of the Household Journey Affiliation, dive into a number of the nuances of this very large journey market, in addition to the “three C’s” that households search for in a trip. Initially printed April 11.