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Deb Taylor & Daughter Nicole in Maui

Selling Dream Homes and Creating Dream Vacations, Debbie Taylor Is a “Double-Agent” in Real Estate and Travel

Home is where the heart is, and for Debbie Taylor, it is the center of her world. Since October 2017, Debbie Taylor of Denver, Colo. has been leading a double agent lifestyle – as a real estate agent and travel agent. Not only does she sell dream homes, but she sells dream vacations from the comfort of her own home. Learn about how she has followed her dream and juggles having two careers.   When did you become a Realtor? I became a Realtor in 1997 and

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The Rising Demand for Cruise Travel Agents

Selling Cruises For many people, taking a cruise is a dream vacation, whether their hearts are set on the glacial towers in Alaska or the white sandy beaches along the Caribbean. However, despite how magical their dream vacation may seem, many individuals are held back by their own doubts, fears, and uncertainties. How much would a cruise like that cost? Which cruise line should we use? Where should we go? Once they grasp the complex enormity of it all, it’s not uncommon for them to shelf their

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Dream Vacations Franchise: Virtual Franchise Opportunity

Imagine living a life of wonder, traveling the world as you please, planning marvelous vacations, and operating your very own successful franchise from anywhere in the world. Doesn’t sound too bad, does it? The Dream Vacations’ franchise is an online travel franchise opportunity that allows you to travel the world, plan remarkable vacations, and be your own boss without any prior experience in travel or entrepreneurship. This home-based travel business doesn’t require you to invest in any inventory, it has no overhead, and it doesn’t call for

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What is the Most Profitable Franchise to Own?

Why Should You Choose a Travel Franchise?  If you’re looking to build your own business, buying a franchise is a great way to go. It has all the advantages of entrepreneurship with less risk because you’re joining an already-successful brand. So if you’re ready to be your own boss and take charge of your financial future, consider franchises a ready-to-go package. But which franchises are most profitable? Our franchise has amazing benefits that make it a great opportunity. Here are some of the advantages of being part

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Dallas Franchisee Found Niche in Selling Group Senior Cruises

“Work smarter, not harder” is a phrase common in small business ownership. For travel agency businesses, selling group travel is an efficient way for one to boost their sales. Finding a niche or grouping together like-minded people, make it even easier. Vickie and Chris Anthaume have been Dream Vacations franchise owners for 18 years and have made selling senior group travel their niche. They decided to target the senior market after recognizing that many active seniors who are widowed or single may want to travel, but don’t

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James Taylor and NYST Marine Corps

A Vacation for a Veteran

Military veterans are the backbone of our country and we are so appreciative of their service to make the U.S. truly the land of opportunity. As a franchise opportunity for veterans, we are committed to supporting military veterans in their transition to the civilian workforce, but we also demonstrate our appreciation for military veterans in other ways. We believe the holiday season is the perfect time to show our appreciation in another way by rewarding a veteran with a dream vacation. For the second year in a

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Home-Based Travel Agent Tax Incentives

Tax Incentives for Work from Home Travel Agents One of the many rewards of operating a home-based travel agency franchise is the tax incentives you may qualify for. You may be able to deduct your mortgage, property taxes, insurance, utilities and household maintenance as well as travel expenses. According to the Internal Revenue Service, “[t]o qualify to deduct expenses for business use of your home, you must use part of your home … exclusively and regularly as your principal place of business.” How Do You Qualify? There

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How You Can Spend More Time Traveling

Become a Travel Agent and Spend More Time Traveling Love of travel is likely one of the main reasons you became interested in having a career in the industry. As a home-based travel agent, you will have plenty of opportunities to experience the same destinations you are selling to your clients. With a home-based business and flexible hours allow you the time to travel and your knowledge in the industry will help ensure your clients have the best vacations possible when the time comes to book their

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Become a Travel Agent with Low Risk and High Rewards

Become a Travel Agent with Low Risk and High Rewards One of the biggest deterrents for budding entrepreneurs is the risk involved with starting a business. From inventory to overhead costs, the price of business ownership is too high and too risky for many people. As a work from home travel agent, however, you can own a business with minimal risk. Here are just some areas where you will see reduced risk as a travel agent: Inventory Management Unlike many business owners with brick-and-mortar locations, travel agents

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