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My Genesis story - how I got started in the travel industry
Episode 112th October 2021 • Travel Marketing & Media ® • Sandra McLemore
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When people (like you) see my business, I'm sure many assume it was always like this... glamorous, big, profitable, and fun.

But just like every business owner and entrepreneur, I started with the following:

  • Zero followers
  • Zero subscribers on my email list (I didn't even know what an email list was or why I needed one)
  • Zero idea of what my business was going to be
  • Zero capital to get started (wouldn't have known what to do with it if I had it)
  • Zero goals and no plan to get there

So I thought the best way to launch this podcast is to share with you my Genesis story. You'll learn about my jobs, from a part-time shoe store to a senior-level marketing and revenue executive in the cruise line industry - and of course, my time with the infamous Anthony Bourdain.

You and I are much more alike than you think.


Your Host

Sandra McLemore: Multi-lingual Travel Expert | TV Host 🌍 ✈️

🌟 90+ countries explored | 2 decades in the industry

📺 Featured on CBS, ABC, NewsNation, CNN, FOX, and top marketing morning shows

💼 Shares the stage as a renowned keynote speaker with travel CEOs at international events

🎙️ Founder & CEO, Travel Marketing & Media - over 42K travel advisors are part of her community

🎧 Host of top-rated iTunes podcast for travel business owners

🎥 Produces captivating travel, reality & documentary programs

Let's explore the world together! 🌎 🧳 ✨

#TravelIndustryExpert #TVHost #TravelMarketing #TravelPodcast |


Welcome to Travel Marketing & Media!

We understand your desire to become a travel-planning superhero. And to make that dream a reality, you need a steady stream of new clients.

We know that even though you're passionate about travel, the world of successful marketing strategies can feel overwhelming. But don't worry, we're here to help!

You deserve to focus on what you love most: planning unforgettable journeys for clients who matter to you.

As a former travel advisor and fellow business owner, I know firsthand how running a business can be daunting. That's why, for over 25 years, we've assisted travel brands and more than 42,000 travel business owners like you in growing their ventures.

If you're feeling swamped, stuck in a rut, or unsure how to take your baby business to the next level, we've got you covered. Check out our quiz! Answer 15 multiple-choice questions, and we'll provide a personalized action plan to guide you toward your goals.

Get ready to soar higher and build the travel planning business of your dreams!

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