Wartime CEO - Travel Biz CEO

Episode 5

Wartime CEO

A Wartime CEO - what the heck are you talking about?

When Krystal first pitched this idea, Wendy was a little skeptical. What the heck was she even talking about?

Krystal argues that, currently, travel advisors are operating in wartime conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic requires that we approach our businesses differently than we did in normal/peace times. And while Ashley, a former military intelligence officer, quickly was able to get on board with this idea - what does it mean to operate your business in wartime versus peacetime? And do you have what it takes to make the transition?


For a copy of the transcript click here.

Meet your podcast hosts:

Ashley, Krystal, and Wendy are the founders of Kinship Travel Academy and hosts of Travel Biz CEO. What started as a little bit of fun to help educate fellow colleagues in the travel industry, quickly morphed into a passion. Through their educaiton community of Kinship Travel Academy, Ashley, Krystal, and Wendy encourage entrepreneurs to embrace the role of CEO in their business by learning to balance their marketing, business systems, and mindset. You can learn more about them and their program at www.kinshiptravelacademy.com.

As always you can continue the conversation at www.facebook.com/groups/TATMwKinship

About the Podcast

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Travel Biz CEO
A show for modern travel advisors, created by modern travel advisors

About your hosts

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Krystal Eicher

Co-Founder Kinship Travel Academy and Host of Travel Biz CEO

Krystal is the self appointed Girlfriend Getaway Guru. Her travel business, Serendipitous Traveler focuses on girlfriend getaways.

Krystal learned early in her travel career of the importance of niching far down and focusing on your ideal client. Using her background in marketing from previous careers, she mentors other travel advisors and encourages them to focus not on the style of travel, but on the traveler themselves.
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Ashley Metesh-McCoy

Ashley Metesh-McCoy is the Co-Founder of Kinship Travel Academy and host of this podcast. As the self appointed Business Operations Nerd of KTA, Ashley mentors other agents in setting up effective systems in their travel business to make things run more efficiently.

Ashley is also the Owner/Founder of the Host Agency Kinship Vacations whose self designed education platform won her ASTA's (American Society of Travel Advisors) 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year.