Secrets of the Two Travel Agent Household

Originally published FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018
By Connie Miller

If travel agents know one thing better than most other professionals, it’s that first-rate travel experiences never happen by accident. It takes a 360-degree understanding of every situation, collaborative planning, the flexibility to pivot on a dime and the determination to ensure client satisfaction at all costs.

The same could be said for a happy marriage, which may be why so many married couples have partnered together to build their travel agencies.

“We have a shared passion for travel, and for being entrepreneurs,” explains Julie Welch of her decision to co-found Amaze Travel in Northville, Mich. with her husband Jim. “Any time you have a business partner you are entering into a committed relationship. We are fortunate we found that trusted partner in one another.”

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