Vawn Himmelsbach has been writing about travel for more than a decade for media outlets such as CBC.ca, Metro News, Flare, Sweet Travel, PlanetEye Traveler and Hotelier, among others. She is co-founder of Chic Savvy Travels, a travel website for women, has contributed to a guidebook on China, and has been published in a book of non-fiction, called Emails from India. She has spent more than three years working and traveling abroad in Asia and Latin America.
The Travel Agent Next Door will be working with more storefront locations, with a formal announcement coming in the next four to six weeks. Sales for the host agency are up 53.7% year to date, and a new zero interest payment promotion should send that number even higher.
If Kissimmee’s vacation homes sound like Airbnb, they’re not. Nor are they timeshares. Similar to a hotel, they come with amenities including concierge service, restaurants and pools. For travel agents, “it’s just like working with a hotel,” says Experience Kissimmee’s Juliana Cadiz.