Travel Agent Interview
About the Show
Want to river cruise the Amazon, travel with an all ladies club, bike and float through Europe, sail transatlantic on the Queen Mary 2 or eat your way across the world? The Travel Agent Interview is making bucket list travel happen by connecting you to the people who plan those trips!
Episodes are short but packed with information, laughs, and intrigue. You will want to break out your passport and go after hearing these gems! Have a listen, enjoy, dream and contact the experts to plan your next adventure! The show will feature other industry or destination experts, property managers, etc.
Looking for an expert? Contact Megan Chapa - she knows the Pros! Didn't hear what you are looking for. Send Megan and email with suggestions!
Let's connect! Want to be a guest? Are you a travel agent, supplier, board of tourism, museum director or topic expert? Let's cuss and discuss ways to work together! I would love to talk about your specialty, destination or gadget! email@example.com
Episodes and Blog Entries
Episode 13: TAI: Part 1 Queen Mary 2 Sailing With Kids
August 7th, 2017
17 mins 53 secs
cruise, cruising, cunard, family travel, megan chapa, queen mary 2, travel agent, travel agent interview, travel with kids
The Travel Agent Interview features part one of a four part series on a transatlantic sailing on the Queen Mary 2 with a two year old and five year old.
Episode 11: TAI: Culinary Travel Guests Cyndie and Tabetha Heath
July 24th, 2017
26 mins 47 secs
cooking, cruise, culinary travel, cyndie heath, diners drive ins and dives, epicurean, epicurious, fine dining, food, food guide, food network, food reviews, food show, heath, megan chapa, michelin guide, michelin star, restaurant recviews, tabetha heath, travel, travel agent interview, wine, wine pairings, wine tasting, wine travel
Megan and the Heaths talk water purification and press into their exciting (and TASTY) world of culinary travel!
Episode 12: TAI: Quilting Cruises with Alpha Daily Majors
July 17th, 2017
19 mins 42 secs
alpha daily majors, bahamas, cruise, cruises, megan chapa, nassau, ncl, new york, norwegian cruise line, ny, quilt guild, quilt shop, quilters, quilting, quilts, rochester, seem ripper
Who knew there were quilting cruises!? I did and now you do too! Join use as we discuss the journey with Alpha Daily Majors including their time with a Bahamian quilt guild!
Episode 10: TAI: Highly Customized European Vacations with MaryLyn Klein
July 10th, 2017
18 mins 19 secs
europe, food, france, germany, marylyn klein, megan chapa, spain, travel, travel agent, travel agent interview, us soccer, wine
Megan and MaryLyn talk about an APP that has saved MaryLyn's clients bacon while traveling! The conversation moves on to MaryLyn's life as a gypsy in Europe, her love for soccer mom's and earning her clients repeat business.
MONDAY PREVIEW - HIGHLY CUSTOMIZED EUROPEAN TRAVEL
Blog Entry | July 7th, 2017
MaryLyn Klein plans extremely customized trips to Europe. Through her stories you will want to travel to Europe, cheer on US Soccer and dine in style.
Episode 9: TAI: DISNEY All Day Everyday with Lisa Hill
July 2nd, 2017
23 mins 12 secs
animal kingdowm, avatar, disney, disney cruise, disney land, disney world, epcot, harry potter, lisa hill, magic kingdom, megan chapa, mickey, minnie, orlando, star wars, travel, travel agent, travel agent interview, universal studios
Megan and Lisa talk Disney Apps and roll into Lisa's own magic - making Disney EASY for parents everywhere!
Should Have Take My Own Advice..!
Blog Entry | June 26th, 2017
I talk technology and then get mad when I don't have it.
Episode 8: TAI: Wine Maker Cruises with Keith and Martha Powell
June 26th, 2017
24 mins 52 secs
alaska, alaska cruise, cruise, culinary travel, holland america, keith powell, martha powell, megan chapa, seattle, sommelier, travel, travel agent interview, vineyard, vino, wine, wine maker, wine tasting, winery
The answer is WINE. Megan and the Powells talk wine gadgets and move onto their indulgent niche - Wine Cruises and Wine Travel. Don't miss this my fellow winos!
Wine Travel and Hamilton
Blog Entry | June 22nd, 2017
Available for download on Monday, June 26th, 2017, Megan interviews Keith and Martha Powell of the Wine Makers Cruise. As Keith says, "Wine is the ANSWER"!
Episode 7: TAI Luxury Vacations For The Discreet Affluent Traveler w/ Guest Lauren Liebert
June 19th, 2017
18 mins 33 secs
carr matey, italy, las vegas, lauren liebert, luxury travel, megan chapa, silicon valley, travel agent interview
Yarrrrrrr! This episode takes on a fun and nautical theme. Megan and Lauren talk about one of Lauren's favorite technologies for finding your rental car. Then Lauren gets to tell her incredible client stories! (No names are divulged!)
Father's Day Post
Blog Entry | June 18th, 2017
My Husband Is Giving Our Children the World - Literally!
Episode 6: TAI European Bike and Barge Tours with Guest Stephanie Scott
June 12th, 2017
22 mins 38 secs
active travel, bicycle, bike riding, bucket list, cafe culture, europe, european travel, fitness, france, megan chapa, normandy, road bikes, stephanie scott, travel, travel agent, travel agent interview, vineyard, wine
Megan and Stephanie talk technologies important in international travelers and also a trip planning app for Bicyclists. The focus then turns to Stephanie and her travel specialty bike and luxury barge tours of Europe! Put this on you bucket list!
Episode 5: TAI: Religious Travel with Judy Yirsa
June 5th, 2017
18 mins 43 secs
catholic faith, fatima, holy land, judy yirsa, pilgrimage, relics, saints, travel, travel agent, travel agent interview
Megan and Judy talk toddler pleasing headphones for the tech minute. Judy talks about her Catholic upbringing and the significance of pilgrimages, including Fatima 2018.
Episode 4: TAI Ciao Bella Ladies Travel Club with Sharon Oldham
Podcast Episode | May 27th, 2017 | 10 mins 24 secs
Sharon join the Travel Agent Interview for a second time to talk about Ciao Bella.