Meet Our 2023 VIP AMBASSADOR Beth Graef - Specializing in Vacation Destinations with Travelmation.
Beth smiles through everything and is amazing at what she does. She truly is in the right niche for her! Beth consistently reaches as a top destination planner in her company Travelmation She not only prepares, plans, and books amazing vacations, but this woman knows what she is doing as she is a TRAVEL GODDESS! You name it, she has probably been there (multiple times) or it’s on her bucket list (that will actually get fulfilled!). You see, Beth doesn’t just dream it, she does it… a hundred times over!
We are blessed beyond measure to have her a part of our BLOS family.
1. Tell us about your business:
"I am a full-service travel specialist for all your vacation needs. Booking your trip with me takes the hassle out of planning so you can focus on what really matters".
2. What type of services do you offer?
What is special about your brand?
"I can assist with flights, hotels, cruises, excursions and more! I work with families, groups, and corporations.
I am a full-service travel agent that utilizes my experience and knowledge to create and plan a personalized trip for your family.
I don’t just sell travel. I sell hope and memories. I look forward to bringing your dreams to reality!"
3. How long did it take you to find success?
"I have been working in the travel industry for over 7 years now. But my success truly hit right before Covid and has grown immensely since the travel restrictions were lifted".
4. How might someone start in this industry?
"As a supervisor and part of our leadership team, I am here to encourage, support, and train new agents. All it takes is a desire to learn and help people make memories. You can start by filling out an application at travelmation.net. If you put my name down, I will reach out and schedule an interview. Take your love of travel and start a new career!"
5. What inspired you to get into the work that you’re doing?
"I absolutely love to travel. Whether it’s with family, friends, or even for work; I love exploring, trying new things, and experiencing all an area has to offer. I wanted to share my experience and knowledge with others so that they could not only experience new adventures, but cherish the memories".
6. When you need support for decision-making in your career, who do you go to or what do you do?
"As part of a large agency,1200 agents and counting, we have a variety of groups to help us succeed. From our leadership team to our colleagues, everyone is helpful and creative in creating memorable vacations".
7. What motivates you to keep working hard?
"I absolutely love getting vacation photos from my clients. It warms my heart to see their smiles on their faces and know that a lifetime of memories were made".
8. Do you have any particular goals you wish to achieve in 2023?
"In 2022, I reached Gold Top Producer status (selling $500,00 in 2022). This year, I am hoping to hit Platinum Top Producer status, selling $1M!"
9. What does your family think of what you do for work? Or maybe more accurately, what do they think you do for work?
"I have a wonderful family. My husband loves that I get so many travel specials, but is bummed he can’t always join me. I have two children, my son is a professor at Cal Poly teaching Aerospace Engineering and also works for Maverick Space Systems in San Luis Obispo. He loves that he can call me in the morning for a spontaneous trip and I can help him find a hotel. My daughter, son-in-law, and two grand daughters love that I get to visit them in CA and go to Disneyland often. My daughter loves what I do so much that she recently joined me at Travelmation as a travel agent!"
I hope you enjoyed what Beth had to share as much as we did! You can find out more about her in the links below.....AND, if you want to party with Beth, Agnes, and Jessica in Cancun, be sure to reach out to her ASAP. We would absolutely love to have you on our retreat!!!!!