Top Three Management Tips: Sheila Yellin, Courtyard Travel

Next in line for Luxury Travel Advisor’s Top Management Tips is Sheila Yellin, president and CEO of Courtyard Travel.

On a personal level, Yellin specializes in destinations throughout Asia such as China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia, as well as throughout Europe and the Caribbean. Her top tips are:

1. Maintain the Ability to Adapt

You need the ability to adapt and be flexible to a dynamic industry where there parts are always moving. The Internet changed the landscape of the travel market and I used it as an opportunity to find new ways to build the business and to expand our staff to meet these needs.

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2. Create Relationships With Suppliers

We rely on our ability to forge solid relationships with the suppliers. We always welcome them to our agency.

3. Read

Although I have been doing this for many years I like to stay ahead of the curve – reading about trends and influences helps me stay ahead of the competition. My passion for my office has never stopped and my staff agents are remarkable.

And for a bonus, Yellin tells us that the support from her family goes a long way in the industry.

Remember to continue checking Luxury Travel Advisor for all travel news and further Top Management Tips.

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