Welcome to the This Job Sucks podcast! This first episode delves into our transition into the podcast world, leaving webinars behind and bringing our partners a training tool that truly fits the travel professional's on-the-go lifestyle. Tune-in to hear from our first guest speaker, Ash Tembe (VP of North America Sales).Topics include our most recent developments with Limitless All-Inclusive, AMPED Agent's Facebook group and closing off with an entertaining story.
AIC Hotel Group's Director of Weddings, Carilis Felipe dives into all things destination weddings, discussing the process of booking a destination wedding at one of our hotels, the ever controversial minimum length of stay and location assignments. In addition to a candid interview with celebrity event designer Colin Cowie, and a special appearance from Kenya Garcia -- weddings manager at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.
Dan Jimenez chats with AIC Hotel Group's VP of Marketing, Frank Maduro about hospitality business covering everything from grand openings, and some of the crazy celebrity rider requests Frank has received, to some of AIC Hotel Group's biggest differentiators from other hospitality brands.
Travel Channel's cocktail connoisseur Jack Maxwell calls in to chat with Dan Jimenez about his gig on Booze Traveler, including fun anecdotes about his travels around the world, his experience at UNICO 20º87º, and his tips on the best drinks travel agents can order to impress clients.
Travel professionals Hillary Ogle and Will Medina chat with our host Dan Jimenez about their experience with booking destination weddings, sharing tips on the best business practices that have landed them success covering everything from social media, personal experiences and the AIC Hotel Group WOW Specialist Program.
Travel advisor Heather Christopher joins host Dan Jimenez to talk all things social from the travel agent perspective, her anti-strategy strategy for posting content, best practices and her most memorable “this job sucks” moment.
AIC Hotel Group’s Director of Public Relations, Dana Baasiri joins Dan Jimenez to discuss the importance of social media for business including advice on how travel agents can take advantage of the resources provided to them, tips on creating relevant content, influencer marketing and the benefits of social media advertising vs. traditional.
Pop icon, actor, host, Broadway star, dancer and media personality, Joey Fatone, joins Dan Jimenez to reminisce on the 2018 Showstopper Awards, his experiences at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels, a potential basketball game between the AIC boys and *NSYNC, and the exciting projects he’s currently working on.
Regional Director of Business Development Manager, Korie Kelley and Business Development Manager, Luke Majewski visit our This Job Sucks studio chat about all things BDMs. Luke, Korie and our host Dan Jimenenz discuss the number of opportunities travel agents have to partner and work with BDMs in order to grow their business.
Woodward Riviera Maya Director, Shelby “El Lobo” Snyder joins our host Dan Jimenez to talk all-things Woodward and the value the facility brings to families and groups at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. This action packed episode also brings insight from legends of skate Tony Hawk, Andy MacDonald, Lester Kasai, Mike McGill and Kevin Staab who share their experience at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya and their “This Job Sucks” moments.