Host Agency and Travel Advisor Mentoring Program by Brownell
How the lessons of 2020 may make travel better in the long run

How the lessons of 2020 may make travel better in the long run

Haisley Smith, Brownell’s VP of Marketing & Development, and other experts share how 2020 changed travel for the better.

I Think We Need To Break-Up: When to Say Goodbye to Your Host Agency

I Think We Need To Break-Up: When to Say Goodbye to Your Host Agency

You’ve been feeling it for a while. The nagging thought that you are not appreciated by your host agency. The…

Sarah Groen: Luxury Travel Insider

Sarah Groen: Luxury Travel Insider

Sarah in Nicaragua at Jicaro Lodge – featured in Episode 1. When COVID-19 hit, the travel…

5 Host Agency Myths Debunked

5 Host Agency Myths Debunked

Don’t fall for these common myths about host agencies.

How Covid-19 ended the city escape

How Covid-19 ended the city escape

Brownell Independent Advisor Sarah Groen shares intel about where her clients are traveling in the midst of COVID.

How To Buy Travel Insurance For Extended Trips

How To Buy Travel Insurance For Extended Trips

Brownell Insurance Desk Manager Laura Heidt and other experts share intel on travel insurance.

Why a Travel Insurance Desk is Important for Your Business

Why a Travel Insurance Desk is Important for Your Business

If there is one thing that is in high demand with traveling in a COVID-19 world, it is travel insurance.…

The Future of Travel in 2020 and Beyond

The Future of Travel in 2020 and Beyond

Brownell Independent Advisor Rose O’Connor discusses the future of travel as it bounces back from COVID-19.

How to Prepare for the Return of Travel Post COVID

How to Prepare for the Return of Travel Post COVID

You have “un-booked” virtually every trip on your departure list. You have reviewed and revised your Terms & Conditions until…

Travel Insurance Desk

Travel Insurance Desk

Travel insurance is more important than ever, and Brownell’s Travel Insurance Desk gives ICs access to our in-house insurance pro.

Tips for Choosing the Right Host Agency

Tips for Choosing the Right Host Agency

You’ve determined that you need a host agency, but finding the right host agency for you and your business can…

7 Questions with Anne Bluntzer

7 Questions with Anne Bluntzer

Meet Anne Bluntzer. After years working for congress and in the financial industry, Anne followed her heart and turned her…

50 Reasons to Join the Brownell Hosting Program

50 Reasons to Join the Brownell Hosting Program

Why join the Brownell Hosting Program? Let us count the ways!

Managing Your Travel Business During COVID-19

Managing Your Travel Business During COVID-19

Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash Over the last few years, the travel industry has experienced incredible growth, and it…

COVID-19

COVID-19

A message to our IC family

About Our Programs

Hosting

Brownell Hosting is the premier host agency for established luxury travel advisors who want to take their career to new heights. Through our dedicated business development team, collaborative advisor community, and extensive supplier connections, Brownell Independent Advisors are some of the most successful in the industry.

Mentoring

Our award-winning mentoring program is designed for individuals who want to be a full-time luxury travel advisor but have no prior experience in the industry. During a year of intensive training, we give entrepreneurial people the tools and the foundation on which to build a successful business.


Why Brownell?


Founded in 1887 as the first travel agency in North America, Brownell has not only been pivotal in the evolution of the industry but also paves the way for the future of travel. Brownell Independent Advisors are privy to the knowledge, experience, relationships, and community that come with more than 130 years in business. Our team is dedicated to our ICs’ success, and in turn, they are more successful while enjoying a better lifestyle than any other advisors.

The Travel Life

Get an inside look at the travel industry, tips for success, interviews with advisors, and more.

Testimonials

I have reached goals beyond my expectations

“I wanted to convert my love for travel, marketing skills, client service skills, and technology background into a career. Fortunately, Brownell’s mentoring program allowed me to do just that and allowed me to reach goals that were beyond my expectations. An unexpected bonus of joining Brownell has been becoming part of an organization where each part of the team is truly supportive of my efforts and is interested in my ongoing success. Brownell’s methods and techniques serve as a daily inspiration.”

Linda Terrill, Atlanta, GA

A joy to work with

Everyone has been so great to work with – prompt, helpful, informed and supportive. It has been a joy for me – and I thank all of you.

Jeff Scofield, Chattanooga, TN

Brownell ICs are the Best

Your Brownell IC’s are the very best I have ever met. Congratulations on your excellent Brownell program.

Evelyn Weber, Manager, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France

My clients are spoiled because I am part of Brownell

“I found my family when I found Brownell. Just having their name behind me brings enthusiastic greetings (and sometimes hugs) from hoteliers, and suppliers when I first meet a new partner. The support and values are truly outstanding and I couldn’t imagine being with another host agency. My clients are spoiled because I am part of Brownell.”

 

Catherine Parkin, Denver, CO

The sky is the limit here!

“Brownell Hosting is the gold standard in host agency programs. From the onboard training to the day-to-day support, the hosting team offers best practice strategies and industry insight to ensure I stand apart in the marketplace. Even as a home-based advisor, I feel incredibly connected with not just the hosting team but the entire Brownell Family. There is a collaborative and supportive environment among the advisors which truly gives me an advantage in designing client travel experiences. I am so proud to be affiliated with such a prestigious agency. The sky is the limit here!”

Irene Quisenberry, Tampa, FL
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I don't know how you do it

“I really don’t know how you do it, but the common denominator in all Brownell Advisors is that they are all the BEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD!!!!!!”

Susan Teeple, Amarillo, TX

I am loving every minute of my new career

“The Mentorship program is amazing! I am loving every minute of my new career.”

Kristen Nix, Whitefish, MT

Brownell is the best in the industry

“Brownell is the best in the industry. The staff, back end support, superlative processes and response times are tops.”

Jennifer Royster, Clemmons, NC

Brownell is constantly evolving

“The 3 best things about Brownell hosting are (1.) Brownell, the organization. (.2) Brownell is contstantly evolving in a positive direction, and (3.)  I always feel like I have exactly what I need to run a successful business. “

Kelly Millington, Fairfield, CT

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