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Name: Val Philips
Company: Transat Travel Agent @ Home
Where do you live? Stony Plain, Alberta
How long have you been a travel agent? 30 years
What is your specialty? Groups and adventure travel.
What do you love most about being a travel agent? I have been fortunate to have clients for many years, and many trips. Getting to know each client and helping them to plan their next adventure.
What's one travel trend you've noticed as of late? European river cruises continue to still be so popular.
Of all the bookings you’ve made, which itinerary and/or travel package are you most proud of? An Antarctic expedition!
What's your number one piece of advice to other travel agents? Do what you love. If you have the passion, the rest will fall in place.
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