Relationships, Family, Profession, Clients and Covid
| Duration 00:28:40 | Posted in by Richard Bryan Earls, Lynda Phillippi

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In today’s episode, Lynda speaks with travel professionals Anneke Marchese and Shelly Pawson about the adjustments in personal relationships that have resulted from the travel standstill, homeschooling and Covid.

Anneke is the owner of AM/FM Leisure & Adventure Travel, a full service travel group physically based in the volcanic recreational paradise that is Central Oregon, with travel designers across the US.

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Shelly Pawson is the owner of Bridgeport Travel in Tualatin, OR, and is an 13 year veteran of the travel industry.  She is a graduate of the Hawaii Destination Specialist program, as well as the Disney College of Knowledge.  She is an expert with many of the popular cruise lines and is working towards her Accredited Cruise Counselor certification with the Cruise Lines International Association.  Shelly has an extensive knowledge of “All Inclusive Resorts”, both in Mexico and the Caribbean and enjoys traveling to many of the destinations that she sells.  She and husband Greg are the parents to an 11 year old son and one spoiled rotten dog.
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Lynda Phillippi

Lynda Phillippi has been in travel for 16 years, as an advisor and host agency owner. Renaissance Travel and Events specializes in small group travel, cruises, and Europe. She is a part chapter president of ASTA in Portland, Oregon, and the current Regional Director for ASTA in the Pacific Northwest. She’s…

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Richard Bryan Earls

Richard Earls has spent the last 30 years in the travel industry as an agency owner, a technologist, a publisher and a writer. A serial entrepreneur, Richard has sold two of his start-up companies prior to his current projects, Travel Research Online, Voyager Websites and Travmarket Media The publishing credits to…

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