Traditionally November is the month of Gratitude

2020 has been an undeniably tough year. At Travel Counsellors we’re proud of our people-first culture, and as always, we’re here to support our community through thick and thin. Look at what our TCs are most grateful for...

Being part of a community who put people first and who do what is right by the customer is reassuring. And then when we have had a year like we have had, to have the right support structure is everything. To know that you have a franchisor who has your back and who will work behind the scenes to navigate the way is truly important.

All that has happened in 2020 has caused us to relook at our values, priorities and for many of us we so much more grateful for everything that we have in terms of people, community, health…

We asked our TCs what they were most thankful about during the Covid-19 Pandemic and this is what they had to say.

"The COVID 19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work. It may have even affected those who already work from home and who are juggling life to a whole new meaning. To be apart of such an amazing team has made this whole ordeal manageable. The support within the Travel Counsellors family is incredible. The support from HQ in the UK to here in South Africa. There isn’t a problem too big or too small and there is always someone who cares to assist you. My immediate TC tribe are a mere WhatsApp or call away for advice and help. I am so grateful for each person. I could not be prouder than I am right now to call myself a Travel Counsellor" says Lyndill Cilliers

"In this uncertain time, it has been great to have Travel Counsellors support me. From head office staff to colleagues. Having our Operations team keeping us up to date, to creating an airline hub for us. This 020 has been an undeniably tough year. At Travel Counsellors we’re proud of our people-first culture, and as always, we’re here to support our community through thick and thin has made understanding the various airlines options and rules so much easier. This has helped me to then relay this onto my clients. On days when I hit lows, I was never alone! TC had my back! Thank you…"says Lynde Opperman

"Being part of the TC Family during this very stressful time has been a God send. Together we are so much stronger!"Says Lana Nel

"Being part of the TC family during this time (and always) is all about support from head office, our TC colleagues and support from each other! Says Ronel Blom "I’ve always felt a part of a special family, but during this trying time it has become even more evident how closely knit we are. It’s awesome how much love, respect and support we have. Not because we must, but because we want to. We truly care, not only for our clients, but for our people. I’m blessed to be a part of the Travel Counsellors Family! #StrongerTogether."Says Nicci Hayden

"Without the support of this fabulous TC Family, whose hearts, ears and WhatsApp’s are open 24/7, I would never have made it through the COVID19 travel catastrophe still SANE! I am blessed beyond words to be a Travel Counsellor!” Says Melody Visagie

"Travel Counsellors is truly a family. I have never experienced such love, teamwork, comrade and support in any job like I have at Travel Counsellors. I love working in Travel and I love being part of this winning team. It is a win-win situation both ways!"Says Thea Coetzee

"For me our TC WhatsApp Group is a constant source of info, laughs and motivation! I love them to bits, and I am so grateful for each of them during this tough and difficult time. Love you girls!"Says Carolyn Coetzee

"I love being a Travel Counsellor. Travel Counsellors has given me the tools and support to run a fabulous and exciting business. The Travel Counsellors family is GLOBAL, and we all look out for each other and help one another where we can. I know I’m never alone and that I can reach out at any time and there is always someone who will be there to help and support me. #StrongerTogether #WeAreTravelCounsellors."Says Karin Livingstone

"TC is my work family! We’re all together, always, every minute of each day. From the WhatsApp groups for brain storming ideas among TC’s, to our HO marketing emails and our hotline to top management if we need it. Some other ITC models promise the same, but TC delivers it daily! Our tech is amazing and makes me SO efficient and makes me look so professional. TC enables me to work quicker, more efficiently and more professional. Thank you."Says Ursula Thompson

In a perfect world where TCs enjoy benefits like a great work-life balance, freedom, flexibility, increased earnings, rewards, recognition and so much more this is what some TCs said there where most grateful for…

Anna Dalrymple had this to say: “I am grateful for the flexibility in my life, the quality time that I now have with my friends and family and the amazing Head Office Support.

Debby Partner says: I am grateful that I can work from home rather than in a retail office and that I can fetch my kids from school.

If you would like to start your own travel franchise, then get in touch. You will not be on your own and you will be supported by an amazing global head office team who will minimise the business risk and navigate the way forward for you. Be part of something special and discover why 97% of Travel Counsellors say that they love what they do.

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