Welcome to 360º in :180, Your Travel Advisor Knowledge Boost

At IWorld of Travel, we’re not just about travel; we’re about empowering our Travel Advisor partners. Our motto, “Expect More. Do More. Know More.,” reflects our unwavering commitment to equipping travel advisors with the expertise and resources they need to surpass their clients’ expectations.

What is 360º in :180?

“360º in :180” is your passport to concise and invaluable knowledge. In this series, we connect with industry experts to demystify destinations and tackle critical travel topics. Our mission: deliver quick, digestible videos that cut to the chase, providing you with the essential details, sans the fluff.

Why Watch 360º in :180?

Imagine having a painless and informative jumping-off point for every travel-related inquiry. That’s precisely what we aim to offer through “360º in :180.” We’re your go-to source for gaining the confidence to send your clients anywhere on the globe.

What’s in Store for You?

In each episode, we delve into a spectrum of themes, including:

  • Destination and Region Features: Uncover the hidden gems, must-see attractions, and cultural insights that make each place unique.

  • Product Features: Stay up-to-date on the latest travel products, services, and offerings to enhance your clients’ experiences.

  • “Business Bites:” Sharpen your industry know-how with advice and education tailored to boost your sales and elevate your travel advisor game.

Embark on a journey of knowledge, adventure, and professional growth with “360º in :180.” Your next travel advisory triumph starts here.

Don’t miss out on our inaugural episode, “What is 360º in :180,” below for an in-depth look at what’s in store.

Region Education Videos

Our Regional Educational Videos offer a concise and engaging way to learn about destinations and gain valuable insights to help you plan the perfect trip for your clients.

We bring you the best of our 360º in :180 video series that explores destinations across the globe. We are excited to announce our upcoming episodes featuring Israel, Egypt, and Jordan!

Japan Fundamentals in 3 Minutes - 360º in :180
360º in :180 - Ep. 14 | Japan Fundamentals

In the latest episode of “360 in 180,” IWorld of Travel’s CEO Michael Gelber takes us on an enlightening journey to Japan, alongside our Japanese partner Megumi, and our destination specialist Jastee. As host, Michael Gelber orchestrates a captivating discussion that paints a vivid picture of Japan, from its geography and natural beauty to its iconic cities, exquisite cuisine, and the seamless blend of tradition and modernity. Megumi and Jastee, with their deep-rooted knowledge, guide us through what makes Japan a unique destination for travelers. As travel advisors, you will gain invaluable insights to share with your clients, promising a memorable experience in this remarkable country.  

Listen in for a comprehensive guide to planning a trip to Japan, covering practical tips on best times to visit, accommodations, itineraries, and budget, logistical aspects like airports and transportation, and cultural highlights including cuisine and ceremonies, The discussion also touches on the strategic pairing of Japan with other Asian destinations for a richer and more varied travel adventure. 

360º in :180 - Ep. 02 | Israel Fundamentals

Kicking off our regional education videos with Israel, a country with a rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes. Our three-minute video tutorial will take you on a virtual tour of the most popular attractions, lesser-known gems, and insider tips from industry experts.

Our custom trips are drawn from a menu of enticing experiences with something interesting for everyone.

We are very grateful for your 50+ years of support, trust, and loyalty with our enduring partnership with Israel that provides life-long memories for each visitor each time they arrive to the Holy Land, and we look forward to another 50 years.

Unveiling South Africa's Splendor

Join us for a captivating whirlwind tour of South Africa as our host, Peter-John Mitrovich, shares his passion for this extraordinary country. From the iconic beauty of Cape Town to the enchanting safari experiences in Kruger National Park, discover the diverse wonders that await in South Africa. Get ready for an adventure that will leave you yearning to explore this incredible destination for yourself!

Unlock Peru's Enchantment with 360º in :180

Embark on a journey of discovery as “360º in :180” whisks you away to the heart of Peru! Join our charismatic hosts, Christen Perry, Jacie Luna, and Grace Luna, as they unveil the secrets of this mesmerizing destination.

In this episode:

  • Travel advisors, get ready to supercharge your expertise! Our expert hosts are your guides to Peru’s hidden treasures, culture, and must-see landmarks. With their insights, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to create unforgettable itineraries for your clients.

  • Delve into the allure of Peru’s diverse landscapes, from the stunning coastlines to the majestic mountains, and the lush Amazon rainforest. Our experts will show you how these experiences can become selling points, boosting your sales potential.

  • Jacie’s carefully crafted 7-night itinerary covers Lima’s coastal beauty, Cusco’s historical gems, and the enchanting Sacred Valley. This knowledge will empower you to tailor dream trips for your clients, increasing your sales and their satisfaction.

  • Gain insider tips on experiencing the iconic Machu Picchu, whether you choose the scenic train journey or the legendary Inca Trail. This in-depth knowledge will help you confidently sell this world-famous attraction.

  • Savor the flavors of Peru alongside Grace as she guides you through the country’s gastronomic delights, including fresh seafood and mouthwatering ceviche. These culinary insights can make your clients’ trips truly unforgettable.

  • Discover how seamlessly Peru pairs with neighboring countries like Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, or Argentina. By offering multi-country experiences, you’ll expand your sales potential and cater to diverse traveler preferences.

Prepare to be captivated by the allure of Peru with “360º in :180” by IWorld of Travel. This episode is your passport to a world of wonder and a valuable tool for travel advisors looking to increase their knowledge, sales, and confidence when selling Peru.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your travel advisor skills and elevate your clients’ journeys to new heights!

360º in :180 - Ep. 14 | Greece Fundamentals

Discover the essence of Greece in just 180 seconds! Join host Christen Perry as she explores the fundamentals of this captivating Mediterranean gem. From island hopping to family-friendly adventures and budget-friendly tips, this episode is your gateway to the wonders of Greece. Get ready for a whirlwind tour of ancient history, scenic landscapes, and the warm hospitality that makes Greece a timeless travel destination. 🇬🇷

360º in :180 - Ep. 04 | Egypt Fundamentals

Welcome to the fourth episode of 360º in :180, your go-to source for quick and engaging destination insights. In this episode, join us as we explore Egypt, a land rich in ancient history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. In just three minutes, our expert hosts, Christen Perry and Jacob, will take you on a virtual journey through Egypt’s most popular attractions and hidden gems, sharing insider tips to help you plan the perfect trip for your clients.

Get a glimpse of the iconic Pyramids of Giza, the bustling streets of Cairo, and the tranquil waters of the Nile. Discover the perfect combination of destinations as Jacob recommends exploring Egypt alongside Israel and Jordan. Learn about the ideal duration of a trip, cost-effective options like Nile River cruises, and the fascinating subjects you can discuss during your journey.

Watch our video now to gain valuable insights and inspiration for your next trip to Egypt and enhance your expertise as a travel advisor. Don’t forget to check out our other episodes covering Israel and Jordan, as well as our product and business education videos for more in-depth knowledge.

360º in :180 - Ep. 03 | Jordan Fundamentals

Welcome to our latest episode of 360º in :180, where we take you on a virtual tour of Jordan – a jewel of the Middle East. In this three-minute video, we showcase the array of historical, natural, and cultural treasures that Jordan has to offer, from the red-rock wonder of Petra to the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and the tranquil waters of the Dead Sea.

Our expert hosts provide insider tips and highlight lesser-known gems to help you plan the perfect trip for your clients. With our custom trips drawn from a menu of enticing experiences, there’s something interesting for everyone.

Join us as we explore the beauty and wonder of Jordan, a must-visit destination for any discerning traveler. Watch our video now to gain valuable insights and inspiration for your next trip.

Product Education Videos

Looking to expand your knowledge of travel products and services? Look no further than our Product Educational Videos in the 360º in :180 series. These bite-sized videos offer valuable information on the latest travel products and services, from luxury charters to family travel to faith-based travel.

Our expert hosts break down the key features and benefits of each product, so you can offer the best options to your clients. Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the travel industry, and enhance your expertise as a travel advisor.

360º in :180 - Ep. 13 | Greece Ionian Charters

Join us on a captivating voyage as we explore the hidden gems of the Ionian Islands aboard the Elysium. In this episode of 360 in 180, we’re thrilled to be accompanied by Pythagoras Nagos, a true expert in the Ionian region. Discover the allure of pristine coves, ancient civilizations, and the untouched beauty of this less-traveled Greek paradise. From the tranquil waters to the charming towns, Pythagoras guides us through an unforgettable journey, sharing insights that only a local can provide. Unveil the mysteries of the Ionian Sea and experience the ultimate premium boutique sailing adventure.

360º in :180 - Ep. 08 | Croatia Luxury Ship Charters

Embark on a captivating journey along the stunning Croatian coastline with our immersive experience, Croatia Charter 360º in just 180 seconds. Discover the wonders of chartering a yacht in Croatia, where natural beauty and authentic experiences await.

Join us as we delve into the essentials of planning and managing a yacht charter. From choosing the right date to enjoying the flexibility of personalized itineraries, we provide valuable insights to make your chartering experience seamless and unforgettable.

Escape the crowds and embrace the charm of Croatia’s shoulder seasons, from May to September. Dive into turquoise waters, unwind on pristine beaches, and uncover hidden coves in this picturesque region. With over 1,200 islands and breathtaking landscapes, Croatia offers a paradise for exploration.

Experience the joy of cruising at your own pace, with the freedom to navigate between charming ports and coastal towns. Discover the rich history and culture of each destination through immersive walking tours, gaining insights into the local traditions and flavors.

Indulge in delectable culinary delights, savoring fresh seafood and regional specialties prepared with care. Immerse yourself in the relaxed atmosphere and warm hospitality that Croatia is renowned for.

Join us on this captivating journey as we showcase the beauty and allure of chartering in Croatia. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or seeking a new adventure, Croatia Charter 360º in :180 will inspire you to set sail and create cherished memories along the Adriatic coastline.

Unlocking the Power of Faith-based Group Sales

Join us for a transformative episode of 360º in :180 as we delve into the world of Faith-Based Group Sales. Discover the immense potential and unique opportunities that await travel advisors in this specialized niche. Our expert guest, Zahava Bitton, VP of Global Sales and Middle East specialist at I World of Travel, shares her invaluable insights and expertise in working with faith-based groups.

In this episode, we explore the diverse types of groups that can be formed based on shared interests and beliefs, from faith-based organizations to spiritual retreats. Zahava sheds light on the intricacies of planning and organizing faith-based group travel, including the crucial role of the group leader and the significance of identifying their specific needs and preferences.

Uncover the secrets to creating immersive and meaningful experiences for faith-based groups, whether it’s a journey to the Holy Land, a Jewish heritage tour, or an exploration of religious sites worldwide. Zahava highlights the importance of collaboration and effective communication between travel advisors and group leaders to tailor itineraries that align with the group’s spiritual, cultural, and educational aspirations.

Learn about the marketing strategies and tools that can elevate your faith-based group sales, from creating captivating promotional materials to organizing informational sessions and personalized meetings. Zahava also shares the value of building long-lasting relationships with clients, as they often become advocates and bring new groups to experience the exceptional service and expertise provided by travel advisors.

Don’t miss this enlightening episode that unravels the untapped potential of faith-based group sales. Gain valuable insights and practical tips to expand your business and offer unforgettable journeys of faith and exploration. Join us on this extraordinary 360º in :180 journey into the realm of faith-based group travel.

Business Education Videos

Looking to take your travel business to the next level? Our Business Educational Videos have got you covered. In this section of our 360 in 180 series, we’ll provide valuable insights into the travel industry to help you grow your business and increase sales.

Our videos cover a range of topics, including marketing strategies, sales techniques, and client management. Whether you’re a new travel advisor or an experienced professional, these videos are designed to give you the tools you need to succeed in the industry.

Some of the topics we’ll be covering in our upcoming videos include:

  • How to create an effective social media strategy for your travel business
  • Tips for building and managing a successful sales team
  • Best practices for managing client relationships and providing exceptional customer service
  • How to leverage technology to streamline your business operations


Stay tuned for our upcoming videos and start taking your travel business to the next level.

Qualifying Clients With Confidence - Ep. 05

In this episode of 360º in :180, Christen Perry shares important principles of how to qualify a client with confidence. Joining her is Jennifer Kellum, the owner of Neverland and Main travel agency, who also shares her thoughts on this process.

Michael Gelber, CEO of World of Travel, steps in as the host and interviews both Christen and Jennifer. They discuss the role of a master matchmaker, which is to qualify the client effectively and match them with the perfect destination and resort.

Qualifying a client involves getting to know their needs, understanding their budget and dates, and learning where they find value. Jennifer emphasizes the importance of a pre-departure zoom or call to manage client expectations in a post-COVID world.

The discovery call is essential to learn the client’s budget, dates, and their preferred travel experience. Both Jennifer and Christen highlight the importance of clients filling out an intake form and taking out their calendars during the discovery call. Without this information, it’s like shooting in the dark.

The episode concludes with Michael emphasizing that knowledge is power, and the more knowledge you have, the better you can qualify clients and create an exceptional travel experience for them.

Being a Great Supplier Partner - Ep. 06

Join us for an enlightening episode of 360º in :180 as we explore being a great partner as a travel advisor to suppliers. Hosted by Christen Perry, this episode features Jennifer Kellum from Neverland and Main Travel, renowned for her exceptional partnership skills. 

Discover key considerations before reaching out to suppliers, effective client qualification and communication, managing expectations, and the power of collaboration and gratitude in supplier relationships. Gain valuable insights and practical tips to become an exceptional partner and contribute to the success of the travel industry.

Mastering the Art of Charging Fees - Ep. 07

Join us for Episode 7 of 360º in :180 as we dive into the world of charging fees in the travel industry. In this enlightening episode, we explore the importance and benefits of charging fees as a travel advisor. 

Our expert guests share their insights, experiences, and strategies for successfully implementing fees, ensuring a fair compensation for their valuable services. Discover how charging fees can elevate your professionalism, enhance client experiences, and contribute to the growth of your travel business. Don’t miss this informative discussion on mastering the art of charging fees.

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