This week Stephanie talks with Luxury Travel Advisor and Entrepreneur Philip James.
Philip shares how he transitioned from working as the director of global corporate sales for one of the largest hotels in New Orleans to starting his own agency, Philip James Travel where he helps busy professionals, families, and adventure seekers see and experience the world through travel.
Listen as Stephanie and Philip discuss the impacts of a global pandemic on the travel industry, making the decision to start a travel agency, why travel is so important, and how to balance running his business with making time for family.
A multi-generational native of New Orleans, Philip is a grateful husband, proud father, and discerning traveler. His career in sales with Belmond, one of the world’s premier luxury travel brands, has given him a vast knowledge of luxury travel. His own journeys have taken him to 20 different countries ranging from nearby Mexico to distant Myanmar
In 2019, Philip started Philip James Travel where as a luxury travel designer, he crafts one-of-a-kind travel itineraries that encompass fully vetted travel suppliers. He is passionate about making connections with people and making the world a smaller and kinder place. Professionally he works to make sure that travel is done well, which to him means authentic, experiential, and memorable
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