Episode 87: Bleisure, It’s A Thing

This week we welcome Ashley Metesh-McCoy, owner of Kinship Vacations. Ashley tells us why being a travel agent is a portable career for military spouses.

This week we welcome Ashley Metesh-McCoy, owner of Kinship Vacations. Ashley tells us why being a travel agent is a great career for military spouses and gives us major wanderlust for our next vacation.

Plus Amy is back from her California vacation! We know you missed her as much as we did.

This week we welcome Ashley Metesh-McCoy, owner of Kinship Vacations. Ashley tells us why being a travel agent is a portable career for military spouses.

This Week’s Guest: Ashley Metesh-McCoy, Kinship Vacations

The Happy Hour is thrilled to have Ashley Metesh-McCoy as this week’s Military Spouse Who Works It and podcast guest. Ashley is the owner and Head Experience Curator at Kinship Vacations. Kinship Vacations provides start-to-finish travel planning and booking services for people that really want to connect with their kin through unique travel experiences.

Ashley is a military brat, veteran and military spouse. She enlisted in the Army National Guard before completing ROTC at the University of Washington in Seattle. She spent the remainder of her military career as a Military Intelligence Officer, including one deployment to Afghanistan where she met her husband.

After Ashley’s career in the Army, she earned an MBA from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She then worked for Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise conglomerate, where she created the company’s first Competitive Intelligence Program.

If you are interested in learning more about being a travel agent, join Ashley’s Facebook group. Ashley’s free Virtual Travel Career Summit starts on Monday, August 6.

Learn more about what Kinship Vacations offer on their website or if you just love travel tune into her Wunderlust Weekly for inspiration.

You can read Ashley’s Military Spouse Who Works It feature article here. Are you a military spouse who works it? We want to feature you on NextGen MilSpouse. Click here to complete the Military Spouse Who Works It questionnaire.

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