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Family Travel Association To Welcome Agent Members This Year

Three-year-old organization says it is time to target travel agents with training and resources.

Nick Walton's Welcome To Asia, February 2017

The indomitable Nick Walton offers up a monthly list of top hotel openings in the Asia-Pacific region.

Travel Agency Fees Gain Traction

The trend toward multi-generational and group bookings helps push agents to charge for the value they add.

Celebrating Its 375th Birthday, Montreal Is Hot This Year

Canada’s second-largest city celebrates on May 17, but travelers are visiting the city to enjoy the festivities all year.

Leveraging Influencers Can Enhance Travel Agency Brands

We all love to people-watch. Here’s how Fiji Travel and other industry players enhance their brands through “social influencers.”

Hoteliers On The Move, February 2017

To help you keep up with your favorite GMs and hotel executives as they move around and open new properties, Mary Gostelow offers up a monthly update of who's doing what.

Mexico Offers Travel Agents 30 Free Fams To Tianguis Turistico In Acapulco

Thirty lucky travel agents will be invited on an all-expenses-paid trip to Mexico’s premier travel trade show; applications are due by Friday 3/3.

Carnival Corp. Doubles Commitment To China

A new deal invests $1.5 billion in a fledging cruise market expected to one day outpace the U.S..

Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2017 Award Winners

As Forbes honors top hotels, spas and restaurants, Bali, Puerto Rico and Manila rank among top rising luxury destinations.

What Kind Of Fool Am I?

TMR columnist Scott Koepf suggests taking the song’s approach of self-analysis and applying it to business.

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Tip of the Day
Sometimes people stop and think. They have to get over the fee. But when we tell them we are going to take the guesswork out of their entire trip and give them a cell phone on arrival that will allow them to call us whenever they want, we win.

Sean Fidelli