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Royalton Plans Two New Resorts In Jamaica And Two In Saint Lucia

Royalton Luxury Resorts, the Canadian owned all-inclusive resort company, unveiled plans to open four newbuild luxury all-inclusive resorts.

Luxury Agent Takes Flexible Approach To Fees

For Margi Arnold, owner of Denver-based Creative Travel Adventures, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to service fees.

Four Cruise Trends From CLIA’s Industry Report

CLIA’s quarterly report shows agents’ continued optimism.

Sabre Earnings, Bookings Boosted By Abacus Acquisition

Sabre Corp.’s total bookings increased 27.9%, to 134.9 million, in the first quarter.

Four Ways To De-Bunk Those Lingering Travel Myths

TMR columnist Steve Gillick offers up four ways to de-bunk those lingering travel myths that not only affect your sales but also hurt the tourism sectors of the countries involved.

Will Google Replace Travel Agents?

“I don’t believe for a minute that Google can replace travel agents,” says James Shillinglaw in his column this week. “But you need to figure out how to use Google’s digital tools to your benefit, and how to communicate the value you truly offer to your customers that Google can’t replace.”

One On One: Abigail Tan, Head of St. Giles Hotels-Europe, U.K. And U.S.

You may not be familiar with this nine-property brand—but a new campaign hopes to change that as it doubles that number.

What's A Cruise Ship To Do When Parents Miss The Boat And Their Kids Are Onboard?

Norwegian Breakaway leaves a couple behind, uncle watches the kids.

Southwest, Frontier Lower Fares

Two carriers cut fares within days of each other. Could this be the start of something big?

Three Questions For Janis Cannon, Choice Hotels’ New SVP Of Upscale Brands

Choice Hotels is looking to expand the presence of its Cambria and Ascend brands and connect with Millennials, Janis Cannon, senior vice president of upscale brands, told Travel Market Report in this week’s 3Q column.

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Tip of the Day

Travel advisors should reach and assist travelers during the ‘micro-moments’ of the travel experience, reinforce their value-add to consumers, and refer them to digital tools when appropriate. As the online and offline travel worlds come together, everything has changed while nothing has changed.

Dave Pavelko
Partnerships director for Travel Google Inc.