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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.

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 3/2.

From Communal Living Rooms To Siri, Innovation Checks In At Marriott

Check in to five rooms that share a couch and a pool table—and move over for Siri, who will turn on the TV.

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.

Norwegian Cruises Talks Global Bookings

Del Rio says fourth Breakaway Plus will join Joy in reaching out to the growing Chinese customer base.

Travelport CEO Says Merchandising Moves Are Driving Agency Share Gains

Airline customers have implemented Rich Content & Branding, which provides travel agents with 'state-of-the-art abilities to show and sell all of their products, fares, fare families and ancillaries.'

Donna Tunney's Luxury Report: The Allure Of Africa

For lots of affluent clients tired of the same-old same-old, safaris can meet an upscale vacation budget that isn't necessarily super-sized.

Seven Ways To 'BE' My Travel Agent

'Being' the travel profession is very different from just working at a job in the travel industry, says Steve Gillick.

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Tip of the Day

 

I think the most successful agents are not the ones loudly worrying about what "they" are doing, but instead are making the choice to change and adapt in order to succeed.

Scott Koepf, Avoya Travel