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TAP Air Portugal Boosts Transatlantic Traffic With JetBlue Tie

Codesharing increases airline load factor, doubles U.S. passenger traffic.

TAP Air Portugal Boosts Transatlantic Traffic With JetBlue Tie
Headquarter Happenings: NEST’s Home-Based Travel Agents Gather in Orlando

Experts talk about the importance of setting goals to help home-based agents build their businesses.

Headquarter Happenings: NEST’s Home-Based Travel Agents Gather in Orlando
Walt Disney World Gets into the Holiday Season with New Festive Offerings

Starting next month, the Magic Kingdom comes alive with parades, parties and candlelight ceremonies celebrating Christmas.

Walt Disney World Gets into the Holiday Season with New Festive Offerings
Hoteliers On The Move, October 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.

Hoteliers On The Move, October 2017
Where Do Travel Agents' Responsibilities to Clients Begin and End?

Modern legal thinking says the agent-client relationship begins with the first contact and only ends when the trip is concluded.

Where Do Travel Agents' Responsibilities to Clients Begin and End?
JetBlue to End Ticket Sales Through 12 Travel Booking Websites

JetBlue will try and push travelers to book direct through its website.

JetBlue to End Ticket Sales Through 12 Travel Booking Websites
Former Crystal Cruises President Edie Rodriguez Joins Ponant

Last month, Rodriguez left Crystal after a fast-paced tenure that saw the luxury cruise line expand from two large ocean ships to river and yacht cruises.

Former Crystal Cruises President Edie Rodriguez Joins Ponant
Royal Caribbean to Debut Newest Cruise Ship Ahead of Schedule

Symphony of the Seas will enter service as the largest cruise ship in the world, boasting more balcony staterooms than its sister ship, Harmony of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean to Debut Newest Cruise Ship Ahead of Schedule
NYC and Toronto Join Hands Across the Border in New Tourism Pact

This is the first ever city-to-city tourism partnership of its kind for Toronto and the first Canadian partnership for NYC & Company. 

NYC and Toronto Join Hands Across the Border in New Tourism Pact
Advising the Wealthy: Travel Agents Need to Save Clients From Themselves

Successful travel advisors give tips on how to establish trust and become the travel confidant to the top 1-percenters.

Advising the Wealthy: Travel Agents Need to Save Clients From Themselves
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The role of the agent as post-sale caretaker and problem-solver cannot be matched by any known or foreseeable force in the industry.


Paul Ruden