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ACTA/Air Canada Awards Honor Exceptional Travel Agents
ACTA/Air Canada Awards Honor Exceptional Travel Agents

Travel MarketPlace East attendees join in honoring travel professionals who represent excellence and serve as positive role models for the industry.

Help Wanted: Young Travel Agents to Sell Luxury Cruises
Help Wanted: Young Travel Agents to Sell Luxury Cruises

Business is rolling in from Puerto Rico to Europe to the Middle East, said a panel of air, hotel and cruise experts at Valerie Wilson Travel’s ribbon-cutting this week, but there's still a major need for young agents.

Email Marketing 101: What You Should Know About Subject Lines, From Lines, and More
Email Marketing 101: What You Should Know About Subject Lines, From Lines, and More

Email has the highest return on investment of any form of marketing — for every $1 spent on email, you get about $38 back. Learn here how to use it successfully.

Langham Hospitality’s New CEO Says Company Is ‘Ripe for Expansion’
Langham Hospitality’s New CEO Says Company Is ‘Ripe for Expansion’

The brand's growth pipeline includes more than 30 projects confirmed or in a developed stage of negotiation in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

How Travel Agents Can Stay Relevant When the World Thinks They're Not
How Travel Agents Can Stay Relevant When the World Thinks They're Not

Stop trying to change consumers' perceptions of what a travel agent is or does. Instead, focus on changing the perspective of who you are.

Travel Agents Selling U by Uniworld Discuss Brand’s New Focus
Travel Agents Selling U by Uniworld Discuss Brand’s New Focus

Originally designed for Millenials-only, the river cruise line expanded its demographic reach shortly after launch.

Florida Travel Agency Owner to Run for Congress
Florida Travel Agency Owner to Run for Congress

Balancing his responsibilities growing a sizable Florida travel agency with his desire to serve his community and the tourism industry, John Upchurch has thrown his potentially groundbreaking hat in the ring

Why Some Travel Agents Ask for Budgets Up Front
Why Some Travel Agents Ask for Budgets Up Front

Never be the first to quote a number, expert negotiators say. But when it comes to travel, sharing your number with your agent ensures the best possible vacation.

EU's New General Data Protection Regulation Will Impact U.S. Travel Agencies
EU's New General Data Protection Regulation Will Impact U.S. Travel Agencies

Every travel agency must decide for itself whether the new rules are so costly to implement that the agency is better off declining to do business with travelers who reside in the EU.

ABC Reporter Asks, ‘Is it Cheaper to Book on Your Own or Hire a Travel Agent?’
ABC Reporter Asks, ‘Is it Cheaper to Book on Your Own or Hire a Travel Agent?’

As a result of media outreach by travel agent Rob Stern, local ABC consumer reporter interviews fellow agent Crystal Nash Seaton about how hiring a travel advisor is better than booking on your own.