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Clients Can Experience Aurora Borealis at Eye Level
Peter Greenberg: Hotels Imitating Airlines Is “the Road to Disaster”
Peter Greenberg: Hotels Imitating Airlines Is “the Road to Disaster”

With four airlines now owning a majority of the market, hotels seem to be heading in the same direction, Greenberg, the travel editor at CBS News, told a meeting of the New York chapter of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International.

August Solar Eclipse Doubled Leisure Travel in Some Destinations
August Solar Eclipse Doubled Leisure Travel in Some Destinations

In other major cities, travel was up 37% in Knoxville, Tenn., 28% in Nashville, Tenn. and 19% in Charleston, S.C.. Cities close to the path of the full solar eclipse also benefitted as jumping off points for travelers. Kansas City, Mo., saw travel increase 9% and St. Louis experienced an 8% increase.

ACTA Offers Onetime Accelerated Certification
ACTA Offers Onetime Accelerated Certification

The CTC certification has been the professional designation of the Canadian travel industry for over 50 years.

OTA Customers Again Left Stranded When Mother Nature Throws a Curveball
OTA Customers Again Left Stranded When Mother Nature Throws a Curveball

Chaos caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma shows once again just how valuable travel agents are in a crisis.

Rocky Mountaineer Offers Canadian Travelers 2018 Discounts
Travel Agent Forfeits Vacation to Save a Relative In Irma’s Wake
Travel Agent Forfeits Vacation to Save a Relative In Irma’s Wake

Tammy Murphy spent days of her own vacation pleading with government and elected officials to evacuate her cousin from a honeymoon devastated by Irma.

Travel Agents Can Now Book Guided Tours Through VAX VacationAccess
Travel Agents Can Now Book Guided Tours Through VAX VacationAccess

Cruising really took off when travel agents could book itineraries electronically, say partners Trisept and Adventurelink. Now guided tours have the same option.

American Inbound Summer Travel to Montreal Jumps
Travel Agents and Suppliers Take Home the Hardware at ASTA Global
Travel Agents and Suppliers Take Home the Hardware at ASTA Global

Agents and supporters of the trade were honored when ASTA announced its 2017 award winners during its Global Convention in San Diego last month.