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Headquarter Happenings: Avoya Shows No Signs of Slowing Down as It Kicks Off Multi-Year Growth Plan
Headquarter Happenings: Avoya Shows No Signs of Slowing Down as It Kicks Off Multi-Year Growth Plan

Celebrating record success, Avoya Travel commits to further growth with an ambitious seven-year plan. Phase one includes new technology, product expansions, workflow enhancements, and increased sales intelligence.

Shared Economy Services May Be Losing Their Popularity
Shared Economy Services May Be Losing Their Popularity

After three years of growing popularity, services like Airbnb and Uber may have reached a plateau in their likeliness to be booked by travelers.

Influx of New Leisure Travel Agents Could Be Leading to Lower National Salary Averages
Influx of New Leisure Travel Agents Could Be Leading to Lower National Salary Averages

Corporate agent salaries continue to rise, while leisure agent compensation dips, a national survey shows.

After Years of Strong Growth, Travel Sales May Be Slowing
After Years of Strong Growth, Travel Sales May Be Slowing

Vacation spending will be flat this year, and the number of trips likely will decline, MMGY Global annual survey says.

Here Are the Top Reasons Travel Insurance Claims Are Delayed or Denied
Here Are the Top Reasons Travel Insurance Claims Are Delayed or Denied

Travel agents relentlessly recommend their clients purchase trip insurance, but a traveler’s missteps could delay or deny their claim.

What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents
What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents

Travel sellers cannot afford to remain unaware of this seemingly inevitable and revolutionary development in the way that air travel is sold.

Survey Shows Adventure Travel’s Big Potential for Agents
Survey Shows Adventure Travel’s Big Potential for Agents

In a survey of travel agents conducted by Travel Leaders Group and the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), 33% of agents said their average client spend on adventure trips was $3,000 to $5,000 per person.

New York Times Promotes Perks Travel Agents Offer
New York Times Promotes Perks Travel Agents Offer

In a story that will appear on Sunday, the Times highlights the benefits for travelers of working with a travel agent.

Selling to the Affluent and Determining Where Their Value Lies
Selling to the Affluent and Determining Where Their Value Lies

At The Affluent Traveler Collection Symposium, industry veteran Larry Pimentel shared insights and tips on selling luxury travel, including the importance of defining exactly what luxury travel is in today's market.

Travel Leaders Partners With Amex on Gold Card Benefits

The program is currently in Beta with 240 agents. American Express will begin marketing the program to its consumer and business Gold Card members in the third or fourth quarter of this year.