Travel Agents Are Back, USA Today Reports

Travel agents are getting even greater national notoriety now that USA Today has reprinted a story from The Bergen Record touting how travel agents are renewing the trust of consumers in an age of online travel.

As Travel Market Report noted in November, writer Jill Schensul calls agents “saviors” for digging through the morass of travel information and options and helping consumers save money and make more informed choices.

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1. Havana, Cuba

2. Cape Town, South Africa

3. Merida, Mexico

4. Denver, Colorado

5. Vancouver, Canada

Source: Forbes

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