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U.K. Group Claims Big Drop in Lufthansa Market Share

The U.K.’s Guild of Travel Management Companies is sparring with the Lufthansa Group (LHG) over whether its member carriers are losing share among British business travelers.

AA Completes Rollout of Paid Seat Option in Sabre GDS

American and Sabre are connecting via XML using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard.

Three Questions, with Amadeus’ Ilia Kostov

In the latest installment in our popular 3Q series, TMR asked three questions of Amadeus North America’s Ilia Kostov, chief commercial officer for airline IT.

New Booking App Offers Unlimited Flights for Flat Fee

OneGo promises to take the price out of the travel equation—for just $2,950 a month.

Tips for Building a Digital Presence

Keeping followers updated on what’s new and what’s trending in your business is crucial to building your social media network.

Agency Transactions Jumped 6%—and Fares Fell—in 2015, ARC Reports

In a good year for travel agents, total sales fell slightly, but only because fares were so low.

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Travel Market Report Spotlight: Celebrity Cocktails
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The cruise lines are cozying back up to agents, paying higher commissions to win back their favor after agents began turning toward land-based products when cruises became a tough sell. For selling bigger-ticket trips to today's repeat cruisers, traditional agents are the cruise lines' best friends.
  
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Five Things to Cross off Your Checklist before You Travel

1. Clean out your wallet or purse

2. Keep an eye out for large crowds

3.  Learn a little about money customs in the locale where you’re planning to travel

4. Keep your travel plans and destinations off of social media

5. Travel light and carry copies of important documents

 

-Smith & Howard Wealth Management