Agency group executives offer travel agents practical tips on how to successfully increase their ocean cruises sales.
Discounting by big box stores and OTAs, a deluge of fare promotions, uncertain geopolitics and catastrophic weather events – these are among challenges facing cruise-selling travel agents.
Within four years of launching her travel agent business, this independent travel advisor surpassed $1.5 million in annual sales. Her approach is one any leisure agent can emulate.
After one of its strongest years ever in terms of profit distributions to members, Ensemble is making incremental changes while gearing up for its 50th anniversary celebration.
Want to sell a luxury cruise to a dubious luxury land client? Don’t lead with the word “cruise,” instead pique their curiosity first, advises Seabourn’s sales VP Chris Austin.
TMR asked top women in retail travel to tell us the best career advice they ever received. Here’s what they said.
Spanish-owned Barceló Hotel Group has doubled its budget for U.S. travel agent programs as it looks to reach the U.S. leisure market.
Cruise leaders talk about how to help their travel agent partners succeed by taking advantage of cruise industry trends.
Cruise Planners brings Amazon’s Alexa and other business intelligence tools into the fold to help travel agents build their businesses.
Despite Mexico’s recent problems, agents at the Cruise Planners annual convention in Cancun said they were happy to be there and expect client concerns to be short-lived.