Travel Planners International will roll out a new integrated technology platform for its agents later this year. The 30-year-old host is also looking to redefine the host agency model.
Entrepreneurs who try to do everything themselves often appear on a direct path to burnout. Here's how two home-based travel agents are avoiding that pitfall.
At some point, nearly every successful solo entrepreneur reaches a time where they can no longer do everything themselves. But giving up control can be tough.
If you run a smaller agency that hosts outside agents or independent contractors, or you’re thinking of doing so, you’ll appreciate this advice from experienced agency owners.
Hosting is hard —that’s the consensus of travel agency owners whose sales teams include outside agents or independent contractors. TMR asked agents about the rewards and the challenges.
Landing a Fortune 500 tech giant as a client is a huge win for a travel agency. But what if the price is the loss of longtime leisure clients and even some travel advisors?
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.