Vacation spending will be flat this year, and the number of trips likely will decline, MMGY Global annual survey says.
Travel agents relentlessly recommend their clients purchase trip insurance, but a traveler’s missteps could delay or deny their claim.
The New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority would cost approximately NZ$9 and be good for two years.
Austin grew his agency to one of the 50 largest in its day and was a leader at regional tourism groups.
In a story that will appear on Sunday, the Times highlights the benefits for travelers of working with a travel agent.
In the press and on social media, Canadians are considering boycotting leisure travel to the U.S. in response to tariffs being imposed on Canadian products.
So far, more than 4,500 Canadians have visited the website and more than 1,350 have completed a CTA online questionnaire.
The U.S., Canada, and Mexico will share the event, which is expected to be the largest in World Cup history.
The concept of blending business travel trips with vacation is growing, with 60 percent of U.S. traveler trips combining the two, up from 43 percent in 2016, according to Expedia.
Travel industry experts believe Canadian agents can build a strong niche business focusing on Asia as a destination.