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Cheers! Here’s What Each Drink Package Costs on Ocean Cruise Lines

Many ocean cruise lines have tweaked the prices of their drink packages for 2019. This guide gives travel advisors the details.

Cheers! Here’s What Each Drink Package Costs on Ocean Cruise Lines
Travel Agents Ask Royal Caribbean for Better Earnings On Short Cruises

The line’s CEO said many cruisers want an unbundled product, and by selling its suite and upselling, agents can earn more commission.

Travel Agents Ask Royal Caribbean for Better Earnings On Short Cruises
Marriott Strike Ends in Several Cities

Union workers in five more cities have settled with the hotel goliath, with only San Francisco and Hawaii still picketing.

Marriott Strike Ends in Several Cities
Celebrity Edge Arrives in Florida

The ship will kick off a season of eastern and western Caribbean sailings starting on Dec. 9, and then move to the Mediterranean next year.

Celebrity Edge Arrives in Florida
Disney Gives Sneak Peek into Star Wars Attractions

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance named as the two attractions coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Disney Gives Sneak Peek into Star Wars Attractions
Travel Impressions Celebrates ‘One ALG’ at Best of Best 2018

The brand’s Wiseman tells advisors how the merger of Apple Leisure Group and The Mark Travel Corporation is benefiting them and helping them compete against OTAs.

Travel Impressions Celebrates ‘One ALG’ at Best of Best 2018
Five Reasons to Book Royal Caribbean's New Symphony of the Seas

The world’s largest cruise ship gives travelers bragging rights about their over-the-top ocean adventures, gives advisors opportunities to earn more.

Five Reasons to Book Royal Caribbean's New Symphony of the Seas
Margaritaville Announces Another Florida Resort After Opening Its New Orlando Location

Margaritaville Resort Orlando will open in January 2019, with the brand’s popular, signature, laid-back island style.

Margaritaville Announces Another Florida Resort After Opening Its New Orlando Location
Three Online Booking Horror Stories That Show the Value of a Good Travel Agent

While the OTAs promise consumers big savings on travel, there are many accounts of travelers being left stranded in far-away locales or having significant expenses added to their travels

Three Online Booking Horror Stories That Show the Value of a Good Travel Agent
First Look: Universal Orlando’s Latest Hotel

The seventh on-site hotel for the brand, Surfside Inn and Suites will be a value-driven property. 

First Look: Universal Orlando’s Latest Hotel
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Guided Travel: It Hasn’t Lost Its Appeal

An easy sell for travel advisors is just the beginning of why this tried-and-true way of travel remains as popular as ever.

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It’s about the fact that we have combined forces, on your behalf, to help you with things to fight against the OTAs that threaten your success, the success that we made our destination. Scott Wiseman, Travel Impressions
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Tips for Traveling During Thanksgiving

1. Be Ready when heading through security

2. Use the AskTSA

3. Pack Smart

4. Be conscious on your way out of security

5. Enroll in TSA PreCheck

Source: TMR