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AmaWaterways Appoints Janet Bava to Chief Marketing Officer

The former Silversea Cruises executive will join the river cruise marketing team, effective immediately.

AmaWaterways Appoints Janet Bava to Chief Marketing Officer
Royal Air Maroc Joins Oneworld Alliance as First Member on African Continent

The alliance also added Fiji Airways as its first member in a new membership category, Oneworld Connect.

Royal Air Maroc Joins Oneworld Alliance as First Member on African Continent
House Calls Are Trending, Travel Agents Say

With more travel advisors working from home, going to the client’s home is a natural and successful next step, especially in the luxury and destination-wedding markets.

House Calls Are Trending, Travel Agents Say
Headquarter Happenings: Cruise Planners Celebrates 25 Years of Success

The travel agency franchise network bought in early to the home-based business model, and is now passing those benefits onto travel professionals.

Headquarter Happenings: Cruise Planners Celebrates 25 Years of Success
‘Boundless Selling’: Seven Reasons to Return to the Same Destination

This selling tactic helps travel advisors create unlimited opportunities for clients to have that new-destination feeling on return visits to familiar destinations.

‘Boundless Selling’: Seven Reasons to Return to the Same Destination
Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship Will Be Named Mardi Gras

Paying homage to the line’s original and beloved ‘Fun Ship,’ the new vessel will be six times the size of the original 1972 version with groundbreaking innovations and attractions.

Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship Will Be Named Mardi Gras
Travel Agents and Duty of Care: When You Should Warn Clients of Danger

What is the duty of travel advisors to inform and advise clients about criminal events, such as sexual violence, in countries they plan to visit?

Travel Agents and Duty of Care: When You Should Warn Clients of Danger
Disney Cruise Line Adjusting Travel Agent Commission Policy in 2019

Most of the changes impact the travel agency revenue thresholds that agencies have to reach.

Disney Cruise Line Adjusting Travel Agent Commission Policy in 2019
Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Reveals Name of First Ship

The name of the ship, set to launch in February 2020, reflects the brand's signature color.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Reveals Name of First Ship
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Will Open 21 Hotels in the Next Five Years

Rosewood says the growth will cement the brand's “global footprint.”

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Will Open 21 Hotels in the Next Five Years
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