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FOMO Strikes Again! Yep, They Booked It Without You
FOMO Strikes Again! Yep, They Booked It Without You

Should you resist the temptation to unfriend or confront them? Hear the advice of agents who have been there and know how best to handle these unfortunate, but all-too-common scenarios.

New Agent’s First Lesson is ‘Always Use a Travel Agent’
New Agent’s First Lesson is ‘Always Use a Travel Agent’

'You travel differently when you use a travel agent; your vacations are more meaningful and thoughtful,' said one insightful, budding travel agent.

Terry Dale Signs on for Three More Years as USTOA President
Terry Dale Signs on for Three More Years as USTOA President

Dale continues with plans to raise awareness for the association and promote travel experiences offered by its members, as well as lobbying for the industry and providing travel agent training.

Training Guru Offers Travel Agent Insights as She Retires
Training Guru Offers Travel Agent Insights as She Retires

After 40 years of travel agent experience, Gloria Mickelson believes advisors must continue to master technology changes and enhance their selling skills to close more business.

USA Today Champions Travel Agents as Advocates
USA Today Champions Travel Agents as Advocates

Columnist suggests to consumers that using an advisor takes the burden off the traveler, giving them a more pleasant experience planning their vacation.

20-Year Industry Veterans Offer Tips for Travel Agents
20-Year Industry Veterans Offer Tips for Travel Agents

Remember OAG? Paper tickets? Pan Am? Travel professionals who’ve survived market crashes, commission cuts and 9/11 offer tips on how they did it.

CNN’s Jake Tapper to Speak at ASTA Global Convention
CNN’s Jake Tapper to Speak at ASTA Global Convention

Chief Washington correspondent for CNN, Tapper will talk about current affairs and his new book, and there will be an audience question-and-answer session.

Under the Radar, Cuba Market Climbs Back
Under the Radar, Cuba Market Climbs Back

After being hit by a trifecta of damaging news stories, the island nation is recovering and has seen 30 percent growth in visitations over the past three months, suggesting an upward trend.

Seven Reasons to Send Special Interest Clients to San Diego
Seven Reasons to Send Special Interest Clients to San Diego

Discover the niche side of the destination, through a field report describing the city's offerings for foodies, history and entertainment buffs, art aficionados, and outdoor adventurists.

Second Consumer Survey Points Towards Leisure Travel Plateau
Second Consumer Survey Points Towards Leisure Travel Plateau

After a prolonged period of climbing sales, the travel market receives its second warning this year that vacation bookings may be hitting a plateau.