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How One Traveler Became a Loyal Travel Agent Client
How One Traveler Became a Loyal Travel Agent Client

Heather Speizman booked direct with airlines and hotels, or through online travel agencies—until she met Anastasia Damianeas.

Harley Davidson’s Ken Schmidt Offers Advice for Travel Agents
Harley Davidson’s Ken Schmidt Offers Advice for Travel Agents

‘If the people you are serving aren’t telling others about what you are doing for them, you are not competing. And they are not coming back,’ says the turnaround artist who brought Harley from the brink of bankruptcy.

Here Are the ABCs of Guided Independent Travel
Here Are the ABCs of Guided Independent Travel

It's not escorted and it's not independent travel, so what's the lowdown on this increasingly popular guided independent travel segment?

When Travel Plans Changed, Industry Veteran’s Knowledge Saved Him Money
When Travel Plans Changed, Industry Veteran’s Knowledge Saved Him Money

Jim Smith has more than 45 years in the travel industry. That experience came in handy when an online hotel booking had to be canceled.

Agents Play Key Role in Steering LGBTQ Clients Right
Agents Play Key Role in Steering LGBTQ Clients Right

While travel agents should familiarize themselves with a destination’s laws and prevailing attitudes toward the LGBTQ community before booking a trip for gay and lesbian clients, there are other factors to consider. Part two of a two-part series.

Travel Agents Talk Business Continuity as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall
Travel Agents Talk Business Continuity as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall

Travel agencies with offices in the Carolinas are rolling out business continuity plans to keep their offices running. Here are some tips from travel agents and ASTA.

Selling Luxury Travel to LGBTQ Clients: Business as Usual?
Selling Luxury Travel to LGBTQ Clients: Business as Usual?

Luxury LGBTQ travelers don’t want or need special treatment from their travel advisors, but there are nuances to serving this market. Given this segment’s outsized travel spending and growing buying power, getting it right is well worth the effort.

Eight Tips to Get Your Travel Agency on TV
Eight Tips to Get Your Travel Agency on TV

Travel agents are experts in a subject that is always of interest to the public. Are you taking advantage of the opportunity to get your company on air for free?

Four Social Media Lessons High-End Advisors Can Learn from Luxury Brands
Four Social Media Lessons High-End Advisors Can Learn from Luxury Brands

At a time when travel agents are finding their social media engagement falling off dramatically, high-end advisors may be wise to study how luxury consumer brands keep their fans interested.

Travel Insurance Impacted with Hurricane Florence Bearing Down
Travel Insurance Impacted with Hurricane Florence Bearing Down

Churning far out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence is a ‘foreseeable’ but unpredictable event. Travel insurers are already notifying potential customers that new plans won’t cover trips.