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Extreme Weather Events Remind the Public of Travel Agents’ Value
Extreme Weather Events Remind the Public of Travel Agents’ Value

Travel agents save the day when Mother Nature creates unexpected disruptions that leave travelers stranded.

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.

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.

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.

Apple Vacations President Tim Mullen to Retire at End of 2018
Apple Vacations President Tim Mullen to Retire at End of 2018

'With the new ALG leadership team in place, the timing of my decision seems right and I look forward to continuing to work with Apple to help ensure a smooth transition,' Mullen said in a statement.

Norwegian CEO Frank del Rio Says It’s Never Too Early to Prepare for a Downturn
Norwegian CEO Frank del Rio Says It’s Never Too Early to Prepare for a Downturn

But for now, NCLH said it will be increasing its prices on Oct. 1 ‘in a significant way,’ and ‘half our inventory for 2019 is already sold.’

Travel + Leisure Reveals List of Top Travel Agents
Travel + Leisure Reveals List of Top Travel Agents

Getting on the list gives the 117 agents and tour operators a competitive edge, as travelers can find them through the magazine’s website and in the print edition.

Travel Agent Magazine Publisher John McMahon Moves From Media To Agency
Travel Agent Magazine Publisher John McMahon Moves From Media To Agency

Five Star Alliance is targeting the luxury do-it-yourself traveler who isn’t loyal to a particular hotel brand or travel advisor.

Travel Agent Takes On United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Travel Agent Takes On United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

With its global reach and partnerships, the travel industry can do so much to help transform our world for the better. This agent is making it happen.