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House Calls Are Trending, Travel Agents Say
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.

Headquarter Happenings: Cruise Planners Celebrates 25 Years of Success
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.

‘Boundless Selling’: Seven Reasons to Return to the Same Destination
‘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.

Cruise Execs Share Their Best Sales Tips with Agents
Cruise Execs Share Their Best Sales Tips with Agents

Whether travel advisors use social media or participate in local community groups to find customers, it’s all about making a human connection that inspires trust.

Headquarter Happenings: Signature Urges Advisors to Double Down on Being a Unique Travel Resource
Headquarter Happenings: Signature Urges Advisors to Double Down on Being a Unique Travel Resource

When considering everything, from their brand promise to building supplier relationships, advisors are encouraged to follow their hearts to create a unique brand.

Tips to Develop Your Media Presence and Drive New Sales Leads
Tips to Develop Your Media Presence and Drive New Sales Leads

One Phoenix-based travel advisor is driving new sales leads by leveraging her journalism background and local television contacts.

Headquarter Happenings: ‘A Dream of a Year’ for Industry Buoys Dream Vacations, CruiseOne, and Cruises Inc.
Headquarter Happenings: ‘A Dream of a Year’ for Industry Buoys Dream Vacations, CruiseOne, and Cruises Inc.

Business for travel advisors should be up 10 percent in this ‘year with no headwinds,’ says industry leader Brad Tolkin. If not, it's time to charge a fee.

How Travel Advisors Can Secure Hotel Commissions
How Travel Advisors Can Secure Hotel Commissions

Industry pundit talks about steps to take to deter the non-payment situation, and what to do if it happens.

U.S. Consumers Increasingly Rely on Smartphones to Book Travel
U.S. Consumers Increasingly Rely on Smartphones to Book Travel

While 61 percent of U.S. travelers book and pay for their trips using their smartphones, nearly 100 percent of consumers in China do the same.

Three Online Booking Horror Stories That Show the Value of a Good Travel Agent
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