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Passports Now Take Longer to Process

State Department’s Passport Services agency increased the processing time for routine service to six to eight weeks.

5 Reasons to Travel in Winter - and Where to Go
5 Reasons to Travel in Winter - and Where to Go

Travel advisors in-the-know offer their clients distinctive travel adventures at lower price points and with more personalized service during the winter months and off-peak season.

7 Common Travel Crises and How to Conquer Them
7 Common Travel Crises and How to Conquer Them

As long as people travel, there will be dilemmas that pop up now and again. Here's how travel advisors can deal with them.

ASTA Reacts to New Cuba Restrictions
ASTA Reacts to New Cuba Restrictions

‘While today is a setback, we will continue to advocate toward Cuba travel freedom,’ the organization said in a statement.

Four Travel Agents Chosen as Finalists in Rail Europe and Eurail Contest

Voting opens up June 3 to decide the top rail trip among the finalists’ entries.

U.S. State Department Now Requiring Social Media Details from Visa Applicants
U.S. State Department Now Requiring Social Media Details from Visa Applicants

The rule is expected to impact about 14 million nonimmigrant visa applicants per year.

Cruise Ship Collision Halts Traffic At Venice Canal
Cruise Ship Collision Halts Traffic At Venice Canal

The incident sent onlookers running from the scene, but only minor injuries were sustained.

9 Cruise Ship Innovations That Help Travel Advisors Sell More Cruises
9 Cruise Ship Innovations That Help Travel Advisors Sell More Cruises

Today’s cruise ships have evolved and innovated in ways that surprise and delight travelers. Here are nine of the biggest changes, all of which can help in-the-know travel advisors sell more cruises.

Rescuers Search for Missing After Danube Boat Collision
Rescuers Search for Missing After Danube Boat Collision

The collision, just outside of Budapest, involved one river cruise ship and one, smaller, sightseeing boat.

IATA Will Now Require Travel Agents to Enter Passenger Contact Information During Bookings
IATA Will Now Require Travel Agents to Enter Passenger Contact Information During Bookings

An old IATA recommendation has become a mandate and will require all travel advisors and travel agencies to enter passenger contact information when booking air tickets.