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Volunteers from Travelex Insurance Services in Puerto Rico helping hurricane recovery efforts.
Volunteers from Travelex Insurance Services in Puerto Rico helping hurricane recovery efforts.
Protravel International’s New Office in North Austin Celebrates Grand Opening
Protravel International’s New Office in North Austin Celebrates Grand Opening
Virgin Voyages' Richard Branson and other execs speaking at One World Observatory.
Virgin Voyages' Richard Branson and other execs speaking at One World Observatory.
The 2nd annual Travel MarketPlace West kicked off in Vancouver last week,
The 2nd annual Travel MarketPlace West kicked off in Vancouver last week,
TMR's Geraldine Ree hosts River & Experiential Travel Panel at Travel MarketPlace West in Vancouver
TMR's Geraldine Ree hosts River & Experiential Travel Panel at Travel MarketPlace West in Vancouver
Matteo and Andrea Bocelli performing at the naming ceremony of MSC Bellissima in Southhampton.
Matteo and Andrea Bocelli performing at the naming ceremony of MSC Bellissima in Southhampton.
Intrepid Group has announced the appointment of Sarah Morgan and Liz Savage as first Non-Executive Directors.
Intrepid Group has announced the appointment of Sarah Morgan and Liz Savage as first Non-Executive Directors.
The Viking team hosted a press conference today in Basel before the Viking Longships naming ceremony for 4 new ships
The Viking team hosted a press conference today in Basel before the Viking Longships naming ceremony for 4 new ships
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For This Globetrotting Couple in Need, Their Travel Agent Was Their Superhero

When Robert Rosenzweig needed an emergency stent procedure in Morocco, his travel agents jumped in to comfort and care for him and his wife.

Million-Dollar Travel Advisor Alicia Kingston Wins by Playing the Numbers

If you have the right data, and share it with enough people, sales will follow. Here’s how marketing-executive-turned-travel-advisor, Alicia Kingston, used social media to reach her goal in just four years.

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WebBeds Appoints Makis Xenatos as Consortia Director for North America


B2B accommodation supplier WebBeds has named Makis Xenatos as Consortia Director, Sales for North America.

Based in New York, Xenatos will be responsible for developing the company’s relationships with key travel agent consortia in the USA and Canada, as well as developing new ones. He will report to Maurica Robinson, VP of Sales, North America.

Xenatos previously held sales roles for brands including Bavaria Tourism, Travel bound, Airfasttickets, Travelsavers Inc and Liberty Travel/Flight Center.

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Tip of the Day

I do think there are possibilities for traveler advisors to make money doing domestic trips. I charge a planning fee for my time and expertise, and then book commissionable hotels and activities that meet the client’s needs.

Terri Weeks

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Best Resorts in Montana

1. The Resort at Paws Up

2. Blue Damsel Lodge on Rock Creek

3. Triple Creek Ranch

4. The Ranch at Rock Creek

5. Rainbow Ranch Lodge

Source: The Crazy Tourist

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Dream Job

Virtual Corporate Travel Agents needed

Job Description:

agent24, Inc. is a 24x7 after-hours travel service provider. We currently have openings for Sabre, Apollo, Worldspan or Amadeus trained corporate travel reps to join our successful remote agent workforce. Agents will handle incoming calls from agency clients looking to book all travel components (air, car, hotel, and rail) in accordance with agency policy to best meet customer's travel objectives. Candidate must be a self-starter with a professional demeanor.

Benefits include: generous shift differential pay, bonus, PTO, IATAN card, medical, dental, life, HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, 401k, employee discount plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Three years minimum experience required working in a corporate travel environment
  • Must be efficient on any of the four GDS’s.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS office products
  • Agents will be required to work late afternoons, evening, weekends and Holidays (days off are midweek)
  • Candidates must have high speed Internet access and a quiet work area in their home
  • Ability to offer superior client service to a diverse clientele
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Please send resume and salary requirements to hireme@agent24.com.