What Travel Agents Need to Know About California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations

Learn what all travel agencies need to know about how the proposed new laws may affect the collection and use of personal information, and how to comply with the regulations.

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Online Hotel Booking Scams Cost Consumers $5.7 Billion Annually
Online Hotel Booking Scams Cost Consumers $5.7 Billion Annually

Nearly one in four consumers are deceived by online booking scams and dishonest marketing practices by fraudulent and misleading travel websites.

AIG Travel Guard Insurance Plan Changes Upset Advisors
AIG Travel Guard Insurance Plan Changes Upset Advisors

The major travel insurance provider has altered its core offerings and eliminated commission protection, causing many agents to reconsider selling their plans.

Travel Advisors Say They’re Unafraid of Biometrics
Travel Advisors Say They’re Unafraid of Biometrics

Despite heightened privacy concerns, travel agents are enjoying the benefits of current facial recognition technology used for security purposes, and they look forward to more.

First Travel Agency In-House Video Production Studio Opens in Toronto
First Travel Agency In-House Video Production Studio Opens in Toronto

The studio helps luxury travel advisors connect with their clients through high-end, professionally produced video content.

Advisors Have to Work Harder to Deliver Authentic Culinary Travel Experiences
Advisors Have to Work Harder to Deliver Authentic Culinary Travel Experiences

With more companies offering more standardized experiences, satisfying high-end culinary travelers has become more difficult.

ACTA Meets with Alberta MLA About Travel Insurance Concerns
ACTA Meets with Alberta MLA About Travel Insurance Concerns

A travel industry veteran was re-elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, boding well for the industry’s advocacy initiatives.

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Most travelers understand the need to have travel insurance, and most will agree to purchase it, if the option is presented in a clear way by their trusted travel advisor.

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“There is still a lot to be said for the human connection and the personal touch for travelers who want to ensure they have a good experience away from home.”

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Top Holiday Destinations

  1. The Peloponnese, Greece
  2. Matera, Italy
  3. Perth, Western Australia
  4. The Scottish Highlands
  5. St. Barth’s Caribbean

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