Canadians Vulnerable to Fraud When Booking Vacations Online, Study Says

As incidences of cybercrime heat up, travel advisors can help travelers protect themselves from fraud and significant financial losses.

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Bedsonline Overcomes Growing Pains
Bedsonline Overcomes Growing Pains

The brand’s new integrated online booking system now has triple the amount of hotel inventory and travel ancillaries, and enhanced filters to make searches easier for advisors.

Travel Advisors Have a Love/Hate Relationship with Google
Travel Advisors Have a Love/Hate Relationship with Google

Some fear it for its potential to replace them. Some are annoyed because it provides consumers with incomplete information. Others love Google for all of its cool tools.

Legacy Travel Drives Sales Leads with Video Marketing
Legacy Travel Drives Sales Leads with Video Marketing

With a mix of tools, talent and tenacity, co-owner Cathi Banks and her agents are becoming travel celebrities, while the agency is growing its sales.

CRM: What It Is and Why You Need to Master It
CRM: What It Is and Why You Need to Master It

Large travel companies use customer relationship management (CRM) tools to target clients with the right offer at the right time. Advisors should, too. The first of a three-part series.

Americans Love Travel Agents and Want Them on Their Smartphone, Survey Says
Americans Love Travel Agents and Want Them on Their Smartphone, Survey Says

A Travelport survey says agents are competitive with other forms of booking, and a sizable portion of consumers wish advisors would take a bigger leap into the digital age.

IATA Launches Digital ID Cards
IATA Launches Digital ID Cards

Travel agents will now be able to access and utilize their IATA cards on their smartphones within 48 hours of online renewal.

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"Most people do want to experience new things. There is a small percentage, maybe 10%-15%, who always want to do the same thing: Either return to the same all-inclusive or take the same cruise line to the same Caribbean islands."

Stephanie Goldberg-Glazer

Live Well, Travel Often

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Five Rugby World Cup 2019 Host Cities

  1. Sapporo
  2. Kamaishi, Iwate Pref. 
  3. Kumagaya, Saitama Preg. 
  4. Tokyo 
  5. Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

Source: JapanTimes

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