As a recent study charts the growth of resort fees, a new roll-out of mandatory fees on the Vegas strip may backfire for the hotel industry.
Travelers left in the lurch as company that agents called ‘unfriendly to the channel’ goes out of business.
Selling travel is not all about free trips — but the hard work can pay off in a career that is rich in adventure and personal relationships, if you start off right.
'You travel differently when you use a travel agent; your vacations are more meaningful and thoughtful,' said one insightful, budding travel agent.
Remember OAG? Paper tickets? Pan Am? Travel professionals who’ve survived market crashes, commission cuts and 9/11 offer tips on how they did it.
Travelers looking for something a little more adventurous, unique and memorable than a traditional cruise — but at about the same price point — might be interested in a new small-ship itinerary along the Croatian coast.
Some are just beginning to charge fees, while young professionals like Kathleen Sullivan say an annual retainer, covering all of a client’s trips for 12 months, are the key to the future for travel agents.
What does it take to get to a million dollars in travel sales? Focus. Learn. Then get out there and sell it.
A fam trip to the luxury Grand Solmar Resorts shows why visitors and travel agents alike find this one of Mexico’s most spectacular destinations.
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