Working with charities is a great way to increase your agency's name recognition while doing positive things for your community. Travel Market Report spoke with travel agents about developing relationships with charitable organizations and the potential of earning extra business in the process.
Training new hires is critical—whether that person is a baby boomer or a newbie just out of college. With good training, their success will be your success. Here are eight training tips from experienced agents.
GOGO Vacation’s new tiered commission structure is designed to fix one that had gotten “a bit blurry,” says its president. The new plan—the first of other initiatives yet to be announced—is also aimed at forging stronger ties with travel agents.
The booming faith-based travel market has evolved to include more than pilgrimages and trips to religious site. Travel Market Report spoke with Karla DiNardo, interim executive director of the Faith Travel Association, about its appeal and the opportunities it holds for travel agents.
‘Girlfriend getaways’ are taking their place alongside ‘buddy travel’ and ‘man-cations.’ In fact, women-only travel is registering huge increases. An expert in the field explains why.