Industry leaders believe charging consumers a planning fee to refer them to a travel advisor validates the profession’s value and status.
Advisors Debra Kerper and Jamie Santillo are changing expectations and perceptions about travelers in wheelchairs, while helping their clients dream big.
Boeing and the FAA are still waffling on when the aircraft will reenter commercial service. When they do, it will take the entire travel industry to soothe traveler fears.
Insurance and trip protection are popular and easy to describe. But travel agents shouldn’t forget about 24/7 on-call nurses and physicians who can direct client medical care in a crisis.
Even in an election year, it’s still possible to pass legislation that works for America, ASTA Legislative Day leaders contend.
Among topics, travel advisors discussed draft legislation to protect American travelers from any chaos that may ensue when REAL ID is implemented on Oct. 1, 2020.
As the virus spreads around the globe, and impacts everything from cruises to airlines, travelers are finding out what their travel protection does and doesn’t cover.
Three advisors manned a booth for their Australia partners at the 2020 New York Times Travel Show. Here’s what they did and heard when meeting hundreds of consumers who stopped by.
Housing all of King Tut’s possessions – and more – the long-awaited opening of this vast, modern museum could dramatically boost tourism to Egypt.
With global political instability more common, insurers are increasingly promoting their smartphone apps as a lifeline to assistance, and enlisting travel advisors to help them.