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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money through our affiliate partners. Learn more. If you love to travel, are highly organized, and enjoy working directly with people, becoming a travel agent is a great career choice. You would think that with the ease of use of Internet search engines, the travel …

Tess Davis joins award-winning travel agency Cruise Planners as franchise owner. Tess Davis is based in Gulfport, Florida and specializes in fun and economical travel. Gulfport, United States – March 8, 2022 — Gulfport, Fla. – March 7, 2022 – Tess Davis announced today that she has joined Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, …

[ad_1] Source: worldscholarshipforum.com Planning a vacation is fun. You can choose your favorite clothes, grab your camera to capture all the fun, and more. But have you defined your travel plans? Problems arise when it comes to planning logistics and budget. This includes all of your fares, accommodation costs, food and drink, etc. Holidays are …

ASTA was joined on Friday by its global counterparts, including the Association of South African Travel Agents, in calling once again on governments around the world to lift travel bans by country and region. “The recent and stricter border closures have severely affected already complex international travel,” the associations said in a statement, adding that …

Global associations of travel agencies have come together to call on government leaders to lift travel bans for countries and regions. American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Association of South African Travel Agencies (ASATA), Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations (ECTAA) and …

ASTA President and CEO Zane Kerby has rejected the Biden administration’s decision to restrict travel from certain southern African countries in a bid to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of Covid-19. “Country-specific travel bans are too blunt an instrument and often create unintended but substantial economic and societal harm,” Kerby said in a …

Co-founded by onefinestay’s Evan Frank, Henley Vazquez, Indagare veterinarian and owner of Virtuoso agency, and entrepreneur and technologist Jake Peters, Fora today launches to modernize the traditional agency model, bringing a new generation of entrepreneurs in the industry. Fora officially launches today, redefining the travel agency with a makeover for an emerging generation of entrepreneurs …

[ad_1] Three decades of owning a travel agency in Wellington’s CBD saw Petra Otte dealing with it all: financial crises, terrorist attacks, volcanic eruptions and, to top it all off, the Covid-19 pandemic. The lease for his House of Travel Hunter St store expired at the end of November, almost 30 years to the day …

[ad_1] GreenGo Travel received the title of Ecuador’s Best Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards. Here, Breaking Travel News speaks with Sales Manager Angel Nunez to find out what it feels like to have been recognized by voters around the world. Breaking Travel News: After winning a top title at the World Travel Awards, …

[ad_1] Ultimate Travel Club Ultimate Travel Club is a subscription service that removes markups and commissions to deliver the lowest prices to consumers. For a monthly cost of £ 19, travelers have access to lower prices for hotels, vacation rentals, flights, car rentals, cruises and other leisure options such as theme parks, the cinema and …

A travel agency with branches across Lanarkshire has been awarded ‘Best Large Agency in Scotland’ for the 20th consecutive year at a prestigious awards ceremony in London. Barrhead Travel won the gong at the annual Agent Achievement Awards, hosted by Travel Weekly. It has celebrated excellence in the travel industry for a quarter of a …

[ad_1] Your Co-op travel agencies in Wiltshire and Somerset are celebrating a triumphant victory at the prestigious Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards, which took place in London last Thursday. Your Co-op Travel, part of the Midcounties Co-operative, has 76 branches in the middle counties of England, including five in Wiltshire and Somerset, in Melksham, Swindon, …

[ad_1] Positive sign for travel agents, Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) said CRA-accredited travel agencies saw a 328% year-over-year increase in airline ticket sales in August 2021. “Airlines and travel agencies were anticipating a decline in overall sales and passenger travel in August as new mandates and border restrictions began to take effect in July,” said …

[ad_1] American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and European Travel Agents ‘and Tour Operators’ Associations (ECTAA) – which , together, representing the interests of hundreds of thousands of travel agencies and employees around the world, collectively call …

[ad_1] A new study from Which? found that four of the UK’s most popular airlines were giving tourists the wrong information they needed to travel. The call center staff included in the undercover investigation were very confused about the travel rules. In a secret investigation, who? made 15 calls to airline representatives’ call centers. Staff …

[ad_1] People who plan to travel to Southeast Asia after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided and borders reopened often rely on travel agencies in their home country to book all of their travel details. But why wouldn’t you use a local travel agency in South East Asia handle the details? Unless the people employed by …

[ad_1] Training staff to work with technology and investing in digitization helped a traditional travel agency weather the wave of layoffs and closures that hit Hong Kong’s tourism sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. Goldjoy Travel became the first travel agency in Asia to launch a real-time booking platform for cruises with two of Genting Hong …

[ad_1] This article is brought to you courtesy of Cindy Passannante, CP Trips, Inc., Gresham Outlook Insider Travel Expert. A travel planner works for his client to organize flights, hotels, cruises and tours. The planner earns money from commissions earned on bookings. A good trip planner will spend time getting to know you and finding …

[ad_1] British travel agency to open new store in Halifax This move marks the resumption of the agency’s expansion plan, made possible by the return of confidence in the travel industry alongside growing demand for the services of a travel agent. The all-new store located in the Woolshops Mall will open next month with an …

[ad_1] Travel agents see more business as restless people planning long-awaited vacations seek help navigating the changing restrictions of the pandemic. Over 1.7 million passengers passed Transportation Security Administration checkpoints on Tuesday, up from around half a million at this time in 2020. Sarah Fazendin owns Videre Travel, a Denver-based travel agency. At the height …

[ad_1] The online travel agent market consists of the sale of travel services through online channels. Online travel agents or agencies are the people or businesses that have websites that allow consumers to book various travel-related services over the Internet. Travel agents are engaged in the sale of travel services such as flights, buses, vacation …

[ad_1] A meeting eventually took place between Welwyn-based Off Broadway Travel agents and local MP Grant Shapps. In May, the agency asked the transportation secretary to visit their store to see firsthand what a travel agent is doing and find out how the traffic light system had wreaked havoc. On Friday, July 16, Welwyn Hatfield …

[ad_1] The CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association expects the United States to be open “this side of September” with more people traveling across the Atlantic. The Foreign Office has said that from March 2020, with a few exceptions, non-US nationals or permanent residents are not allowed to travel to the US if they …

[ad_1] ORLANDO, Florida – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Panoramic travel solutions, the affinity travel group and technology service provider for the world’s largest membership travel company, Panorama, today announced the addition of six new customers for its Viewpoint Resort & Timeshare management software and Owner’s Travel Club (OTC) products. Silver Beach Club in Daytona Beach, Florida, Lake …

[ad_1] Last month the San Francisco Small Business Commission added Castro Yankee Clipper Travel (4115 19th St.) to Legacy Business Register, which recognizes the “long-standing community-serving businesses” that have established themselves in neighborhoods across the region for at least three decades. Currently there are 275 small businesses throughout the city on the register. Yankee Clipper …

[ad_1] Claire Moore, Managing Director of Peakes Travel Elite The industry bible Travel Trade Gazette recently named Peakes to its list of top agency power. Peakes was one of only three agencies in central England to make this prestigious list. More than 400 travel agencies and branches applied for the TTG Top 50 list, from …

[ad_1] Travel agencies explode against UK government following controversial statements by Transport Secretary Grant Shaps. At a press conference, that is, in the presence of a large number of media, he suggested that travel agents have become a thing of the past. After these comments, ABTA contacted the department for an explanation. “Travel agents make …

[ad_1] May 10, 2021by Gary Noakes Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps has been bullied on social media for his comments on travel agents. Announcing the traffic light program on Friday, Shapps referred to the reservation with “what people would have called travel agents in the past.” Julia Lo-Bue Said, Managing Director of Advantage Travel Partnership, tweeted, …

[ad_1] One of Ireland’s oldest and best travel agents and tour operators, Joe Walsh Tours, has closed its doors after 60 years in business. The Aviation Regulatory Commission (CAR) said Joe Walsh Pilgrimtours Ltd, which operates under ten different brands including Joe Walsh Tour, is unable to meet its obligations to customers and has gone …

[ad_1] A TRAVEL agency in Newport has been named the best in Wales. La Vida Travel was selected for the title as part of a power list of the country’s top agents compiled by the Travel Trade Gazette industry bible. More than 400 travel agencies and branches came forward to be considered the Top 50 …

[ad_1] NEW YORK, April 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SION (https://sioncentral.com), a powerful new SaaS platform that enables simplified commission tracking and management for travel agents, today announced that its software has been selected by recognized North American industry leader SmartFlyer as a partner management of commissions. SmartFlyer, an award-winning luxury travel company founded …

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Summer travel is fast approaching and like last summer, this ideal trip could be difficult due to COVID-19. “For 2021, over the summer, we had people traveling to the Cayman Islands who have now had to cancel,” said Mark Ebbitts, president of Shelton Travel Service, based in Kansas City, Missouri. …

[ad_1] Royal Caribbean Group’s $ 40 million Pay it Forward loan program for travel counselors is now open for applications. As part of the second phase of RCL Cares, the program has a dedicated platform through CruisingPower.com, where owners of qualifying travel agencies can apply for financial assistance. The site provides additional information and eligibility …

The huge financial toll the pandemic has taken on the travel industry, which the World Travel and Tourism Council says lost $5.5 trillion last year, renews complaints from hotels, airlines and tour operators regarding the largely invisible percentages of their revenue that they have to pay to online travel agencies, or OTAs, including the giants …

[ad_1] As 2020 draws to a close – good riddance! – what will the new year bring to the travel industry? As we confirmed during the pandemic, the travel industry and its trusted pillars – professional travel counselors – are incredibly resilient and ready to get back to work, in the skies and on the …

[ad_1] The push for digitalization is getting stronger with each passing day. Internet services are on the rise, as brick and mortar stores fall from grace; consumers are becoming tech savvy and adapting to the idea of ​​ordering through the gadget they carry in their pockets instead of visiting a store. It is becoming the …

[ad_1] “I was supposed to take my initial franchise training on September 12, 2001,” recalls Jenny Reed. “Obviously that didn’t happen.” Reed had been an entrepreneur all his life and set himself the ambitious goal of owning a business by the age of 30. She also had a strong passion for travel. So when an …

[ad_1] To help usher in the vacation return, qualified travel counselors are now eligible to receive special room rates for the remainder of 2020 as part of a new offering from the Walt Disney World Travel Agency Appreciation Program. Travel agents are now permitted to book stays until December 31 at select properties, subject to …

[ad_1] Editor’s note: Our Entrepreneurship series documents how businesses and workers are dealing with the economy’s slow return to life after it suddenly closed in March – and adapt to new challenges ahead. Cathy Nystrom arranges trips for a living, but that doesn’t shield her from the vagaries of an industry ravaged by the coronavirus …

[ad_1] ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (WOIO) – From tropical Hawaii getaways to European river cruises, for nearly 30 years, Ann Huber has been helping clients plan their dream vacations. She owns Landfall Travel in Rocky River, and once the coronavirus pandemic began, her business began to collapse. “If no one travels for the next four, five, …

[ad_1] Ron Brown wants to know why people bother more with online travel agencies. When traveling, he uses sites like Expedia and Booking.com to find a cheap plane ticket or hotel, but then buys directly from an airline or hotel. “I have never found a better price through an online travel agency,” he says. “So …

[ad_1] Richard turen It occurred to me to write this article about 16 years ago, when my own business was 16 and I was starting to write Reality Check columns on a regular basis. I put it off because I didn’t want to disturb my friends. But let me try to do it in a …

I hate traveling alone. So when my editor asked me if I wanted to go on a trip ⁠— by myself ⁠— and write about it, I shocked myself saying “yes”. Don’t get me wrong: getting paid to go on vacation? No fuss. But there was a big catch. Pack Up + Go, a Pittsburgh-based …

[ad_1] It was in the early 90s and the Last Minute Travel Club was at the peak of its creativity. They ran a series of brilliant radio commercials with a man who looked a lot like TV actor Robin Leach, who was the host of the hugely popular “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” show. …

[ad_1] New Delhi: The government wants to upgrade the website “Incredible India!” managed by the Tourism Ministry to make it a one-stop-shop for foreign visitors as part of efforts to double foreign tourist arrivals to around 12 million by 2016. The redesign of the website will allow users to plan routes from scratch, Tourism Ministry …

[ad_1] Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) March 17, 2006 Gladtravel.com (http://www.gladtravel.com), a website promoting independent travel research and planning, has launched new free resources to help travelers to the Hawaiian Islands. These resources include three types of sample itineraries for Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, downloadable maps, event calendars, Hawaii highlights, island information, and a …