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“When a member is successful, the company is successful”: Nexion Canada

“When a member is successful, the company is successful”: Nexion Canada
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Home-based travel agents are on the rise, for good reason. With host agencies offering a high level of support, coupled with the freedom and flexibility that comes with working from home...
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Could you use more cash?

Could you use more cash?
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It’s all about people, this business. Making and keeping connections. Which is why it’s so crucial for your own customer database to remain up to date.
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Time management 101: Flight Centre Associates’ tips for ‘making time for home’ when you’re a home-based agent

Time management 101: Flight Centre Associates’ tips for ‘making time for home’ when you’re a home-based agent
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Many agents who work from home hold themselves to standards so high that the line between work and home is even blurrier than it was before, says Lee Zanello, Brand Leader for Flight Centre’s host agency, Flight Centre Associates.
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Selling Ireland: Getting the agent perspective

Selling Ireland: Getting the agent perspective
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Following a week-long fam with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland that took place earlier this fall, travel agents contributed their top highlights and impressions of the Emerald Isle. Here are our favourites:   Luxury properties & must-do experiences “I really enjoyed Mount Falcon Estate and thought it was a beautiful property, as well as the
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Spreading the word: why consumers need to learn about travel agents 2.0

Spreading the word: why consumers need to learn about travel agents 2.0
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Have you ever heard “Travel agents? They still exist?”
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Time for reflection – how happy are you?

Time for reflection – how happy are you?
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Are you dissatisfied where you are now?
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What is G Adventures passionate about? Millennials, Virtual Reality & Travel Agents!

What is G Adventures passionate about? Millennials, Virtual Reality & Travel Agents!
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Always at the forefront of travel trends and adventure travel, G Adventures is well known to the travel agent community and is a preferred supplier to many. But other than the fact that G does adventure, and does it well, what else should we know about the company? We sit down with Aizaz Sheikh, Regional Marketing Manager, Canada, to learn more about the many passions and initiatives of G Adventures.
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“We try to be as transparent as possible with agents, to make their life easier”: Europcar

“We try to be as transparent as possible with agents, to make their life easier”: Europcar
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The company that would go on to become Europcar – starting in 1949 as ‘L’Abonnement Automobile’ and two years later re-named Europcars (the ‘s’ was dropped in 1974) – has a long and productive history not just with travellers but travel agents too.
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Las Vegas Marathon — Happy 50th

Las Vegas Marathon — Happy 50th
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Vegas, baby – I’m back! It’s only been a couple of years since my last visit and I was really looking forward to a bit of sensory overload over the next three days. Where else in the world can you spot an Elvis look-alike sauntering by at any given time of day, or dine-party-shop in an Eiffel Tower, Pyramid or ancient Rome? And if that weren’t enough, pounding the sidewalk while sipping a three-foot-high neon margarita is not only acceptable, it’s pretty much the norm.
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“We’ve already tripled our ridership since launch”: UP Express

“We’ve already tripled our ridership since launch”: UP Express
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We also have a longstanding partnership with VIA Rail where travel managers or customers can use VIA’s Reservia online booking tool to buy a combination VIA/UP ticket for greater convenience.
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Too much consolidation? Marriott caps the year with 30 brands and 1.2 million rooms
Too much consolidation? Marriott caps the year with 30 brands and 1.2 million rooms
Marriott International opened a record 55,000 rooms in 2016, excluding the 381,000 rooms gained with the Starwood...
Price Drop Guarantee with Sunwing Vacations
Price Drop Guarantee with Sunwing Vacations
Sunwing Vacations is offering luxury vacations for less with its Price Drop Guarantee for resorts across Mexico, the...
Globus thanks agency partners: “You make a difference for us every day”
TORONTO — Airlines, tourist boards and travel agency groups were out in full force at the recent partner appreciation luncheon hosted by the Globus family of brands.
Airlines, tourist boards and travel agency groups were out in full force at the recent partner appreciation luncheon...
On The Go Tours ‘Buy-One-Get-Free’ African safaris
On The Go Tours ‘Buy-One-Get-Free’ African safaris
Going on an African safari has become a much more affordable option, thanks to On The Go Tours’...
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