Thursday February 23, 2017
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Hotels & Resorts
Travel Agent Issues
Avalon’s 2018 preview includes new garden-themed voyage
Avalon Waterways is already looking ahead to 2018 with the release of its 2018 preview, a 56-page brochure featuring its most popular European and Southeast Asia river cruises.
Travel Masters acquires 30-year-old agency in Kelowna
Travel Masters, a top Canadian travel agency that’s affiliated with Ensemble Travel Group, has acquired Mission Park Travel, a 30-year-old agency in Kelowna, B.C.
ACTA restructures to focus more on advocacy and member support
ACTA President Wendy Paradis has announced a “new organizational structure” that she says will better serve members across the country and simplify roles and responsibilities.
Pregnant travel agent completes bookings in the midst of labour
One woman in the U.K. has proven that women – and travel agents – are indeed superheroes.
TTAND and Antigua and Barbuda team up to launch new wedding website
TTAND has just announced a new collaboration with marketing agency Travel Lab and the Antigua and Barbuda to launch a new destination wedding platform.
Travelport announces new long-term renewal agreement with Enterprise
Travelport has renewed its agreement with Enterprise Holdings, a move that essentially connects travel agents to over 36,000 car rental locations and more than 91 million car rentals days per year.
TravelBound offers travel agents new Wave Season incentives and training
FIT specialist TravelBound has extended pre- and post-cruise offerings in top cruise ports around the world through March during Wave Season.
31% of travellers have booked travel through a home-based agent; up 7% in 3 years
The number of home-based agents is on the rise in Canada, and so as it turns out is the number of Canadian travellers using a home-based agent to book their vacation.
TPI goes for quality over quantity with invitation-only recruitment: “That strategy is paying dividends for us”
TPI started off the year with single-digit growth and February is continuing the upward trend with double-digit growth.
Majority of home based agents satisfied with compensation package
A recent nationwide survey of home-based travel agents revealed that 76% were satisfied with their compensation, with a third of those 100% satisfied.
2nd annual Travel Trade Ski Day
The travel industry headed to Collingwood, ON for a fun day on the slopes for the 2nd annual Travel Trade Ski Day, held at Georgian Peaks Ski Club.
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