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One-third of Canadian agents are now home-based

It seems nothing can stop or slow down the global travel industry trend towards home-based travel agents. Each year the numbers keep growing. Four years ago roughly 25% of travel agents in Canada worked from home. Today that number is about 37% and climbing. That means that one in three travel agents works from home!
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Host agencies woo agents with new perks but “you don’t know what you don’t know”

Home-based agents are in high demand and competing host agencies are upping the ante as they woo new members, and that has more than a few agents asking themselves, should I make a switch?
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“Being part of the inner circle allows us to advocate for our clients”: S.T.A.R. winner Barbour

In St. John’s, Newfoundland, Travel Time TPI’s Lois Barbour has grown a formidable travel agency that is competing with the best in the world.
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Second annual nationwide survey puts spotlight on home-based agents

Nine out of 10 home-based agents believe they have a better work life balance than when they worked in an agency.
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6 tips for selling to the rich

Who is going to spend more on a vacation than the wealthy?
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One-third of agents are now home-based and 90% say they have a better work-life balance

Results from the just-released second annual home-based agent survey show that more than 35% of travel agents in Canada are now independent, home-based contractors.
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Want to hire sub-contractors for your growing home-based agency? Flight Centre Associates says yes

Flight Centre Associates has long been thought as having a ‘department’ that deals with its Independent Contractors when in fact FCA Independents access the same support and infrastructure that supports Flight Centre’s over 150 shops nationwide.
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Survey explains rapid growth in home-based agent sector

Over 60% of home-based travel agents were already experienced agents before going home-based and 50% had decided to go home-based...
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That work-life-kids balance

Millions of us have viewed the hilarious YouTube clip of the serious professor Skyping with BBC reporters about South Korean politics from his home office. His two small children wander into the background and … there goes the interview. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out here: I promise it will bring a smile to your face.
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New look, testimonials on revamped The Travel Agent Next Door site

The Travel Agent Next Door has launched its completely redesigned website thetravelagentnextdoor.ca, created to help agents and potential agents navigate the company’s various services.
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G Adventures invites agents to experience trips first-hand with new fall 2019 fams
G Adventures has unveiled its lineup of fall 2019 fams with departures in October and November to a wide range of...
Sunwing appoints Lamonday BDM for Southwestern Ontario
Sunwing Vacations has named Lauren Lamonday as Business Development Manager for Southwestern Ontario.
TWA Hotel, Empire Outlets, Statue of Liberty Museum all new in NYC
TWA Hotel, Empire Outlets, Statue of Liberty Museum all new in NYC
The new TWA Hotel is now open at JFK Airport, completing the transformation of Eero Saarinen’s landmark 1962 former...
Lion World Travel announces joint VP appointments
TORONTO — Leeann Phayre-Mallo and David (Red) Hunt have been promoted to Vice President positions in their respective...
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