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

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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TravelOnly celebrates top producers, suppliers at annual awards event

Success, growth and the benefits of strong supplier relationships were the recurring themes at this year’s TravelOnly Annual Distinction Awards.
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Could you use more cash?

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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Home-based agents earn more money, enjoy improved work/life balance: survey

Almost half of Canadian hosted travel agents said they were earning more money now than when they worked in an agency or call centre, according to a recent Canada-wide survey.
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Agency groups part of the process as Carnival Corp. develops new Ocean Medallions

When Carnival Corp.’s new Ocean Medallions make their debut on Regal Princess this November, they’ll have the stamp of approval from the cruise company’s biggest retail partners...
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Only 43% of independent agents charge service fees: poll

A new survey shows that while 43% of independent travel agents charge service fees, fee amounts vary widely, ranging anywhere from US$12 to $500 for FIT arrangements...
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Time management 101: Flight Centre Associates’ tips for ‘making time for home’ when you’re a home-based agent

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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Spreading the word: why consumers need to learn about travel agents 2.0

Have you ever heard “Travel agents? They still exist?”
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Time for reflection – how happy are you?

Are you dissatisfied where you are now?
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Minimal cost, maximum impact: how VR helps clients connect with destinations long before they arrive

Of all the tech trends to come along in the past several years, few are more well-suited to the home-based retail industry than virtual reality (VR).
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Sandals, Marriott sign deal for new $50 million hotel in Jamaica
Sandals, Marriott sign deal for new $50 million hotel in Jamaica
Sandals Resorts International has partnered with Marriott International to manage a new 220-room AC Hotels by Marriott...
SeaWorld Parks Extends Canadian Resident Ticket Offer
SeaWorld Parks Extends Canadian Resident Ticket Offer
The Canadian dollar is getting an extra boost, thanks to SeaWorld Parks’ extended Canadian Resident Ticket Offer.
Sunwing reintroduces summer domestic schedule in time for Canada’s birthday
Sunwing reintroduces summer domestic schedule in time for Canada’s birthday
In honour of Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday, Sunwing is reintroducing its popular domestic summer flight schedule...
Ensemble adds Butterfield & Robinson as a specialty partner
Ensemble partners with Butterfield & Robinson to bring luxury active travel
Ensemble Travel Group is expanding its luxe travel options with a new partnership with Butterfield & Robinson.
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