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Avoya Infinity aims to put Avoya’s independent agents front and centre with consumers

A record number of Independent Agencies, industry leaders and supplier partners were in attendance at the 10th annual Avoya Travel conference.
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Agents respond to home-based survey with personal stories

A recent survey of home-based travel agents produced some surprising results.
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New initiatives from Carnival, CLIA make it easier to sell cruises

Few specialties can propel a home-based agent to sales success quite like cruising.
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5 tips to make roadshows work for you

Suppliers go to a lot of effort – and often a ton of expense – to get a little face time with you.
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TPI kicks off cross-country Summit in Winnipeg this week

Travel Professionals International (TPI) is hitting the open road this week for its annual cross-country TPI Summit events.
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When does a travel agent become a tour operator?

You may have become a tour operator somewhere along the line – and you will need tour operator insurance coverage, even though you are primarily a travel agent.
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More buying power, more leads: why TL Network Canada’s host agencies like the looks of the ‘new’ Vacation.com

TL Network says it is “changing the dynamics for how agents can sell travel” with its new consumer-facing Vacation website. The group says Vacation is aimed at initiating conversations with consumers who want to travel, but aren’t necessarily thinking of using a travel agent – yet. “When we brought our three agency groups together earlier […]
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Setting sail for success: incentive cruises reward top producers for TPI, TravelOnly

Networking, good times and the opportunity to celebrate the year’s successes: top-producing home-based agents from two of Canada’s best-known host agencies, TPI and TravelOnly.
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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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Sears Travel caught in the crossfire as Sears Canada Inc. files for creditor protection
Sears Travel caught in the crossfire as Sears Canada Inc. files for creditor protection
The future of one of the best-known brands in the retail travel industry – Sears Travel – is up in the air now that...
Air Canada’s new Montreal-Tel Aviv nonstop service takes flight
Air Canada’s new Montreal-Tel Aviv nonstop service takes flight
Last night marked the successful launch of Air Canada’s nonstop, seasonal Montreal service to Tel Aviv, which will...
Clients can lock in 2018 Europe trips at 2017 prices with Trafalgar
Clients can lock in 2018 Europe trips at 2017 prices with Trafalgar
For a limited time, Trafalgar is offering 2018 Britain and Europe trips at 2017 prices, making it easier for agents to...
Here’s your first peek at HAL’s newly renovated ms Westerdam
Here’s your first peek at HAL’s newly renovated ms Westerdam
New photos have been unveiled of Holland America Line’s recently renovated ms Westerdam, which emerged from a 12-day...
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