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“There will be no slowing down”: MSC Cruises wants more home-based agent business

Home-based travel agents are an extremely important entity for us to work with.
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Avoya agents get a boost from influencer marketing

Avoya Travel says its new Avoya Infinity marketing tool “is one of the many ways we’re promoting the benefits of using a travel agent.”
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“Earning a great share of my commissions has been fantastic”: survey responses from home-based agents

A recent survey of home-based travel agents produced some very interesting results. Here is Theresa Winchester of The Travel Agent Next Door with her personal response to the survey results. SURVEY SAYS: Over 50% became home-based in last 5 years. Is this true of you? Winchester: “I’ve been a travel professional for six years now. […]
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TravelOnly University, TravelBrands debut educational partnership

Some 15 new TravelOnly Associates are starting off their travel career with a leg up on the competition after attending a new educational training program offered by TravelOnly and TravelBrands.
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Cashing in on Canada

Do you have clients who are foodies? Spa fanatics? Adventure enthusiasts? Golfers? Hikers? Multi-gen travellers? Avid cyclists? If so, you may be missing a big revenue opportunity that’s right under your nose. Canada is open for business, and there’s a huge chance to capitalize on it. This year both Trip Advisor and The New York […]
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“Our agents make more money”: newly re-branded Flight Centre Independent talks about its value proposition for new recruits

Now with 227 home-based agents, Flight Centre Independent (formerly Flight Centre Associates) is aiming for 1,000 agents in Canada by 2020.
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“My work/life balance has been better”: real-life survey responses from home-based agents

A recent survey of home-based travel agents produced some surprising results. Here is Amanda Rauh of Travel By Amanda, hosted by The Travel Agent Next Door, with her response to the survey results. SURVEY SAYS: Over 50% became home-based in last 5 years Rauh: “After the birth of my last child I didn’t want to […]
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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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Virtuoso Travel Week: U.S. hangs on to #1 spot; Calgary agent wins VAST award
Virtuoso Travel Week: U.S. is still #1; Calgary agent wins VAST award
Neither the dollar nor Trump can bump the U.S. out of top spot on Canadian traveller destination lists.
Intrepid Group’s Chimu buy follows 19% sales growth
Intrepid Group’s Chimu buy follows 19% sales growth
The Intrepid Group has made its first acquisition since its split from TUI two years ago, taking a 50% stake in polar...
India in high demand, says Contiki, after launching new 2018 Asia program
India in high demand, says Contiki, after launching new 2018 Asia program
Contiki’s 2018 Asia program keeps getting bigger and better, with the launch of a new 10-day ‘In-Depth...
Snap a pic for a chance to win two tix to the U.S. with Collette
Snap a pic for a chance to win two tix to the U.S. with Collette
Travel agents can test out their photography skills with Collette’s newly launched photo contest, which runs from now...
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