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Hate admin work? Go home-based!

A lot of agents will tell you that the part they like the least about their job is all of the admin work that comes with it. This admin work gets in the way of dealing with clients and actually selling travel. The results of a recent nationwide survey of home-based agents reveals that they […]
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Industry-first collaboration for Avoya Travel, CLIA

As part of a new partnership between CLIA and host agency Avoya Travel, CLIA will serve as the preferred professional development and introductory travel education provider for new-to-travel professionals opening an Independent Agency in the Avoya Travel Network.
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Flight Centre Independent launches brand new fully bookable website for non-GDS agents

Undaunted by the brisk icy weather, many of Flight Centre Independent’s best and brightest gathered in Toronto this past weekend for FCI’s Annual Cross-Canada Meetup.
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Flight Centre Independent to celebrate 10th anniversary at next week’s annual Meetup

It’ll be a meeting of the minds next week in Toronto, when Flight Centre Independent Agents from nearly every province convene for FCI’s Annual Cross-Canada Meetup.
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$80 million in sales and profit sharing on the way for The Travel Agent Next Door

What’s The Travel Agent Next Door difference? “We are not doing many things that other host agencies could not do. We just do them all,” says Flemming Friisdahl, Founder, The Travel Agent Next Door in this edition of Friday 5.
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TPI’s fundraising grants wish – and two more

TPI has raised $24,405 to help The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.
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The rewards of Spring E-Cleaning

‘Spring cleaning’ takes on a whole new meaning when it’s 2018 and you work from home. But it can be just as rewarding and worthwhile as it was in our grandmothers’ time!
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Go home-based and get a bigger share of your commission: survey

A recent nationwide survey of home based agents shows that the majority of home-based agents are earning more than they did working in a bricks-and-mortar agency.
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Agencia Global’s online booking platform “was built with home-based agents in mind”

Most suppliers develop their agent booking tools for bricks-and-mortar travel agencies, and then make any necessary tweaks for the home-based market further down the road. Not Agencia Global.
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Travel Edge’s new Mentoring Program benefits both Mentors and Mentees

Luxury travel experts Travel Edge has launched a new Mentoring Program designed to connect new-to-industry advisors with seasoned professionals.
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Air Canada to launch new routes out of Montreal to two Ontario cities
Air Canada to launch new service from Montreal to London & Windsor, Ontario
Air Canada will be expanding service out of Montreal with new domestic regional nonstop service starting July 2, 2018.
Caesars Entertainment takes on Mexico with new Los Cabos resort
Caesars Entertainment takes on Mexico with new Los Cabos resort
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, best known for its gambling resorts in Vegas and Atlantic City, is making good on...
All-inclusive pioneer Club Med now going all-in with Groups business
All-inclusive pioneer Club Med now going all-in with Groups business
In seven years Club Med’s Groups business has tripled out of the Canadian market.
Mexico Tourist Board has the latest on Cancun beach incident
Mexico Tourist Board has the latest on Cancun beach incident
The Mexico Tourism Board is working to reassure travellers and its industry partners that Cancun and all tourist...
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