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Save on memberships, certifications & more with The Travel Institute

The Travel Institute’s 4th annual ‘Season of Savings’ promotion is in full swing, offering savings and training opportunities for travel agents.
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50% off CTC, CTIE certification with The Travel Institute

With the Travel Institute’s scholarship fund for its three flagship certification programs, Canadian agents can enroll in the Certified Travel Associate (CTA), Certified Travel Counselor (CTC), or Certified Travel Industry Executive (CTIE) programs and qualify to receive a 50% savings.
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New study shows how Independent Contractors are changing the face of the retail travel industry

Key findings from a new study called ‘The Changing Face of Travel Agents’ show a dramatic 10-year shift from travel agents working primarily as employees (71% in 2008) to working primarily as independent contractors, or ICs (62% in 2017). Not only that, but 92% of ICs and 22% of employees now say they work from home.
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The Travel Institute reveals more details about ‘Promote Your Professionalism’ month

The Travel Institute has announced details of its 3rd annual ‘Promote Your Professionalism’ program, a month-long campaign in July created to help travel professionals advance in their careers.
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Managers can enhance their skills with The Travel Institute’s new webinar program

The Travel Institute’s first-ever Leadership Learning Series kicks off on May 18, covering topics that range from igniting performance and managing people to database management and supplier negotiations.
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“100% committed to travel agents” and why the GDS booking fee was a success: Lufthansa
Lufthansa Group is moving ahead with plans for increasingly customized seating and cabins in its new 777Xs, and at the...
U.S. consumer media outlet says it has a D.R. update
U.S. consumer media outlet says it has a D.R. update
At least one report coming out of the U.S. suggests that the eight American tourist deaths in the D.R. were due to...
Marriott makes headway into all-inclusive market with Elegant acquisition
Marriott makes headway into all-inclusive market with acquisition of Elegant Hotels
Marriott International is buying Elegant Hotels Group in a cash agreement valued at US$130.1 million, further cementing...
“Live in the moment”: How PONANT differs from other cruise lines
You can argue that the one and only downside to PONANT is the fact that its in-cabin Nespresso machines aren’t...
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