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All posts by Kathryn Folliott

Kathryn is Editor at Travelweek and has worked for the company since 1995. She has travelled to more than 50 countries and counts Hong Kong, Jerusalem, the Swiss Alps and the Galapagos Islands among her favourite destinations.

Agents with Nexion, TTAND, Vision share their strategies for client budget roadblocks

Even before all the January credit card bills, 51% of Canadians said they weren’t planning a winter vacation for 2019-2020, and 66% blamed a lack of budget. So what’s a travel agent to do?
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Overcoming travel budget concerns: 3 agents share their go-to strategies

Even before all the January credit card bills, 51% of Canadians said they weren’t planning a winter vacation for 2019-2020, and 66% blamed a lack of budget. So what’s a travel agent to do?
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In this ‘Exponential Era’ of digital noise, the world needs travel agents more than ever

Back in the mid-1990s more than a few people brushed off the Internet as ‘just a fad’.
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Who would have thought, heading into 2020, that storefronts would be having a moment

No one’s calling it the resurgence of the storefront - yet. In the travel industry, the migration to digital-everything is still in full swing, plus more agents than ever are going home-based.
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Ever-practical agents ask how NDC will impact booking process & pricing

Who would have thought that a complex and at times controversial topic like NDC could be linked to pizza.
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Destination weddings: Always in style, and one of travel’s most lucrative markets

Staying on top of wedding trends has become almost as big of an industry as weddings themselves.
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TRVL.com’s founder says he wants to put the power of OTAs in the hands of agents

TRVL.com founder Jochem Wijnands says he has come full circle, completely overhauling his at-times controversial B2C travel booking site into a B2B platform that’s strictly for travel agents only, and free to join.
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With positive growth year-to-date Jamaica’s ready for winter 2019-2020

Growth from the Canadian market to that long-time favourite Caribbean destination, Jamaica, is on the plus side year-to-date and that has the Jamaica Tourist Board feeling buoyant as the calendar turns to winter 2019/20.
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5Continents billed as “the link between the travel trade and the world’s best inbounds”

If the name David Boigné rings a bell, it’s because he’s worked with some of the biggest brands in the travel industry, including Jonview Canada, Exotik and Boomerang Tours, Intair and TravelBrands.
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“They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents on ACTA partnership

The original announcement about ACTA’s new Consortium Partnership with Virtuoso was a complete bungle, and a misunderstanding that the deal was ‘exclusive’ (it wasn’t) initially drew howls of outrage.
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