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Home-based an option for smaller agencies to cut costs

Travel agencies have been hit hard by the pandemic and are having to cut costs in order to survive. One option has been to join a host agency – but it does not have to mean giving up their storefront or branding.
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On Certainty

We’ve heard it from every major company in their advertising for the last six months… “In these uncertain times…”
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Lynda Sinclair’s words of wisdom – and there were many

With more than 40 years of experience in the travel industry, Lynda Sinclair had a lot of wisdom to share.
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TTAND agents raises over $15,000 for Pencils for Kids

The Travel Agent Next Door has raised over $15,000 for a good cause just by staying fit.
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Many agents don’t want to go back to an office or call centre

When we look back on 2020 and 2021, we may well see it as the year our retail model changed for good.
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Why you should charge service fees. Yes, you should.

It’s no secret that our lives are all in turmoil these days. Travel will never be the same, so perhaps now is the time to introduce service fees – if you haven’t already.
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Can Zeina Gedeon pick her 3 fave recipes from Travel Eats with TPI?

In the early months of the pandemic, when TPI’s advisors would ‘get together’ as only people could at that time - virtually, of course - the conversation would inevitably turn to food. 
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ACTA’s ‘Independent Contractors 101’ aims to help agents thinking of going home-based

With the pandemic and its fallout, some agents are taking a close look at the retail travel industry and assessing the business model that best fits their needs. 
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Then and now: Thoughts on the COVID-19 crisis

People love to travel. Many of our agents have told us that their clients have shared with them how much this has made them appreciate that experiences matter more than ‘things’.
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A great sales tool that’s 144 years old

It’s almost impossible to imagine how we would cope with Covid-19 without the internet. How would we communicate without email, Zoom, Skype and access to online research?vWe would surely be even more isolated than we already are.
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Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings – and help get the word out
Agents react to COVID-19 insurance offerings - and help get the word out
In recent weeks major players including Air Canada, Sunwing, WestJet, ACV and Manulife have introduced travel insurance...
Transat launches COVID-19 insurance coverage through Manulife
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Transat is the latest airline and tour operator to announce new COVID-19 insurance coverage, offered through Manulife.
Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
Safe and healthy return to travel with Sunwing & Medcan
As Sunwing resumes operations over the coming months, it will tap into its new partnership with Medcan for information...
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s Toronto flights to Cuba re-start Sept. 26
ACV’s return to Cuba gets another gateway this weekend with the tour operator’s first post-pandemic flight from...
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