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Straight talk from someone who’s been there: Vanderheyden looks back post-acquisition

More than 30 years later former agency owner Peter Vanderheyden still remembers the sign in the window that changed the course of his career, and his life.
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Making yourself stand out

What’s the fastest, cheapest and easiest way to build your business?
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Making the most of your next fam

They are a legendary perk of our industry. In the ‘good old days’ there were limitless fams, or so it seemed, and they were free of charge. But times have changed and now a fam often represents not only a time commitment but also a financial investment.
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“Above all, let them talk”: Tips to successfully qualify clients

Let’s say you want to buy a house. You have a meeting with the real estate agent explaining in detail what you want. He smiles and nods – but makes no note of what you are saying.
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5 ways to compete with OTAs

I’ll bet you’ve seen him on TV. That grey-haired guy jumping around extolling the virtues of booking your hotel (and more) online because the selection, convenience and value simply can’t be beat. Just one more reason for potential clients to say to you “Why would I need a travel agent when I can book online?”
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Vision Travel acquires Montreal’s Voyages Cortravco

Vision Travel has increased its foothold in the Quebec market with the acquisition of Montreal-based Voyages Cortravco.
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Raising a glass to say thank you to visionaries Anevich, Roos

It was a who’s who in the travel industry at a Vision Travel reception at the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto last night as suppliers, retailers and well-wishers came out to say thank you, good luck and happy retirement to Arend Roos, wife Darlene Roos and Stephanie Anevich. 
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Marketing through Facebook, Part 2

Last month I explained how easy and how important it is to market your business through Facebook. After all, how better to reach your target audience with a minimal outlay of time and money?
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Milestone wins for 10 Vision travel agents at Virtuoso event

TORONTO — Vision Travel had 10 reasons to celebrate at Virtuoso’s Travel Week On Tour Canada. Ten team members from Vision Travel, a Direct Travel Company were recognized by Virtuoso for their achievements in professional development, engagement, reviews and more. “This is a very talented and highly-engaged group of travel advisors. We are so proud […]
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Vision Travel acquires UNIGLOBE One Travel

Vision Travel, A Direct Travel Company, has agreed to acquire UNIGLOBE One Travel, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies in Western Canada.
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Delta extends change-fee waiver, implements automatic seat blocks
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