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blank Analysis: Mexican Riviera Cruise Forecast Still Cloudy
August 23, 2010

Agents say a "perfect storm" of factors contributed to cruise lines' decisions that ships could be better utilized at higher revenue fares somewhere other than Mexico's coastline. More>>

Trend Watch: August 2, 2010
July 28, 2010 Trend Watch

The overall U.S. outbound market totaled 61.5 million travelers in 2009, down 3 percent from 2008. More>>

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July 16, 2010 Trend Watch

Want to know what the top consumer trends are when it comes to searching for travel? Research intensity has been increasing steadily, and as everyone knows, travelers are consuming more content online before booking a trip.More>>

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July 5, 2010 Trend Watch

Trans-Atlantic trips look to be more popular in 2010, according to TripAdvisor’s annual European travel survey of more than 1,200 U.S. respondents, with 60 percent planning to visit Europe in the next 12 months, up from 50 percent who did so last year.More>>

orbitz for agents Building A New Bridge Between Traditional and Online Travel Agents
June 29, 2010 Exclusive

EXCLUSIVE: Ronnie Gurion, president of Orbitz Worldwide Distribution, addresses the community about Orbitz for Agents program and the relationship between OTAs and traditional agents.More>>

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June 21, 2010 Trend Watch

Reversing three consecutive years of decline, overall customer satisfaction with airlines in North America has increased notably, with 10 of 12 airlines improving from 2009, according to J.D. Power and Associates’ 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. More>>

blank A Conversation with Matthew Upchurch
June 10, 2010 Exclusive

At cruise3sixy in Vancouver, Susan J. Young interviewed the CEO of Virtuoso to talk about his induction into the 2010 CLIA Hall of Fame as well as insight about his career and industry trends.More>>

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June 7, 2010 Trend Watch

According to the latest American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, more than half (51 percent) are planning a vacation this summer—even more so among the affluent (73 percent) and young professionals (83 percent).More>>

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May 24, 2010 Trend Watch

Travel Agent reports on a number of great locations for destination weddings and honeymoons, and how to sell them to your clients. Here are a few facts and figures you may not have known about this segment of the travel business.More>>

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May 10, 2010 Trend Watch

Travel agents can expect a more savvy and knowledgeable client base to emerge over the next 10 years, according to a recent Amadeus agent survey. More>>