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celebration travel All About Celebration Travel
May 5, 2014

According to MMGY Global’s 2013 Portrait of American Travelers, nearly two-thirds of leisure travelers took a vacation to celebrate a life event or another celebration vacation during the past 12 months. Travel Agent reached out to a number of agents with expertise in this area to get their take...More>>

Ships are starting to use shore power to reduce fuel consumption and air emissions. How the Cruise Industry Is Delivering on Sustainability
April 23, 2014

Here’s an update on the cruise industry’s environmental strategies.More>>

beach footprint Travel Impressions, Beaches Team on Agent Incentives
April 22, 2014

Agents can still take advantage of Travel Impressions’ Beaches Resorts incentiveMore>>

handshake TRAVELSAVERS Worldwide Independent Network Expands in the U.K.
April 11, 2014

TRAVELSAVERS' Worldwide Independent Network has expanded within the United Kingdom with the addition of Corporate Travel International (CTI).More>>

celebrity silhouette Avoya Travel Sets Sail on Celebrity Silhouette for Annual Conference
April 7, 2014

Avoya Travel's annual conference headed out to sea Saturday on Celebrity Silhouette. Independent agencies affiliated with Avoya are hearing from cruise executives, participating in supplier roundtables, workshop tracks and networking events. More>>

graph Avoya Travel Had Its Best Year Ever in 2013 With Sales up 30 Percent From 2012
April 3, 2014

It was a banner year for Avoya Travel in 2013, which reported sales up 30 percent from 2012 levels. Avoya, an American Express Travel representative, also reported that 2013 was the best year in company history. More>>

washington dc ASTA Seeks to Overturn Hazardous Materials Passenger Notification Rule
April 3, 2014

ASTA is seeking to overturn the "Hazardous Materials Passenger Notification Rule." The agency organization estimates the regulations will cost the travel agency industry $58 million in 2015 alone. More>>

Barry Liben, CEO, Travel Leaders Group;  J.D. O’Hara, president, Tzell Travel Group; Tina Rose, managing director, Travel Leader Travel Leaders Group Combines Protravel International UK and Tzell UK into Travel Leaders UK
April 1, 2014

Travel Leaders Group has established Travel Leaders UK with a new headquarters in London’s Covent Gardens area. The new entity is a combination of two of the company’s largest United Kingdom (UK) businesses – Protravel International UK and Tzell UK. More>>

keyboard ASTA Provides Members With Webinar Series on U.S. Traveler Study Results
March 31, 2014

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has debuted a four-part webinar series based on data from the "Value of Travel Agents," ASTA’s new consumer study sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and conducted by MMGY Global.More>>

newspaper Several Travel Agents in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA, Have Survived, Evolved and Thrived
March 24, 2014

John Madden started his Pennsylvania travel agency in the era of airline distribution and "order taking." But he and several other Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area agents have survived the ups and downs of an Internet world by offering creative products and changing with the times. More>>