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blank Cruise Planners’ Sales Soar, Agents Get New Tools, Group Seeks “Domination”
November 17, 2014

Cruise Planners kicked off its annual conference in Atlantic City, NJ, on Thursday, with more than 500 franchises represented. The franchise cruise selling group had a 26 percent increase in sales this year, rolled out new tools for agents, and stressed that "We're in It to Win It."More>>

blank CruiseOne & Cruises Inc. Reveals Agency and Franchise of the Year Winners
November 13, 2014

What agents were honored for being Cruises Inc.'s "Agency of the Year" and CruiseOne's "Franchise of the Year" awards? The winners were announced this week during the two trade groups' annual conference onboard Regal Princess. More>>

blank CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. Conference Unfolds on Regal Princess
November 12, 2014

More than 900 agents, agency owners, World Travel Holdings corporate employees and travel partners are attending the annual CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. conference onboard the new Regal Princess this week. More>>

travel agent Protravel Introduces “Human App”
October 28, 2014

Protravel says its "ingenious and impeccably stylish Human App is already providing critical care to travelers at the times they need it most: when the unexpected in travel occurs."More>>

ruthanne terrero Column: How Do You Look?
October 6, 2014

When was the last time you looked at how your business is presenting itself to the public? Maybe it's time for a fall cleaning. More>>

Terrie Hansen, Virtuoso’s VP-marketing, moderates a panel with travel advisors Jim Bendt, Stephanie Anevich and Jay Johnson. Virtuoso Panel: What Makes a Good Advisor?
September 1, 2014

Panelists at Virtuoso Travel Week discuss the qualities that a travel agency manager looks for in candidates while hiring.More>>

blank Protravel & Tzell Launch NEXT to Recruit and Retain Young Advisors
July 31, 2014

Protravel International and Tzell Travel Group launched NEXT, a new initiative to help recruit, re-educate and retain young travel professionals. Training sessions begin this fall. More>>

debbie fiorino CruiseOne Opens Its 900th Franchise Location
July 24, 2014

CruiseOne said it's opened its 900th franchise agency. Here's a look inside the company's recent growth. More>>

blank Patrick Fragale Selected as Protravel’s New President
July 16, 2014

Travel industry veteran Patrick Fragale, former president and COO of Direct Travel, is Protravel International's new president. He'll report to CEO Barry Liben. Protravel's founder and long-time leader, Priscilla Alexander, recently retired from the agency, which has $870 million in annual sales. More>>

jeff drew Travel Industry Veteran Jeff Drew Talks Retirement and Life Afloat
May 19, 2014

Last month, Jeff Drew retired as senior vice president of sales, American Queen Steamboat Company. A former Maritz travel agent and Oceania Cruises executive, he chatted with Travel Agent about his retirement plans, top sales tips for agents, the untold story about both ocean and river cruising and...More>>