Topic: Running a Travel Agency

On Site Tips From AmaStella for 2019's Holiday Cruise

While the holidays are over, they'll be here again in just 11 months. Now is a good time to begin positioning a Christmas Markets cruise or holiday river sailing with clients. Travel Agent sailed on AmaStella last month and here are our gleanings and tips.

ASTA: Longer Shutdown Worse for Travel Industry

With the government shutdown reportedly causing long wait times at some airports, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has weighed in on the potential long-term impact to the travel industry. More here.
Crystal Symphony

Crystal Launches New Website

The new website has a responsive, mobile-first design, as well as a number of other new features. Here’s what guests can expect.
Carnival Paradise docked in Havana Cuba

Carnival Puts Room Service Fees "On Hold" -- For Now

After confirming last week that it would begin charging for room service (except continental breakfast), Carnival Cruise Line has put the brakes on that immediate change, saying it's taking more time to review and make adjustments. Here's the latest.