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TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R.

TTAND Agents Lend A Hand In The D.R. Conference business took a more altruistic turn in Punta Cana this week, as members of The Travel Agent Next Door collective pooled their resources and physical work skills to lend a hand at two public schools in the Dominican Republic. About 140 TTAND member agents came to the Majestic... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

It’s A Wrap

TravelBrands Concludes Its Third Annual Agent Appreciation Events

It’s A Wrap Well, it's a wrap as the saying goes. TravelBrands completed its series of cross-Canada, interactive events across Canada that showcased its unique and new offerings. The events were held in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Frank DeMarinis, president & CEO,... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Events, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

TTAND Is On A Mission

Group Gathers In Punta Cana For Annual Conference

TTAND Is On A Mission Some 140 travel agents from the The Travel Agent Next Door collective have descended on Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, to take part in the group's fourth annual educational conference, reports Press Today's Ted Davis, who's at the event. Dubbed “On A Mission,” it has already... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, On The Road Again, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Making History With Virtuoso

Making History With Virtuoso Virtuoso hosted its 2018 Symposium in the Netherlands recently, welcoming 591 of the industry'’s top executives for discussions on trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of travel, as well as a host of networking opportunities. Virtuoso Symposium is a high-level business meeting... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

Allianz Global Assistance Is All About Agents

Making It A Priority To Help Its Partners Grow Their Business

Allianz Global Assistance Is All About Agents One of the first things that travel agents need to know about Allianz Global Assistance is that the company is committed to taking care of its partners and their customers, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. “There are two main... more ›
Posted in Insurance, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Flight Centre Celebrates 10 Years Strong

Flight Centre Celebrates 10 Years Strong Flight Centre Independent agents from nearly every province will again convene in Toronto on April 13 and April 14 for FCI’s Annual Cross-Canada Meetup – an event designed to bring agents together to network with each other and industry partners as well as involve agents in the... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Check Out Sandals’ April Webinars

Check Out Sandals’ April Webinars As part of its weekly webinar series hosted by resort management teams, Sandals Resorts has unveiled the upcoming schedule for April. Created exclusively for travel agents, the virtual sessions take place for 30 minutes every Friday afternoon and provide useful, up-to-the-minute information... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Absolutely Priceless

Trafalgar Committed To Taking Care Of Agents

Absolutely Priceless Trafalgar president Wolf Paunic flatly states this country's travel agent community should be confident that they'll always have a loyal ally in the company that he oversees, reports Ian Stalker in this week's Travel Courier cover story. And Paunic said that any agents who may be skeptical... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Nevada Mission Comes To Vancouver

Nevada Mission Comes To Vancouver Travel Nevada is calling on all Vancouver-based travel retailers to come see what is new and exciting in Nevada. With 10 partners participating, Travel Nevada promises to take agents on a statewide journey from neon to nature. Some of the partners will include Reno-Tahoe, the Las Vegas... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

TTAND, TravelBrands Making Magic

TTAND, TravelBrands Making Magic The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) has a long-term preferred partnership with TravelBrands and in particular, there is a special focus on growing sales with Disney Destinations. Flemming Friisdahl, founder of The Travel Agent Next Door, observed: “Our partnership with TravelBrands is an... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents
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