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TravelBrands Shares The Love With Agents

Operator Offering 15% Commission In February

TravelBrands Shares The Love With Agents Clearly, TravelBrands loves travel agents. It's an easy conclusion to draw seeing that the tour company is offering it retail partners a chance to earn 15% commission on sales of a variety of its products for the whole month of February. Now that will make agents' Valentine's a little bit... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TTAND Picks A Winner

TTAND Picks A Winner The Travel Agent Next Door has announced the winner of its latest customer contest -- designed to build client engagement on social media and grow every TTAND agent’s client base. This year’s contest was promoted widely online by TTAND agents and also at consumer shows throughout 2019... more ›
Posted in Contests, News, Travel Agents

Tourism Ireland Takes The West By Storm

Tourism Ireland Takes The West By Storm Tourism Ireland is in western Canada this week, showcasing the island of Ireland to travel agents in British Columbia and Alberta. A delegation of tourism enterprises from Ireland and Canadian partners are taking part in the targeted sales mission focusing on the cities of Vancouver,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, West

Goway Celebrates 50 With Agent Incentives

Goway Celebrates 50 With Agent Incentives Goway Travel has big plans for its 50th Anniversary celebrations in 2020 and it is making sure that travel agents will be part of the festivities. Over 50 years, Goway has evolved with its globetrotters and travel industry partners to become a leader in global travel. From one office in... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Serving Up A Taste Of Louisiana

Serving Up A Taste Of Louisiana   Here's some food for thought for those who enjoy culinary tourism – there's far more to Louisiana cuisine than its best-known dish, reports Press Today's Ian Stalker. A Louisiana tourism delegation held a cooking class in Toronto Monday that had participants preparing several... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Flight Centre EVP Jupp Retiring in June

Flight Centre EVP Jupp Retiring in June Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) Americas has announced that executive vice-president of Product & Distribution, Emma Jupp, will be retiring in June after almost 25 years with the company. Jupp began her career as a travel consultant with the company in 1996 in the very first Flight... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents

TICO on Coronavirus Responsibilities

TICO on Coronavirus Responsibilities Responding to enquiries from both registrants and consumers about the Coronavirus and the Canadian government's travel advisory for the province of Hubei in China -- including the cities of Wuhan, Huanggang and Ezhou – TICO has issued an advisory to help registrants understand what their... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Growth and Expansion Tops the Itinerary for TL Network

Growth and Expansion Tops the Itinerary for TL Network Coming off a year of unprecedented growth, TL Network – now in its third year as a unified enterprise and the largest retail travel agency organization in North America – expanded into 81 countries in 2019 and anticipates further growth this year. Top officials from TL Network were in... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Travel Agents

Israel Gears Up For 2020

Israel Gears Up For 2020 Not to put too fine a point on it, but Israel is on a roll these days. In fact, Eyal Carlin, tourism commissioner for North America for the Israel Ministry of Tourism, is quick to note that the last three years have been very good for the destination overall out of North America and, more... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Meeting The Challenges

Christine James Considers 20 Years Of Change In Retail Travel

Meeting The Challenges After two decades as a leading light in the Canadian travel industry, Christine James of the Travel Leaders Network has seen some major evolutionary changes in the world of travel retailing. And she has been a significant participant in the movement of stand-alone agencies toward the umbrella... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel
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