Category Archives: Agents

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Survey: Want a Better Travel Experience? Use an Agent!

With the ability to research and book trips online, should travelers today use a travel agent? Agents would say they make planning a trip easy, have access to better deals,…

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of April 20

Marriott tops off its JW Marriott at the Mall of America; roofs in Canada are going red; and Westin heads to Jekyll Island (no word yet on Hyde). Here are…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of April 20

United and Delta will be decreasing service to international destinations; R2-D2 gets his own plane; and JetBlue is AppleWatch™ friendly. Here are this week’s air updates.   United Airlines announced…

chernobyl Ferris Wheel

ICYMI: Southwest knows wider is better; Ecuador punks its own people; and Cancun or Chernobyl?

You’ve had a busy week, so we compiled the most interesting, informative, funny, or downright odd travel stories you may have missed into one post!   Southwest knows wider is…

Anthem of the Seas

All Aboard: Cruise News for Week of April 13

Carnival declares Victory in Port Canaveral; Norwegian includes its Asian fare; and Royal Caribbean is all about its new Anthem. Here are this week’s cruise updates.   Carnival Cruise Line…

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of April 13

Starwood needs a 10th brand; El Dorado Maroma steals from Generations; and Jamaica gains a Sunscape. Here are this week’s property updates.    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. introduced…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of April 13

Another air traffic controller strike is coming to France; Southwest admits wider is better; and Caribbean Airlines comes with baggage (policies). Here are this week’s air travel updates.    …

The importance of social media

Why travel agents need to use social media (and how to get started)

If you think social media is only a trend among teens and twenty-somethings, you’re mistaken. For instance, did you know that in 2014, for the first time, over half of…

All Aboard: Cruise News for Week of April 6

Seven Sea Explorer will explore North America; Celebrity gives guests more choices for off-ship excursions; and river cruising levels up with new suites. Here are this week’s cruise updates.  …

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of April 6

Leonard DiCaprio goes into the hospitality business (no, you can’t stay at his house); NH Collection Eurobuilding hosts the first-ever holographic press conference; Sandals reopens its largest Jamaican resort; and…