Education, Community, and Productivity Highlight Host Agency OASIS 2017 Agenda

22 March, 2017 Boca Raton, FL— “As we see the Host Agency Market become an increasingly dominant driver in travel distribution, particularly the leisure segment, OASIS has doubled-down on our commitment to selective membership growth and ramped up our training for people that are new to the industry,” remarked Kelly Bergin, OASIS President. In 2017 OASIS has […]


KHM Travel Group Celebrates 2016 Accomplishments at 4th Annual National Conference

Between days at sea on the Carnival Conquest, sunny days in three ports, and the Crystal Awards Ceremony, KHM Travel Group’s fourth annual Crystal Conference was an event to remember.  From January 29th—February 4th the host agency’s supplier partners, staff, agents and guests came together for an amazing week at sea. With 361 people on […]


AARC: How to Become a Travel Agent

  While the total number of store front travel agencies in the U.S. has shrunk, the number of people becoming a home-based travel agent has soared. It is not uncommon for a certified home based travel agent to earn a six figure income while working from the comfort of their home. There is a current […]


MTravel’s New MTech Academy: In-Person Technology Training for Independent Travel Professionals

As part of their recent push for more in-person training for their hosted agents, Top 5 host agency MTravel™ has launched MTech Academy, a tech-focused professional development program. The two-and-half-day live workshop will showcase MTravel’s technology solutions to streamline daily operations and strengthen marketing strategies for their independent travel professionals. Why is Technology So Important for […]


Avoya Travel Showcases Travel Agencies in Innovative Branded Video Campaign

Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies, launched its new branded video campaign to elevate the role of travel agents by putting them at the forefront of the modern vacation planning and booking process. Avoya’s investment in the videos purposefully illustrates the personal service and expertise Independent Agencies within […]


Top Tips for Travel Agents Booking Disneyland

A few weeks ago (back in my youth 😉 ), I thought I could write a comprehensive article on all things Disney. Oh, those tender naive days! After talking to a few agents, I quickly realized that would entail a book-length project and decided to break it down into 4 parts so you, dear reader, […]

Travel Agent Chatter | Zachary Russell, Zetting Travel

Travel Agent Chatter, Vol 2: Zachary Russell, Zetting Travel

Here’s our second interview from our newly minted audio series, Travel Agent Chatter. Served up on a silver platter of travel agent wisdom! Check out the entire catalog of interviews here. For the second recording, Stephanie interviewed super-motivated Zachary Russell of Zetting Travel.  Zachary Russell | Zetting Travel  Zachary is one of HAR’s all-star student of […]


GTN Agent Featured at the Wedding Savvy Summit

Gifted Travel Network (GTN) is proud to announce that GTN agent, Shannon LeBlanc of Paradise Vacation Escapes, will be featured at the Wedding Savvy Summit on March 11, 2017. The Wedding Savvy Summit is a conference for brides to learn about how to plan the perfect wedding. Shannon LeBlanc will be featured as the exclusive […]

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Travel Planners International March Partner of the Month: The Mark Travel Corporation

ORLANDO, FL — Travel Planners International, a top travel host and sales, marketing and support agency for the travel professional, has started a new program – Partner of the Month. It’s a great example of how the organization strives to bring new initiatives and events to engage preferred partners with the TPI family. March’s Partner of […]