Fraud Prevention Resources for Travel Agents

Howdy travel agent fraud busters! You may have noticed that we’ve been a little fraud happy these last few months with articles, a webinar, and yet another article. But we figure it’s better safe than sorry when it comes to oodles of moolah you can save your agency by preventing fraud. This resource list is […]


Top 3 Tips To Maximize Wave Season Sales

If you haven’t started Wave Season preparation already, don’t worry, it’s not too late…yet! Avoya’s got your back with a few tips from million-dollar Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network™ that will help you get ready for Wave and maximize sales for the year ahead. #1 Know The Promotions Wave brings a major increase in […]

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How I Transformed my Travel Business with the Group Business Mastermind Program Powered by Gifted Travel Network

By Carol McKee Are you looking to make your business more profitable by selling groups? Do you want to have a group business but not sure where to start? Do groups intimidate you and you think it’s “easier” to do FIT travel? Here are three key pieces of wisdom gathered from participating in Gifted Travel […]


What is New Distribution Capability? An NDC Primer for Travel Agents

New Distribution Capability—henceforth and forever known as NDC—has been a buzzword as of late in the travel industry . . . and that buzz is getting louder. So if you haven’t heard it yet, you will soon. How about now? But let me be real: NDC is really freaking confusing. Even after digging into the […]


Thinking Like a Travel Agency Fraud-Buster, 2017

This is part 2 of a 2-part series! (In case you missed it, check out part 1: Role Reversal: Thinking Like a Travel Agency Fraudster) It’s fine and dandy now that you’re an expert on identifying potential fraud, but what’s next? For part II of this series, we’re going to look at strategies for how […]


Travel Agent Chatter Vol. 4: Jennifer Doncsecz, VIP Vacations

Like the show? Help spread the word by leaving a review: iTunes, Stitchr, or Google Play.  Here’s our fourth interview from our 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 our most recent podcast, Stephanie interviewed the travel agent sage and branding […]


Make 2018 Your Greatest Success Yet: Get Ready For Wave Season!

What Is Wave Season And Why Should I Care? Let’s start here. Wave Season, or simply ‘Wave’, is a three-month period between January and March when travelers begin planning and booking vacations for the year, and even beyond – most being cruise vacations. Now…why should you care about Wave? Well, as a travel professional you […]


MTravel Unveils 2018 “Rise Above” Conference Destination

Story: Are you ready for Hotlanta? Coming off their largest Annual Educational Conference to date, top 5 host agency MTravel has unveiled Atlanta, Georgia as its 2018 “Rise Above” conference destination. Taking place October 18–22, 2018, this will be MTravel’s first foray into the area known for its nightlife, soul food and southern hospitality. Why Georgia? […]


Free DIY Marketing Tools for Travel Agents

I’m gonna take a stab in the dark and say your specialty is selling travel, not graphic design. I’m also going to guess you aren’t a millionaire so you need to watch your travel agency’s budget So what’s an agency owner to do when they aren’t great at designing things and they’re on a tight […]