5 Ways to Make Your Travel Conference Count

It’s peak season for travel industry trade shows and conferences. If you’re a home-based agent missing the human touch, or a retail agent digging around for fresh ideas beyond your storefront, can be a short vacation from the isolation of working alone. If you’re a retail agent, conferences can be a goldmine of fresh business […]


Andavo Travel Introduces Social Media Service for Advisors

Compass offers personalized social media posts on behalf of advisors. Andavo Travel is introducing Compass, a fee-based custom social media service that brings new capabilities to its independent contractors. “Compass is a complete solution for travel advisors who know they should be participating in the world of social media, but don’t know how to begin, […]

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What to Ask a Host Agency Before You Join

    Using a host agency to start your own travel agency is one of the most sound business moves you can make. That said, actually finding (and choosing!) the perfect partner can be exhausting. Here’s the good news: MTravel can help! We’ve been in business for 60 years and have hosted independent travel professionals […]


Host Agency OASIS Celebrates Top Producers Aboard AMA Prima Tulip Time Sailing

17 April, 2017 Boca Raton, FL.— Host Agency OASIS, and AMA WATERWAYS, recognized top producing OASIS Travel Agents aboard a roundtrip Amsterdam/Amsterdam AMA Prima “Tulip Time” cruise earlier this month. Gary Murphy, VP of Sales and Co-Owner of AmaWaterways remarked, “We are so pleased to be the host of the 2017 OASIS Top Producers Cruise. […]


Disney World Tips and Tricks: Travel Agents Tell All

When it comes to Disney vacations, booking Disney World requires Jedi-level travel planning for travel agents. Booking Disneyland may have some flexibility, but it ain’t so with Disney World. Booking a magical Disney World trip requires serious focus. But you’re in luck, because a few Yoda-level travel agents have shared their Disney World wisdom, which […]


The Travel Agent’s Guide to HAR’s Disney World Planning & Booking Cheatsheet

Congratulations, Disney Agent! You have struck gold. What we’ve put together here is a Disney World Planning & Booking Cheatsheet to help you plan and book Disney World magic for your clients. As with most things HAR, it got a little bigger than I thought it would be so I wanted to chat a little […]

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Travel Planners International April Partner of the Month: Carnival Cruise Line

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. Carnival Corporation & plc […]


Take Time to Invest in Yourself

By Jackie Friedman, Nexion President  Nexion offers educational events for every facet of its membership – from new to experienced, leisure to corporate. I’m often asked, “Which event is right for me, and which ones should I attend?” And with the start of spring – and the kickoff of industry and trade show season – […]


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 […]