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Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel President’s Club Members Announced

Santa Barbara, CA—March 1, 2017: Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel announces its prestigious President’s Club Member awards for 2016. Achieving this coveted award are:   Antonio D’Agostino (Phoenix, AZ), Craig Buck (San Diego, CA),Stephanie Buentiempo (Santa Maria, CA), John Clifford (San Diego, CA), Kelly Daoud (Palm Springs, CA), Bob Drinkhouse(Phoenix, AZ), Karen Ensign (Carpentaria, CA), Liz Georjon […]


Guide to Estimated Quarterly Taxes

The Beginner’s Guide to Navigating & Paying Estimated Taxes

When I first started my business, I found estimated taxes to be hard to wrap my head around. It was something completely new to me. Well, that’s actually putting it (really) nicely. Here’s the not-so-pretty truth: I was confused out of my mind and—having been a person that had always received a refund on my taxes—I […]


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MTravel’s Gets Live and In-Person with New Travel Professionals With “Jump Start LIVE!” Training

Years ago, MTravel™ put live web training for independent travel professionals on the map with its award-winning Jump Start Series. Designed for beginners in the travel industry, the 9-part series takes agents by the hand and leads them step-by-step through the process of setting up their new travel business. Fast-forward to 2017 and the online […]


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Travel Industry Lawyer List & Free Legal Docs for Agencies

One of my favorite things about running this site is hearing from readers. Since I’m not on the front line anymore, I rely on my interactions with readers—among other things—to help me understand where there is a lack of information online for travel agents. It helps me find my article topics. This week, three emails […]


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Travel Planners International Receives Top Awards from Cruise Lines for 2016

  ORLANDO, FL – Travel Planners International, a top travel host and sales, marketing and support agency for the travel professional, won five awards for 2016 from Carnival, MSC Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Norwegian Cruise Line. Travel Planners International has made improvements to our branding, in our messaging inside and outside the […]


Best Disney Travel Agents Share Booking Secrets

The Best Disney Travel Agents Share Their Booking Secrets

Disney World is the size of San Francisco. Disneyland accommodated 18.28 capital-M million visitors in 2015.1 It’s no wonder that travelers search high and low for the best Disney travel agents to help plan and book their Disney vacations! HAR had some incredibly smart and resourceful travel agents share golden nuggets (more like a goldmine) of wisdom for […]


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OASIS Agent Parent Company named Royal Caribbean International’s Southeast Partner of the Year

February 2016, 2017, Boca Raton, FL – Palm Coast Travel, parent company of Host Agency OASIS Agent has been recognized as “Southeast Partner of the Year – 2016” by Royal Caribbean International.                                 Vicki L. Freed, CTC, Royal Caribbean’s Senior Vice President, Sales and Trade Support & Service commented: “Congratulations to Palm Coast Travel on […]


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Your Travel Center’s Recommended Reading

Staying Informed and Not Overwhelmed the Your Travel Center Way   INFORMATION OVERLOAD! That is what I think every time I open Outlook and see the countless industry related emails that arrive on a daily basis. Add to that the material that comes to my “real” mailbox, via Facebook, twitter feeds and/or the next new media source […]


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Avoya Travel Voted Best Host Agency And Best Host Agency Website

by Avoya Travel on January 31, 2017 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – January 31, 2017 – Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies, has been named Best Host Agency for the third consecutive year with travAlliancemedia’s 2017 Gold Travvy Award. Avoya also received the Gold Travvy for Best Host Agency […]