OASIS AGENT Platinum Program Applauded by Early Adopters

      New initiative for most productive agents/agencies January 16, 2017, Boca Raton, FL …Host Agency OASISAgent members who are among the first participants in the new “Platinum” membership category are singing the program’s praises according to Kelly Bergin, OASISAgent president and member of the PATH Board of Directors and CLIA Advisory Board. “We […]

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Travel Agency Business Structures: How to Choose

  Let me be brutally honest: there’s no black and white answer to the question of which travel agency business structures are best. Really, the best person for you to chat with on this is your tax person/attorney. But … while you’re waiting for them to call back (cue elevator muzak), I’ve got some pretty […]

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Do You Need a Travel Agent License?

There’s a lot of things to think about when you’re starting up your travel agency—a name, a niche, how to find clients. One day, it dawns on you,  Do you need a travel agent license? Is there even such a thing as a travel agent license? How do you get one? So you turned to […]


2016 Top Ten Article Countdown!

Sayonara, 2016 . . . you’re gone but not forgotten! It’s been a big year on the site, and it’s our tradition to post the 10 of the year (because we like to dork out on stuff like that). You’ll see there are a ton of repeat articles from previous years, so before we launch […]

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Travel Planners International Introduces ‘Partner of the Month’ Program

ORLANDO, FL – Travel Planners International, a top sales, marketing and support agency for the travel professional, has launched a new program for 2017 – Partner of the Month (POM). The all-new initiative is designed to highlight one preferred supplier partner each month. POM is a perfect example of how Travel Planners International strives to […]


How to Launch a Home Based Travel Business for Under $600

  How to Launch a Home Based Travel Business for Under $600 By Emily Peters Contributing Writer Montrose Travel Launching a travel business is more affordable than you might think. The travel industry is especially unique with the existence of host agencies, who provide the core pieces you need to become self-employed. With the perfect […]


How to Stop Making Excuses and Finally Start Your Travel Business

By Emily Peters Contributing Writer Montrose Travel The holidays are a frenzied time. Many of us are neck-deep in gift-buying, meal-planning, volunteering, hosting—the list goes on. It’s an easy time of the year to avoid tasks that are begging for your attention. Yet January holds a magic of its own: it’s the month of resolutions, […]


KHM Travel Looks Forward to the 2017 Crystal Conference & Awards Cruise

As the saying goes, “It’s not where you are, but who you are with that really matters.” That quote is especially true of hosted travel agents! The relationship a travel agent has with their host agency is among the most important relationship to develop during the life of their business. Re-establishing that connection between agent […]


Hosted Travel Agent Service Fees Rundown [+Infographic]

When it comes to a travel agent service fees, it was tough for us to find current information—especially info specific to hosted agents! Our questions kept multiplying like gremlins in water, spawning other questions like, How many agents charge service fees? What do they charge for and how much? How do hosted agents compare with […]