Intrepid urges agents to take the pledge against elephant riding
Our friends over at Intrepid celebrated World Elephant Day by shedding light on the cruel practices behind elephant riding.
ATTN AGENTS: Fancy going on the trip of a lifetime courtesy of Contiki?
Excuse us while we spend the rest of our day preparing our best travel agent disguise so we can enter too! Wish us luck.
Helloworld boosts Learning & Development opportunities for agents
We’ve also been working on our learning and development, but sadly our boss doesn’t consider scrolling through the travel inspo tag on Instagram educational.
Research: Aussies’ trust in travel agents is increasing!
Hate to state the obvious, but an overwhelming majority of Aussies are now placing their trust in travel agents!
“Aussies want the security of a travel agent” Wendy Wu’s Tamba Lebbie talks agent relations
by Ali Coulton
We chatted with Lebbie about all things Wendy Wu and why China is so hot right now. We also had a few wines with him so please excuse any typos and excessive talk of dancing.
ATTN Agents: Here’s why you should make social media your BFF
by Sara Axelrod
Sara Axelrod, COO of Local Measure, on how agents and hoteliers can harness the power of social media. Sadly, gifs and memes did not get a mention.
“The human touch has gone”: Experienced agent says airlines are no longer worth it
In this opinion piece, published anonymously, an experienced travel agent argues that dealing with airlines has become impersonal and unrewarding.
ATTN AGENTS: increase your commissions with this growing destination
If you want a nice little boost to your commissions, you’re going to want to know about this growing trend.
“Reports of our death have been greatly exaggerated” Travellers Choice MD on agents
by Ali Coulton
Think brick and mortar agents are on the decline? Boy have we got news for you.
ATTN AGENTS: Win VIP tickets to Splendour in the Grass 2018
That’s right, guys, Contiki is giving you the chance to get your hands on the sold-out tickets! Ummm can we come too???
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