Pandemic could push consumers to use agents over OTAs, says Barry Mayo
by Ali Coulton
The TravelManagers chairman has also predicted more bricks-and-mortar agents will make the switch to a home-based model, given the risk of further lockdowns.
New collective turns agent influencers into destination marketing gurus
A group of influential travel agents have banded together to create a social marketing network for the post-pandemic travel industry.
G Adventures extends suspension of trips, launches another agent challenge
Although international travel is still off the table for the immediate future, G Adventures is keeping agents busy with the launch of a new challenge.
Celebrity’s sales team release heartfelt video for National Travel Agent Day
In case you forgot or were unaware, it’s National Travel Agent Day today! So, get ready to feel all warm and fuzzy from watching this video by the team at Celebrity.
Agent Wrap: MTA brand ambassador marks 10 years, Travel Counsellors ranked #1 + MORE
While this week’s Agent Wrap is a little short on content, it still packs a punch, so we’re calling it our fun-sized edition.
AFTA backs Tourism Australia’s new specialist program for agents
With all the negative press attention surrounding AFTA last week, this new training program is a welcome distraction for the industry body.
“What if it’s the loo paper saga all over again?” Virtuoso advisor pens passionate plea to consumers
Sonia Jones, a Virtuoso travel advisor and owner of Sonia Jones Travel, has penned a clever piece to help the public understand the situation from a travel agent’s point of view.
AFTA urges governments to “forget the road to recovery, we need to be on the runway”
With interstate travel in Australia unlikely to return for another few weeks, one of the industry’s peak bodies is getting impatient.
Groceries up for grabs as Brand USA launches ‘One Badge Wonder’ incentive
Keen to add to your hoard of dunny rolls? This new incentive could make your toilet paper tower even higher.
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