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Travel Agents

Hotels

Agents Don’t Book Hotels That Play Games With Room Rates Says Study

Hotels have long placed lower rates on channels more advantageous to driving revenue. That some travel agents are finally wising up to the lack of rate parity is unlikely to change that.

Agents Don’t Book Hotels That Play Games With Room Rates Says Study

Travel Agents

Here’s the First Travel Agency to Operate Only on Messaging App Viber

The travel agency of the future will combine the knowledge of experienced travel agents with the ease of online booking.

Here’s the First Travel Agency to Operate Only on Messaging App Viber

Travel Agents

Business Travelers Began Returning to First Class in 2015

It's no surprise that business travelers want a premium experience while on the road, and it looks like more companies are splurging on pricy flights and hotels.

Business Travelers Began Returning to First Class in 2015

Business Travel

5 Charts Showing What U.S. Travel Agents Think About 2015 Bookings

U.S. travel agents have seen fewer changes this year with international destination bookings compared to domestic bookings with New York City holding the top spot that Orlando or Las Vegas usually claims.

5 Charts Showing What U.S. Travel Agents Think About 2015 Bookings

Luxury

What Travel Agents Say Leisure Travelers Want Right Now

Travel agencies are actively seeking to become more relevant to travelers looking for more complex and diverse vacations.

What Travel Agents Say Leisure Travelers Want Right Now

Travel Agents

Shakeup at Top U.S. Travel Agency as Travel Leaders Group CEO Steps Aside

It will be interesting to see what Ninan Chacko's marketing experience brings to Travel Leaders Group.

Shakeup at Top U.S. Travel Agency as Travel Leaders Group CEO Steps Aside

Tour Operators

Travel + Leisure Joins Ranks of Publications Selling Readers Branded Vacations

The line between editorial and advertising is blurring for many travel publications. Branded vacations are just the next step in making more money by riding this line.

Travel + Leisure Joins Ranks of Publications Selling Readers Branded Vacations

Airlines

Airlines Are Looking to Make Amends With Travel Agents

Now that airlines are making money again, they're fighting for business from corporate travel agents.

Airlines Are Looking to Make Amends With Travel Agents

Travel Agents

Sharing Economy Opens New Possibilities for Business Travel

As sharing economy services provide stronger data tools to corporate agencies, the role of Uber and Airbnb will expand in corporate travel policies.

Sharing Economy Opens New Possibilities for Business Travel

Media and PR

Marriott Removes Ad Making Fun of Travel Agents

Another salvo launched in the battle to increase direct hotel bookings. Two of three videos in the series are still online, though.

Marriott Removes Ad Making Fun of Travel Agents