Travel agencies

In-store travel agency closures are on the rise

Covid-19 has accelerated the digitalization of the travel agent model, creating more store closures as in-store travel agencies switch their operations online. It is a means of general survival but a necessary adaptation according to the evolution of consumer preferences. Only 17% of people surveyed globally in GlobalData’s Third Quarter 2019 Consumer Survey said they […]

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Are Ontario travel agencies eligible for one-time grants worth $ 10,000 to $ 20,000 with the 2021 Ontario Budget? We hope so

The wording reads: “Examples of eligible businesses include: hotels, motels, travel agencies, amusement and water parks, hunting and fishing camps, and recreation and vacation camps.” . He adds: “Details of the application, including a full list of eligible companies, will be available soon.” He also notes that small businesses that have received the Ontario Small […]

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Luxury travel agencies merge | Long Island Business News

Two luxury travel agencies have joined forces to better serve the national and international market. # 1 Travel Inc. and Power Travel Inc. have merged to create # 1 Power Travel based on Plainview. Beverly Markman and Matilde Broder, the firm’s co-chairs, say they are combining their lists of contacts and relationships around the world […]

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Vietnam among the world’s least sustainable travel destinations: Euromonitor

Vietnam joined Morocco, Mauritius, India and Pakistan in the bottom five of the ranking established by the British market research firm Euromonitor. The country was far behind all of its Southeast Asian neighbors like Laos (51), Myanmar (59), Cambodia (74), Thailand (76) and Malaysia (85). Indonesia took 92nd place, followed by Singapore and the Philippines. […]

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Why Las Vegas tops the list of top business travel destinations for 2021

A strong majority of business travelers (74%) are confident that Las Vegas will be ready to safely host conferences, conventions and trade shows, during the second half of 2021 review, according to a recent survey commissioned by the Las Vegas Convention. and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). More than half (58%) of business travelers said they were […]

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Amarillo travel agencies see first signs of rebound

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Amarillo travel agencies see signs of a rebound after what some travel agents describe as the worst year on record. “Last year most of us ended up working for free,” said Melissa DeFever, travel consultant at Honey Bee Travel Agency. Many people are actively planning their next big trip and, according […]

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US travel agencies and tour operators envision a loss of half a billion dollars

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to leave US travel agencies and tour operators with a loss of half a billion dollars from 2019, according to data compiled by Italian investment firm Finaria.it. The company said U.S. agencies and tour operators are expected to generate $ 63.5 billion in revenue for 2021, a healthy figure but […]

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Vrbo Unveils 10 Emerging Travel Destinations For 2021: See Full List

If you finally dream of taking a safe vacation once spring and summer have arrived, it can’t hurt to start looking for possible destinations. The online vacation rental marketplace Vrbo has released its list of the top 10 emerging travel destinations for the new year. Vrbo said in a statement that its travel data shows […]

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Business travel agencies can get a welcome boost from transport and energy companies

The launch of a bespoke travel booking platform for ship crews says a lot about where a quick recovery lies. UK Business Travel Startup TapTrip developed Vessul, a business travel and expense report tool designed specifically for the maritime industry. For example, it can help crews arrive on ships on time, with unique features, including […]