ASTA will kick off its Advocacy Awareness Day, a crucial day that all U.S. travel advisors, on Wednesday.
The deal creates one of the biggest mid-market corporate travel companies in the world, with a combined CY19 global TTV of $7.6 billion.
Windstar Cruises on Friday announced that longtime cruise industry veteran Christopher Prelog will take over as president of the Seattle-based cruise line.
Duffy also provided an update on the highly-anticipated Carnival Mardi Gras.
Starting on Oct. 1, citizens and residents of Mexico and Jamaica, along with California and Ohio, will be able to visit the nation.
“The extension of CEWS is great news for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially Canada’s hardest hit industries such as Travel Agencies.”
While paper tickets haven’t been common for agents for a number of years, the news means that ARC will no longer make paper tickets available on bookings, marking the official end to that practice.
As part of ALG’s Virtual Ascend Conference this week, executives also addressed hold times, commission policies, and more.
The news could mark the start of a turning point for the travel industry.
The event, called Fiercely Forward, brought 60 advisors, along with some supplier representatives, to the Sheraton in Maitland, Florida.