Despite the publicity about this issue within the industry, the reality is that many future travelers will not be aware of the need to act.
Learn what all travel agencies need to know about how the proposed new laws may affect the collection and use of personal information, and how to comply with the regulations.
Agents must be sure to fully explore with their clients the insurance implications of any plan to rent a car on a trip that they are selling.
The existence of an estate plan that provides for proper handling of the business in the event of the death of the owner is an essential legal document to put in place.
In general, the answers to client questions about aircraft safety should be the same in each case. Here are suggested phrases to use.
Travel advisors should begin to think about how they will comply with the central concepts that are likely to be part of any state or federal privacy legislation.
If there is no non-disclosure agreement in place, the information you share with prospective buyers can be provided to others without limit, putting your business and privacy at risk.
It is imperative for every agency owner to find out if their business is subject to the changes in regulations, and how to comply.
The situation serves as a useful, though tragic, vehicle for reminding advisors of their responsibilities related to the safety of aircraft.
Travel advisors are in a unique position to help clients make smart decisions about their medical risk assessments, and they should to do that in any case where the signs of potential risks are present.