Articles tagged “travel agent”

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What Travel Agents Need to Do to Capture and Keep Millennial Attention 

What Travel Agents Need to Do to Capture and Keep Millennial Attention 

Signature Travel Network + Skift

Millennials are often perceived as being totally closed off to the idea of travel agents. However, if the right message is put out there in the right way, these younger travelers are apt to sign on with a travel agent to help them plan the unique, memorable experiences they crave.

1 year ago

Why the Future Isn’t All Bad for the Right Kind of Travel Agents

Why the Future Isn’t All Bad for the Right Kind of Travel Agents

Dave Montali, Skift

There are fewer generalist jobs right now, but there's a demand from consumers for specialized knowledge in the field.

3 years ago

Travel Agents Continue to See Dip in Paris Travel After Attacks

Travel Agents Continue to See Dip in Paris Travel After Attacks

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

While some travel agency clients are concerned about safety following the Paris attacks, most travelers are unfazed and will travel to France as usual.

3 years ago

Interview: Virtuoso CEO on Why the Right Kind of Travel Agent Survived

Interview: Virtuoso CEO on Why the Right Kind of Travel Agent Survived

Greg Oates, Skift

When online booking engines decimated the travel agent industry beginning in the late '90s, it was the "human vending machines" who went out of business, not the real travel advisors.

5 years ago