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Materials that will provide you, the professional agency owner, manager, or home-based business owner, with the essential business tools to run your business in a more efficient and profitable way. Co ...

This survey found that agencies have changed their business model by shifting revenue sources and decreasing operational expenses. In analyzing reported revenue data, you can see the shift to service ...

This Premium Member report provides information on PayPal and its potential use for travel agents. Provided in the report is a detailed comparison of three payment options: ARC TASF, a typical merchan ...

Focusing on the laws of eleven states that ban credit card surcharges in specific transactions, this report examines how those laws affect travel agencies and airlines. The report also includes an ana ...

No travel agent should offer a corporate client a rebate or management fee program unless the agent knows that his resulting income will be profitable. If the cost to the agent of every ticket issued ...

Failure by agents to (i) follow the 3-step process outlined below, and (ii) respond to carriers' requests for supporting documentation within the timeframe referenced above, will result in agents bein ...

Since the majority of airline commissions were eliminated several years ago, travel agencies have had to adjust their business plans in order to recoup the loss of revenue. ...

If your travel agency wins a judgment against a client or other party for money owed, the court will record that fact on the court's records. Now the question is: will the defendant pay the judgment, ...

ARC-appointed agencies can satisfy IATAN's financial requirements simply by submitting a copy of their ARC bond or letter of credit. If you are not appointed by ARC, you must give IATAN a financial st ...

A primer on Global Distribution Systems (GDS), GDS New Entrants (GNE), and other distribution tools. ...

ASTA conducted this labor and compensation study to assist travel agencies in benchmarking their compensation, benefits and hiring practices. This is a free 2-page summary of the report. ...

Chapter 2 - Statistically, revenue from commission sources alone has decreased over the years while revenue from fees has increased. It would seem then that an increasing number of agents are adopting ...

Chapter 5 - Corporate Travel and Fees - Corporate travel agencies were among the first to adopt fees, some even before the days of reduced and zero commission. So-called management fee contracts becam ...

Chapter 7 - A spreadsheet has been included with this course (courtesy of Future Proof Travel Solutions) to assist you with the basic calculations needed to determine your costs per transaction by pro ...

Chapter 8 -One of the most essential and fundamental business concepts is that of the value proposition. Your value proposition is basically the answer to the question: what I am getting for my money? ...

Chapter 10 - Marketing is an important topic whether one is referring to fees or not. Marketing is often misunderstood to be primarily about advertising. Advertising is a significant aspect of marketi ...

Very few agencies go from no fees to fee-for all overnight. Even if you are completely committed to the idea of fees for your agency it is wise to think it all through and plan the implementation. The ...

There is definitely a skill to consulting and, just like sales, there are very specific techniques and approaches. There are many courses, books and workshops available to teach you consulting techniq ...

While there are an infinite number of great ideas that could help increase your leisure sales we obviously had to make some choices! In addition to the now obvious tip of mastering the art of consulti ...

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ASTA - American Society of Travel Agents
675 N Washington St, Ste 490
Alexandria, VA 22314 U.S.A.