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A grid summarizing the general ticket exchange policies for major U.S. and Canadian air carriers. ...

If you've ever Googled your name, you know how important managing your reputation online can be. Each day, thousands of individuals are searching online for information about others simply by searchin ...

The decreasing availability of air commission revenue forced agencies to begin charging service fees for air tickets to cover their costs and ensure profitability. Over time, agencies have expanded th ...

ASTA has commissioned a study with the travel industrys leading consumer research firm, D.K. Shifflet & Associates (DKS&A), to obtain the industrys first look at how consumers perceive and value t ...

ASTA defended through legal action the right of travel agents to sell trips to selected destinations as well as the freedom of citizens to travel to those places. ...

As a niche specialty, wedding travel has blossomed into an important source of travel agency revenue. Fiances frequently seek out professional travel consultants to advise and arrange the most exquisi ...

It is important that you periodically review your business practices to minimize your risk of fraud, theft and errors. The following are guidelines that may help you reduce your chance of dealing with ...

This guide is perfect for every home-based travel agent, whether youre just starting out or want to find new and improved ways to do business. Take the first step by learning about the essential marke ...

This document provides a summary of notable changes to the Agent Reporting Agreement effective March 15, 2010. It also includes a link to the fully revised ARA, along with ARC's summary of changes. ...

Whether you are travelling on business, pleasure or a bit of both, the citizens of the world would be grateful if you would respect the ten commandments of world travel and eco-tourism ...

During an economic slowdown agency cash flow shrinks and credit is difficult to come by, so the owners of agencies often feel compelled to lay off employees in order to cut payroll expenses. However, ...

On November 13, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) program will soon become mandatory for certain travelers. This White Pape ...

If you know where to look, there is a rich variety of resources out there that can simplify the workload for home-based travel agents like you. Working from home comes with a lot of perks, but also mo ...

The 2008 NACTA Independent Agents survey shows several shifts in the independent agent population. Selling travel is the primary source of income for only 34.3% of respondents. ...

You dont have to be a technology pro to comprehend search engines. You probably realize that they can help or even hurt your chances of being found in popular search sites. You can put the marketing p ...

Education EDU home study course Model Agency Program Model Agent Program scholarships E-Library ELIB Learn all you need to know to use ASTA's WebExchange. Learn how the WebExchange can benefit your ...

The results of the Technology and Web survey reflect that most agencies are very comfortable with standard technology. However, they have not embraced Web 2.0 marketing techniques yet. A free 2 page s ...

ASTA has created a white paper called Travel Agents' Guide to Secure Flight to provide members guidance on how to best comply with Secure Flight data collection requirements. ASTA will continue to mo ...

ASTA explains the nuances of the federal tax code as it relates to this category of deductible business expenses. It also provides members with general guidance on legitimate deductibility of the conv ...

The report reveals that while the use of a Global Distribution System (GDS) declined in the past nine years, the vast majority of agencies still use a GDS system. For some key segments, like air, the ...

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ASTA - American Society of Travel Agents
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