ALG Vacations launches BeachBound, an online travel agency specializing in beach getaways

Ashley M. Middleton

WHY IT RATES: ALG Vacations is growing to provide better beach vacation experiences, with a greater focus on rejuvenation, wellness, […]

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Social media influencers boost business for New York travel agency: Travel Weekly

Ashley M. Middleton

A traditional travel agency turned to a non-traditional source to grow its global customer base: social media influencers. Classic travel […]

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Bethany Travel Honored by ALG Vacations as Elite Emerald Travel Agency | Business

Ashley M. Middleton

ALG Vacations, a leisure tour operator part of the Apple Leisure Group family of companies, has honored Bethany Travel as […]

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Recovery of travel agency sales in the United States in 2021

Ashley M. Middleton

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing that air ticket sales from ARC-accredited travel agencies totaled $39.8 […]

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Dream Vacations ranked best travel agency franchise in the highly competitive 500® entrepreneur ranking

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Home Travel Agency Ranks in Top 100 and # 1 in Travel Franchise Category FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (PRWEB) January 12, […]

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US travel agency air ticket sales elude seasonal trends

Ashley M. Middleton

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) revealed that air ticket sales from ARC-accredited travel agencies surpassed the $4 billion mark for the […]

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Airline ticket sales by US travel agencies defy seasonal trends with 5% month-over-month increase in November

Ashley M. Middleton

ARLINGTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing airline ticket sales by ARC-accredited travel […]

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Travel agency association criticizes omicron travel bans: Travel Weekly

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ASTA President and CEO Zane Kerby has slammed the Biden administration’s decision to restrict travel from certain southern African countries […]

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NAS becomes the first ground handling agent to integrate with the IATA Travel Pass

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National Aviation Services (NAS) (NAS.aero), the fastest growing aviation services provider in emerging markets, is the world’s first ground handling […]

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Italian town lets transgender people choose name on travel card

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Travel motivated by the story of a 15-year-old commuter. Ravenna became the first city in Italy to allow transgender people […]

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RB to start IATA Travel Pass trial

Ashley M. Middleton

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) announced yesterday that it will begin testing the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass on […]

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The Wrap: Accor joins the global sustainable development network, Emirates implements the IATA Travel Pass across the global network, and more …

Ashley M. Middleton

THE Wrap is a roundup of news in the travel and tech industries, and updates on how businesses in these […]

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Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA travel pass – AirlineGeeks.com

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[ News ]September 27, 2021 6 a.m. ET By Charlotte Seet Emirates becomes the first airline to implement an IATA […]

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Bamboo Airways pilots the IATA Travel Pass on a special authorization flight connecting Vietnam to the United States

Ashley M. Middleton

Flight QH9149 took off from Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) at 7:55 p.m. (local time) on September 23 and landed […]

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Emirates News Agency – Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA Travel Pass on six continents

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DUBAI, 23rd September, 2021 (WAM) — Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel […]

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Emirates is the first airline to deploy the IATA Travel Pass around the world

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Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association’s IATA Travel Pass solution on six continents as […]

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Onyx will launch a payment platform for travel agencies

Ashley M. Middleton

Hospitality-focused B2B payments and business intelligence service Onyx Center Source Tuesday, September 21, unveiled a partnership with the online travel […]

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US Travel Agency Airline Ticket Sales Rise Year On Year

Ashley M. Middleton

Positive sign for travel agents, Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) said CRA-accredited travel agencies saw a 328% year-over-year increase in airline […]

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EU and UK vaccination passports officially recognized by IATA Travel Pass

Ashley M. Middleton

Holders of the EU COVID-19 vaccination passport or the British NHS COVID Pass can travel freely amid the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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IATA integrates UK and EU vaccine passes into its Travel Pass app

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IATA has integrated the acceptance of digital vaccine certificates issued by the UK and EU into its IATA Travel Pass […]

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Etihad launches IATA Travel Pass in seven cities

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Etihad Airways has started rolling out the IATA Travel Pass in seven cities. After a successful test, the pass will […]

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Collins Aerospace supports the IATA Travel Pass

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ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — To help passengers manage their testing requirements, governments are safely reopening borders and […]

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Emirates news agency – Etihad rolls out IATA Travel Pass in seven cities after successful trials

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ABU DHABI, July 28, 2021 (WAM) – Etihad Airways has extended the IATA Travel Pass on flights between Abu Dhabi […]

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Collins integrates IATA Travel Pass into passenger management systems

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The International Air Transport Association has seen strong industry adoption of its IATA Travel Pass, a mobile app that helps […]

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LATAM Group launches the IATA Travel Pass

Ashley M. Middleton

LATAM Airlines Group has now started using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass app to help its passengers […]

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Mega Travel Agency Acquisitions Intensify During Pandemic: Travel Weekly

Ashley M. Middleton

Consolidation among travel agencies was intensifying even before the pandemic. And now, more than a year after the start of […]

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Texas proposal would tax travel agency service fees: Travel Weekly

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ASTA has denounced a new bill in the Texas House of Representatives that, if passed, would impose taxes on travel […]

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How the IATA Travel Pass will help eliminate vaccine certificate fraud

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With vaccinations and the status of COVID tests being on paper in many countries, the potential for fraud and counterfeiting […]

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Singapore Airlines will test the IATA Travel Pass

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Singapore International Airlines (SIA) said on Monday it would be the first airline in the world to trial the International […]

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Air NZ, the latest airline to test the IATA Travel Pass

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Air New Zealand will begin trials of the IATA Travel Pass on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. Air New Zealand […]

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Independent hotels push back high commissions from online travel agencies

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The huge financial toll the pandemic has imposed on the travel industry, which the World Travel and Tourism Council said […]

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IATA announces the creation of a COVID-19 digital travel pass

Ashley M. Middleton

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today announced that it is in the final stages of developing a mobile application […]

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Why is it so difficult to get a refund from an online travel agency?

Ashley M. Middleton

Kiwi.com is one of the smaller companies known as Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), which include big names like Expedia.com, Priceline.com, […]

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