Thought Leadership

Beyond the Beach
Beyond the Beach

Travelers are increasingly thinking beyond just the sun and the sand when planning beach vacations...  ... READ MORE

Adventure Travel
Adventure Travel

Combine the fast-growing and lucrative family and adventure travel sectors for a wealth of selling opportunities.... READ MORE

The Sharing Economy
The Sharing Economy

The rise of the sharing economy brings travel agents significant opportunities for growth in rentals of villas and other upper-end properties.    ... READ MORE

Something for Everyone
Something for Everyone

How do you book a vacation for a multigen group and please every traveler? An increasingly popular option is all-inclusive resorts.... READ MORE

Winning the Match Game
Winning the Match Game

Expanding all-inclusive options coupled with increasingly specific traveler needs create opportunities for agents to craft custom vacations that win repeat business.... READ MORE

Preventing Fraud
Preventing Fraud

Today's fraudsters use increasingly sophisticated methods to scam travel agents at agencies large and small, on line and brick-and-mortar. Learn what you can do to recognize—and prevent—fraud. ... READ MORE

More for the Money
More for the Money

At all levels,  travelers are looking for good value for their money. Premium tours provide tremendous return to clients in the form of fulfilling bucket-list desires and participating in custom-crafted experiences—the recipe for a repeat client...  ... READ MORE

River Cruising Grows Up
River Cruising Grows Up

Discover how river cruises continue to transform to appeal Baby Boomers, the most powerful consumers in the marketplace...    ... READ MORE

Expanding Horizons
Expanding Horizons

Panama, Costa Rica and Cuba have moved into the spotlight as travelers seek new experiences close to home.... READ MORE