Travel agents in May remitted a record
$7.1 billion through ARC -- the most ever for a four-week month --
as sales rose a solid 15% compared with May 2005.
sales totaled $2.8 billion, up 14% from last May. Similarly,
domestic air sales rose 16% year-over-year, to $3.4 billion.
Electronic tickets accounted for 89.14% of all tickets
number of accredited ARC locations dipped 5% to 21,599, Mays robust
tallies helped boost the weekly sales average per agency location
21% over last May to $82,342.
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