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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 ...

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 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 ...

ASTA's supplier bankruptcy resources include the ASTA Travel Agents' Guide to Airline Bankruptcies, information specific to Cruise Line Defaults, and a Supplier Bankruptcy Updates page with the latest ...

The Agency Business Trends Report looks at changes agencies made to weather the past year as well as changes planned for the future. The report benchmarks plans for operations and employment for leisu ...

ASTA conducted this labor and compensation study to assist travel agencies in benchmarking their compensation, benefits and hiring practices. This information can be used to benchmark your own compens ...

ASTA and The Beat conducted this survey to provide insight into changes in distribution, economic norms, and technology use among corporate travel agencies in relation to the marketplace shift. ...

This report shows several shifts in the independent agent population, specially in what is the primary source of income for agents. ...

Commissions COMM E-Library ELIB Financial Management FINMAN Legal LEG News and Industry Alerts NIA Government Affairs GOVT Congress Government Government Affairs Legislation Legislative NOVA Testimony ...

Agencies need to develop and implement a progressive fees strategy. This presentation will address critical issues related to upgrading your business model to successfully use fees. ...

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