New TSA Pre-check airports, eRevMax expands, cameras go Greyhound, AirAsia lands in India and new jobs all make our shortlist in the Scan for February 22, 2013.
The industry reacts to a vote by IATA airlines today to adopt new open standards of distribution of air tickets and ancillaries through travel agents.
Forget the Libyan revolution, debt crisis and the US presidential elections in 2012, Barack Obama needs to concentrate on making peace with travel agents.
The American Society of Travel Agents thinks the imposition of two U.S. Department of Transportation rules on airline bag-fee disclosures may lead more travel agencies to abandon selling airline tickets.
With airline commissions a relic and some carriers pushing supplier-direct strategies, the American Society of Travel Agents joined a coalition sponsoring a study of how travel agents and the trade can address the seemingly forgotten drive market.
Among the four major global distribution systems, Sabre is the most widely used among U.S. travel agencies, although Amadeus is the fastest growing.
Plenty of advice around these days for the humble offline travel agent, but here are some important points to take into account when considering or reviewing a website strategy.