Host Agency Exclusivity And You

Host Agency Exclusivity — Is It Legal? by Kelly Monaghan You should be aware that some host agencies will try to tell you that you and they have an “exclusive” relationship — that is, that you must book all your travel through them. Some even include a so-called exclusivity clause in their independent contractor agreement.…

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Selling Travel – The Time Factor

Selling Travel Can Be Fun, But There’s Something You Should Know by Kelly Monaghan If you are reading this, there’s a good chance you have been surfing the ‘Net looking at those super attractive websites put up by host agencies. Nice looking, aren’t they? Now I have nothing against host agencies. They fill a valuable…

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Will I Learn Everything I Need To Become A Travel Agent?

by Kelly Monaghan Every once in a while I get an email like this (reproduced in its entirety): Should I join a host travel company. Will I learn everything I need to become a travel agent? I want to learn. Hoo, boy! Where to start? First of all, I don’t have the time to answer…

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