Business is booming and travel agent commission payments are growing at a record rate for the Travel Corporation, which owns global wholesale brands such as Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Uniworld, reports TTG Asia. “I was at WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) summit in Abu Dhabi and some (consultant) from Boston Consulting Group stood up and declared that travel agencies are dead; the wholesaler is dead,” said Brett Tollman, President and CEO of the Travel Corporation.
“Well, we’re having our best year ever and business with our travel agencies is up.
“Our travel agency commission payments this year are up 30 per cent over last year – higher than any year in our history,” he said. See full story.