Is it better to use a travel agent or plan your own vacation?

seb_ra / Getty Images / iStockphoto Depending on how you approach the trip, putting the pieces of a trip together can be exciting or exhausting. Some people love the fun of finding the best deals on airline tickets, hotels, and destinations, while others want nothing more than to have a travel agent do it for them. The question is, are …

The resurgence of the travel agent

Waves of infections, changing protocols and postponed flights are just a handful of realities people face when traveling during the pandemic. Even during “normal” times, travel isn’t always straightforward, and with a plethora of moving parts, every vacation comes with risk. But those risks have multiplied with Covid, and travel planning has become more complicated. Enter the travel agent or, …

Slot machine-addicted travel agent who stole nearly $ 670,000 from jailed pandemic-affected vacationers

A pokie-addicted travel agent has been jailed for stealing refunds from disappointed travelers who canceled vacations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Key points: Annette Roberts stole nearly $ 670,000 to fund her slot addiction She diverted travel reimbursements to her own bank accounts His employers were forced to delay their retirement because of his crimes Annette Roberts, 58, cried when …

Lois Marie Hitchens, retired travel agent

Lois Marie Hitchens, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at her home. She was born on August 27, 1932 in Wilmington, daughter of Anthony and Carmela (Millie) Caruso. Lois worked as a travel agent for over 40 years before retiring. She had many loyal clients and often worked with several generations of the same family. Lois’ greatest …

(TCOM) – Online travel agent Tongcheng-Elong wins T. Rowe award

Key points to remember: Tongcheng-Elong rebounded from pandemic faster than bigger Trip.com due to focus on Chinese domestic market The company’s shares appear modestly priced against their domestic and global peers due to its higher growth potential over the next two years. By Doug Young Online travel agent Tongcheng-Elong Holdings Ltd. (0780.HK) looks like a business on the move, with …

Job: Travel agent | Woodlands Online

Apply now Some would say that “Travel” is one of our “Inalienable Rights”. And, he’s on his way home … with a fury. Fox Travel is looking for an experienced Travel Agent who understands the kinds of questions people ask about NOW travel and HOW we can accommodate them. It means A LOT of CHANGE right now and, I guess …

EU reviews remove US from safe travel list as Covid cases soar there

The EU is considering removing the US from its safe travel list, meaning it would recommend unvaccinated US travelers who wish to enter bloc countries, including France, to have a key reason to to come. If France chooses to follow this, it would mean removing the United States from its national “green” list, presumably on its orange list. This means …

US to be removed from EU travel ‘safe list’: report

The European Union reportedly intends to recommend its member countries to reinstate restrictions on travelers from the United States due to the rising level of COVID-19 infections. EU diplomats speaking to The Associated Press said the recommendation to reverse a June decision to lift restrictions on U.S. travelers could come as soon as this week. However, the PA reports that …

Some tips for your next road trip

There is nothing worse than a 12 hour international flight across the ocean with eyes wide open the whole journey with no hope of sleeping. Deprived of sleep, you will experience significant jet lag for at least two days. And that could be a problem whether you are going on a family vacation or for a presentation to an international …