Agents need to be the new personal organisers

Longman, Louise
February 2007
Travel Weekly Australia;2/2/2007, Issue 35, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the need for travel agents to become personal organizers of clients in the travel industry in Great Britain. According to the author, travel agents have to make themselves ready for their demanding customers especially in times where they are needed most. Since there is a great demand for travel industry, agents must take advantage of the opportunities by offering extra services to their customers while earning more.


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