TITLE

HOW TO… make suppliers work for you

AUTHOR(S)
Whiteman, Maria
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/10/2009, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents suggestions for selecting travel suppliers. The author says at a time when agents are reviewing costs on every level, suppliers to the travel trade need to be innovative and offer something extra to help agents increase their profit. She says that by choosing the right travel partners that have modern technology and marketing support, they can become an extension of one's business.
ACCESSION #
40507276

 

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