Cruiselines face agents' wrath over commission

November 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);11/13/2009, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the resentment faced by cruiselines from travel agents over the growth of non-commissionable fees in the U.S. Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of "Travel Weekly" who spoke at the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) conference, revealed that agents reacted to the increase of non-commissionable fees such as taxes and port fees. Weissmann further noted that agents were not making much money from cruises because of the fees.


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