It's time to ring in the changes

Dempsey, Karen
October 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);10/2/2009, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's comments on the travel industry's need to change its way of doing things in Great Britain. She affirms that the consequences of continuing to do things the same way are becoming severe. She refers to the key element of the youtravel.com LLC round-table debate in Crete which emphasized the need to change for the travel industry. She comments that the time to implement changes in the travel industry has come.


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