The new year is already off to fantastic start and we have a lot to be excited about for 2017. Part of what makes it all possible is our dedicated Chapter Directors, and we would like it if you could join us in giving some of our newest additions a warm welcome to the CCRA Community.Read More
Over 1,000 travel professionals completed CCRA’s 2017 Agency Outlook Survey, which gathered information on the importance of continuing educational opportunities, industry events, supplier recommendations as it assesses their overall industry outlook for the new year.Read More
World Tourism Day celebrates the acceptance that all individuals, regardless of accessibility, should be able to enjoy leisure travel and tourism without any obstacles. Since its inception, World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on September 27th to bring awareness globally to the importance of tourism for all individuals.Read More
Lately we have been talking a lot about networking and how important it is to get out there and promote your travel agency. As we have touched on in previous posts, networking can lead to lots of great things: referrals, new supplier contacts, some great industry friends, and much more. How do you prepare yourself to attend a networking event, and more importantly, what should you bring with you?Read More
We sat down with our Vice President of Membership Services, Margie Jordan, who is also the President and CEO of Jordan Executive Travel Services, to discuss how to build a top-tier supplier network in a way that will not only help you grow your travel business through steady commissions, but incredible customer service.
Travel trends are constantly changing and evolving. One that seems to be on the rise currently is that travelers are seeking more exotic and exciting vacation destinations. This is an intriguing challenge for travel professionals, and the best way to appeal to a new, more diverse clientele is to market yourself in every way possible as a Destination Expert.
PowerSolutions Live provide travel agents with useful tools and takeaways to help take their travel agency to the next level. Learn about how PowerSolutions can help you get face-to-face with top suppliers and get ahead of the competition.Read More
CCRA will be hosting the first ever FAM trip and Global PowerSolutions event in Quito, Ecuador on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Quito is the second Global PowerSolutions Live, and will be featuring Alex Fiz, Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing Caribbean and Latin American Region with Marriott.