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Agent presents new brick-and-mortar concept

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Departure Lounge in Austin, Texas, is a combined events space, dining establishment and travel agency that owner Keith Waldon says could serve as a new model to bring the brick-and-mortar agency concept back to cities' high streets. The business pays for its prime location at a busy Austin intersection with its food-and-beverage revenue and gets 90% of its new clients from hungry visitors who haven't used an agent's services before, Waldon said. Forbes (04/15)


Agent launches adventure-travel website for baby boomers

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

Orlando breaks U.S. tourism record

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2015

Adventures by Disney to offer river cruises in Europe

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

Hotel firms now have a brand for every type of traveler

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

United upgrades meal, beverage service for long-haul passengers

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 17, 2015

Carriers upgrade premium travel for business travelers

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

Column: Being a luxury travel agent requires a flexible schedule

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2015

British Airways helps passengers relax aboard long-haul flights

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Hotels embrace Buddhist-based wellness activities

ASTA SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015


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