Can’t Land a Job? Here’s Advice From a Pro

Gayle Walsh is president of the Travel Staffing Group. Travel Market Report heard from several frustrated job-seekers after a recent article about the difficulties leisure travel agencies are having finding experienced travel professionals. “This situation is a bit comical. There are thousands of highly qualified travel consultants looking for jobs,” one wrote. Jennifer Walker, CTA,

The Internet and the Travel Industry

A new era of travel began when new Internet companies such as Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline , and many others, initially started posting airline schedules on their web sites. Eventually, as demand grew, not only could the traveling public look up schedules for chosen flights, but they could actually make the reservation. Soon this was

Resume Musts!

What to put in your resume.   For the past 25 years I have been looking at resumes day after day, some good and some not so good. When I receive some of those “not so good” resumes, I ask the candidate to re work their resume. I usually give them helpful suggestions on ways

What is a Host Agency?

As with agencies in the past where it was necessary to bring in as many customers ( leisure travelers, or corporate travelers) as possible to service their travel needs, it was also necessary to have competent travel agents to provide these services. The emerging travel agent today has a different type of customer, and that