GBTA -AVERAGE COMPENSATION FOR U.S. TRAVEL BUYERS GETS MODERATE YEAR-OVER-YEAR BUMP

September 21, 2016 Average compensation for U.S. travel buyers saw a moderate 1.8 percent year-over-year increase in 2016 reaching $114,000, according to an annual study released today by the GBTA Foundation. Despite only a modest increase, almost three-quarters (73 percent) of travel buyers are satisfied with their compensation, while only 8 percent are dissatisfied –

California: Procedural change exempts additional Sellers of Travel from trust/surety bond requirement

By Daniel Zim, Travel Law Columnist @ Hot Travel Jobs The California Seller of Travel Program which is administered by the state’s Office of the Attorney General has introduced a procedure earlier this year which effectively exempts hundreds of travel agencies from the requirement of having to maintain client trust accounts or surety bonds.  Financial

When selecting a travel agency name steer clear of famous trademarks

By Daniel R. Zim, Esq.   Corporations continuously invest tremendous amounts of capital in intellectual creativity and marketing. As brand names become widely recognized, owners of famous trademarks aggressively take legal action to protect their rights. In recent years, small travel agencies have found themselves pitted in trademark battles brought by powerful corporations which offer