Richard D'ambrosio, travelmarketreport.com
Proving once again that high-quality service and an attention to style and detail never go out of fashion, Vogue magazine published an article describing how travel agents are, well, back in vogue.
In an article entitled "Are We Witnessing the Return of the Travel Agent?" author Jenn Rice writes about the resurgence of a profession that previously seemed "to have gone the way of the television repairman or switchboard operator."
Today, with more travelers looking to not simply "check boxes" at major tourist hubs, Rice writes, successful travel agents are "more aptly described as travel designers," becoming resources "far beyond the basics of organizing flights, lodging, and tours. These designers create trips that you can't just book online, trips for travelers, not tourists." FULL STORY