Topic: Home-Based Travel Agents
Ensemble Travel Group has signed its first-ever membership deal with the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA). Get more details here.
New research by Virtuoso shows that sales growth slowed significantly during the past three election years compared the the years prior. Here's what it means for 2020.
Virtuoso Travel Week focuses on maintaining your human touch in an increasingly digital world. Read more here.
The bill clarifies the employee-employer relationship, creating a level playing field for individual entrepreneurs and small businesses. Details here.
ASTA and the CCTO held a joint lobbying day on August 6 to fight AB 5 with the goal of securing an exemption for the travel industry in the bill. Here's how it went.
Sixty-five percent of host agency owners say they would not employ a single IC should the bill pass as-is, while most ICs say they will leave the industry.
ASTA and the CCTO are ramping up their efforts to receive an exemption in AB 5 for the travel industry but we want to know how it could impact your business.
A joint CCTO-ASTA Lobbying Day will take place on August 6, when ICs and agency owners will visit the district offices of their state Senators asking for an industry exemption.
ASTA's latest efforts to fight AB 5 includes sending letters to news outlets about the importance of amending the bill to protect California small businesses.
ASTA spoke about the status of the bill, the likelihood that the travel industry receives and exemption and what agencies can do to prepare for the bill if it passes.