New Travel Agency Commissioners Announced

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Brussels – The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA) and the United Federation of Travel Agents’ Associations (UFTAA) announced the appointment of Travel Agency Commissioners. The Travel Agency Commissioner Program was established 30 years ago and resides within the Travel Agency Program overseen by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf). It […]

IATA changes the rules of the game again

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Last week, IATA published its new Travel Agents Manual in Spain which will take effect on June 1, 2020. The Spanish Confederation of Travel Agencies rejects IATA’s arbitrary modification of the rules of the game. Madrid, 12 de mayo de 2020. La semana pasada, IATA publicó en España el nuevo Manual de Agentes de Viajes que entrará en […]

Plan de Transición hacia la nueva normalidad

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Madrid, 29 de abril de 2020. Ante la publicación en el día de ayer del Plan de Transición hacia la nueva normalidad por parte del Gobierno de España, y en cuanto a la posibilidad de apertura de agencias de viajes a partir del 11 de mayo, CEAV (Confederación Española de Agencias de Viajes) ha convocado […]

WTAAA STATEMENT ON THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA) prompts governments globally to provide needed financial resources supporting consumers, travel agencies and the air travel channel as a whole. Brussels Belgium, 13 April 2020 – Representing 67 countries and markets worldwide and the voice of the global travel agency community, the World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA)  is […]

Travel Weekly Report: WTAAA plans to expand focus

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US-based Travel Weekly shares WTAAA’s plans to expand the work of its four working committees beyond air distribution to areas, such as technology and land and sea suppliers. “It’s critical that the travel agency voices are heard globally, and the WTAAA is certainly well placed to provide that support,” says Mark Meader, Chair of the […]

WTAAA UNITED IN CALLING FOR FAIR AND EQUITABLE GOVERNANCE

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Brussels, Belgium, December 5, 2019 – The World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA) held its annual General Assembly and bi-annual Board meeting in Seville, Spain, Nov 4-5 2019, selecting a new executive committee, and uniting together to represent and defend the business interests of its travel agency members within the distribution chain. The newly elected […]