In The News

View stories and updates on The Travel Agent Next Door

 

Options For Small Agency Owners 19.01.17

With Flemming Friisdahl, ‎President and Founder at The Travel Agent Next Door & Open Jaw’s Bruce Parkinson

PAX Prime time – Flemming Friisdahl of The Travel Agent Next Door

Published on Jun 21, 2016

PAX sits down with Flemming Friisdahl, founder of The Travel Agent Next Door, at the Iberostar Laguna Azul resort in Varadero, Cuba.

Press

mrs-wallace_flemmingfriisdahl

There is nothing stuffy about Bahamian high-tea

Read MORE™ here

Photo credit Bruce Parkinson

_______________________________________

bahamianpoliceroyalband

The Travel Agent Next Door ends it’s 2017 conference on a royal note in the Bahamas

read MORE™ here

Photo credit Michael Pihach

___________________________________________

shean_carmichael_paxmagazine_marketing_article

PAX Magazine has just released a special edition issue including an interview with

The Travel Agent Next Door’s Marketing & Communications Manager Shean Carmichael

You can read it here

Photo credit Dan Galbraith

__________________________________________________

ttand_conf_team_2017

Agents and suppliers build relationships at The Travel Agent Next Door’s annual conference, this year

called “Watering Relationships”

Read coverage from PAX Magazine here

Photo credit Michael Pihach

______________________

flemming_day1

The Travel Agent Next Door held our 3rd annual conference from April 22-29, 2017.

The theme of this year was “Watering Relationships”

Here is coverage from OpenJaw (The Travel Industry’s Biggest Mouthpiece)

Click here for MORE™

Photo credit Bruce Parkinson

________________________________________________

flemming_friisdahl_travelweekfriday5

“No long term contracts or silly non-competes”: The Travel Agent Next Door

Read the Friday 5 from TravelWeek article HERE

_______________________________________

Shelley Cota (Shelley’s Sun & Sand Travel) a member of The Travel Agent Next Door family wins Top Group Agent Western Canada from Collette.

Read MORE™ HERE

____________________________________________

flemming_friisdahl_personality_ofthe_year_pax2016

Read the interview with Flemming Friisdahl in PAX Magazine Apr/2017 HERE

______________________________________

value

What home-based travel agents value most about their host agency

Read article HERE

___________________________________

50percent

Phenomenal growth in home based agent sector is recent, survey shows

Read article HERE

_____________________________________

pax-personalityoftheyear2016_flemmingfriisdahl

We are very excited and proud to announce that The Travel Agent Next Door’s own Flemming Friisdahl

has been awarded  “Personality of the Year 2016”.

Congratulations to the rest of the recipients and all of the nominees and of course PAXnews.com

To read the full story: HERE
_________________________________________________

mackenzie_madeley_with_friendsinmali_thetravelagentnextdoor

Canadian Agent Gives Back: Liberty of the Seas Godmother Supports

Communities in Mali and Bolivia read MORE™ here

______________________________

the_travel_agent_next_door_flemming_friisdahl_quote_feb2017

Read MORE™ from this article here

_______________________________

the_travel_agent_next_door_better_work_life_balance

92% of home based travel agents report having a better work/life balance

Read MORE™ here

______________________________

Home-based agents are satisified

Home-based agents are satisfied with compensation package

Read article here

______________________________

The Travel Agent Next Door: JET SET FAM

The Travel Agent Next Door: JET SET FAM: see MORE™ photos HERE

_____________________________

flemming_pinkcouch

Options for small agency owners: Watch this interview HERE

_____________________________

survey_infographic_1

Survey explains rapid growth in home-based agent sector

READ article

______________________________

home-based-agents-earn-more-money-enjoy-improved-worklife-balance-survey

Home-based agents earn MORE™ money, enjoy a better work/life balance survey results show

READ article

______________________________

homebasedagentsjan2017

Out of 200 agents, over 50% went home-based in the last 5 years.

READ article

______________________________

homeoffice

READ: Why home-based agents are on the rise HERE

_____________________________

magnify-money-2-1254229-640x480

Show me the MONEY!  Not all home-based agencies are the same.  Before you sign your contract, make sure you have chosen the one that is right for you.

Read the article: “Show me the money”

____________________________

We are very happy to share with you an article about the winner of our 2016 FREE TRIP GIVEAWAY with Air Canada Vaations.

daily-tand-winner-jan3

Read article HERE

_____________________________

We are very happy to share that Shalene Dudley, owner/operator of Latitude Concierge Travel (A member of The Travel Agent Next Door family) was named one of the  “6 Travel Professionals you should be following on Facebook” according to http://www.canadiantraveller.net/

8fb_pros

_____________________________

How happy are you with your host agency?  When do you know its time to make a change?  Article

change

______________________________

Find out how the philosophy of The Travel Agent Next Door can benefit those home-based travel agents that choose to join.

Top 5 reasons why you should sell fewer suppliers

pax-fewer

_____________________________

What travel predictions do we see for 2017?

Read this article and find out 2017 Travel Predictions with Candian Travel Press

ctp_questions_2017

_____________________________

Congratulations to the Agents of The Travel Agent Next Door.  Your hard work earned The Travel Agent Next Door two awards at the 2016 Star Awards from Sandals.

Flemming Friisdahl accepting the Top Growing Agency in Canada award from the team at Sandals

_____________________________

How is your work/life balance?

hows-your-worklife-balance-working-out

Click HERE to read the Travelweek article

______________________________

Visiting the Travel Agent Next Door

Travel Press PDF

Click HERE to open the Travel Press publication.


Cindy Almond (Cindy Almond, Ottawa’s Romance and Foodie Travel Specialist) and part of The Travel Agent Next Door family was featured on CTV Ottawa this morning.


It’s all about the “3 W’s” at TTAND

open house

Click HERE for the PAX news article.

Recipe For Success – TTAND Celebrates With Its Partners

team

Click HERE for TTAND’s recipe, brought to you by Travel Press.


Industry knowledge, reliability: Why I joined The Travel Agent Next Door?

pic1

See why in Travelweek’s article HERE.


PAXnews article about our FREE FOR A YEAR contest

TTAND_Staff_Conf

Read the PAXnews article HERE!


Moving forward with Flemming Friisdahl

moving forward

Click HERE for travel Industry today’s article.


PAX Prime Time

Untitled

In this edition, John Kirk chats with Flemming Friisdahl, founder of The Travel Agent Next Door, on the company’s role in the Canadian travel industry, TTAND’s current contest for agencies and much more.

Click HERE to watch!


Personalized service only possible with The Travel Agent Next Door
Amanada Ficzere

Read Jill Wykes’ article inside Travelweek HERE!


PAX Magazine coverage of the changes to TTAND’s supplier group

PAXflemming

Click HERE for PAX’s news article


TTAND adds WestJet and MORE™ to supplier list

WestJet_RogersCentre_BJGAMEAug20165

Read the Travelweek news article HERE


Small agencies have a future with The Travel Agent Next Door

Facebook 851x315

For MORE™ information on this contest click HERE for Travelweek’s article.


TravelWeek’s coverage of our brand new contest!

Click below to view the article.

FREEDOM_Contest


TravelPress-TTAND reaches out to small agencies

TravelAgent-Next-Door-July14

Read the Travel Press news release HERE!


Pax News – TTAND looks to draw new members

TTAND looks to draw new members with contest

Read about it HERE!


The top 3 benefits and recommendations for agents who are considering  joining The Travel Agent Next Door!

“I used to have to create my own web page. Now it’s done for me.”

Read the Travelweek article with these benefits and TTAND’s current agents recommendations for joining. Click HERE.


Top 3 reasons why I chose to go home-based and join The Travel Agent Next Door!

IS

Read PAX’s news article on Ian Spencer and his reasoning for joining TTAND. Click HERE for that article.


“The Travel Agent Next Door earns ELITE STATUS”

June 11, 2016, Palm Desert, CA: The Travel Market was held at the JW Marriot Desert Springs Palm Desert Resort from June 9-12, 2016.

June 11, 2016, Palm Desert, CA: The Travel Market was held at the JW Marriot Desert Springs Palm Desert Resort from June 9-12, 2016.

Read about TTAND’s great accomplishment HERE


AFPax

PAX News article

Amanda Ficzere is featured in this PAX News article about being a home based travel agent and joining The Travel Agent Next Door.


“The top 5 reasons why I became a home based travel agent”

Buffy

With Buffy Robblee featured in Travelweek. Click HERE for the article.


“I wanted to be my own boss”: the top 5 reasons to go home-based

“I wanted to be my own boss”: the top 5 reasons to go home-based

Travelweek’s article by Jill Wykes featuring TTAND’s Arlene Gibbons and her reasons for going home based. Click HERE for that article!


PAX 1 on 1

PAX Backstage: one-on-one with TTAND’s Flemming Friisdahl

Click HERE for the PAX article!

Click HERE for the PAX video!


Are you ready for MORE™?

Find out why so many agents are joining The Travel Agent Next Door right from an agent who choose to join. HERE!

57629fe5cb2fe364665958

‪#‎TTAND
‪#‎TheTravelAgentNextDoor


The Travel Agent Next Door won the “Soaring Eagle Award” at the 2016 Travelsavers event Travel Market 2016!

We would like to thank Travelsavers and Rick Mazza for this accolade and we very much appreciate your continued support.

June 11, 2016, Palm Desert, CA: The Travel Market was held at the JW Marriot Desert Springs Palm Desert Resort from June 9-12, 2016.

June 11, 2016, Palm Desert, CA: The Travel Market was held at the JW Marriot Desert Springs Palm Desert Resort from June 9-12, 2016.

Photo courtesy of Dan Galbraith Details Group

http://www.detailsgroup.ca/

For MORE details about the event read the PAX News article HERE.

‪#‎TTAND
‪#‎TheTravelAgentNextDoor


SF

“The top 5 reasons why I became a home based travel agent”

With Silvia Fuchs featured in Travelweek. Click HERE for the article.


FF_PAXMagazine_June2016

Read this great article from PAXMagazine about The Travel Agent Next Door, Flemming Friisdahl and 2020 VISION

Click HERE for that article.


logo_travelweek-daily

Who owns your clients? 7 questions you should ask your host agency.

Click HERE for the article by Jill Wykes.


jg

“Why I chose The Travel Agent Next Door to support my agency” Jerry Goudreault AJ Travel the World with Pride

Click HERE for the exclusive article.


Starwood_Hotelier_Magazine

Hotelier Magazine covers Starwood and The Travel Agent Next Door’s NEW partnership.

Read about the rewards program HERE.


PAX News Logo

TTAND joins Starwood Luxury Privileges program.

The Travel Agent Next Door has been named one of the five agencies in Canada to be invited to join the Starwood Luxury Privileges program, read the full story HERE.


openjaw

 

conf_openjaw

OpenJaw’s coverage of 2020 VISION Conference!

Read OpenJaw’s editorial HERE .


PAX News Logo

In this month’s PAX MAGAZINE, Shalene Dudley, a member of ‪#‎TheTravelAgentNextDoor family and her recent win of Rookie of the Year.

Read the article HERE.


20/20 Vision Conference coverage by Travelweek

Click HERE for the Travelweek article.


Alfonso Di Ciccio

Alfonso Di Cicco’s top 3 reasons on why he joined The Travel Agent Next Door and why you should too!

HERE you will find the Travelweek article.


Nikki Chatur

Nikki Chaturs’ top 3 benefits since joining The Travel Agent Next Door.

HERE you will find the Travelweek article.


Travis Stewart

The top 5 reasons why I chose The Travel Agent Next Door to support my agency.

The Travel Agent Next Door was created to fully support the retail travel industry and increasingly, more and more small and start-up agencies are joining the group – in addition to home based agents. The company’s program offers member agents and agencies benefits and opportunities that are unmatched by any other group in Canada.

Click HERE for full article.


 logo_travelweek-daily

TW_TTAND_ALL_AGENTS

Travelweek Industry Experts: Show me the money! Are you getting your fair share of commission?

Click HERE to read this article.


TTAND conference in Cuba ends on high note!

PAX news 3

See how The Travel Agent Next Door’s 2020 VISION conference wrapped up by getting MORE™ HERE


Agents party at TTAND’s 2020 Vision conference.

ttand post 2_main

The Travel Agent Next Door held its 2nd annual conference, 2020 VISION in Varadero Cuba in April 2016.  To find out MORE™ click HERE.


The commencement of the TTAND 2016 Conference in Cuba!

ttand_Main pic

Read all about the fun and informative activities that the TTAND family participated and hosted at the Meliá Paradisus resort in Varadereo, Cuba!

Click HERE for the article in PAX News


Why I chose The Travel Agent Next Door to support my agency.

PAX News Logo

Read  an article from PAX News featuring a responsive interview with one of our own, Nikki Chatur. Click HERE for the article.


Host agency agreements are not all the same, so do your homework!

logo_travelweek-daily

Read the article in Travelweek today!


The Awards of Excellence winner PAX Magazine!

The Travel Agent Next Door would like to congratulate Shalene Dudley on her “Rookie of the Year” award from PAX Magazine!

For the full list of winners and Shalene’s story click HERE.


Travelweek BLOG interview with founder Flemming Friisdahl.

Read a great article about The Travel Agent Next Door and it’s spot in the industry as well as it’s place in the near future. Read Article HERE.


ACV Contest Winners!

The_Travel_Agent_Next_Door_2015_contest_winners

Read the exciting article from The Travel Industry Today about the lucky winners of the Air Canada Vacations contest.

Click HERE for the article.


Introducing TTAND’s article in PAX Magazine, featuring our new Agent Dashboard tool!

Visit PAX News for the article.


Announcement: NEW team members

The Travel Agent Next Door has added new members to its team as a result of rapid expansion of the host agency’s network of travel agents.

“One of our key strategies is to fully support our agents and we have recently added several new people to ensure our service levels are maintained,” said Flemming Friisdahl, founder.

TAND new team membersm July 2015

Meet the new team members

“TTAND rolls out new programs, looks at year ahead during first annual meeting”

READ MORE> – June 11, 2015

“The marketing mindset with GIFTE’s Meredith Hill” READ MORE> – June 9, 2015

“Would you rather….TTAND Edition” READ MORE> – June 6, 2015

Click HERE for all the previous entries in our *NEW* In The News Archive.

Want to know more about how to get into the Travel Industry?

Learn What It Takes To Become a

Home Based Travel Agent

become a home-based travel agent button and control your career - big commissions host services