RV rental sector booming, but it’s a bumpy road for agents: Travel Weekly

Bolstered by the summer’s surge in demand for domestic, drive-only vacations, the recreational vehicle travel sector is continuing to boom well into the fall.

According to peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace RVshare, RV bookings were up 95% year over year for Labor Day weekend and 123% for the autumn season on the whole.

The platform also reports that it recently doubled its seven-year booking total in just the past 13 months,

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Travel agents wait for the world to reopen from COVID shutdowns; here’s how they’re staying afloat with travelers wary of cruises and flights

NORTHAMPTON — The DRI-Voyage, as travel agent Martha S. Borawski describes it, is the travel option for people who normally like a cruise but are not getting on a plane — much less a cruise ship — anytime in the foreseeable future due to the risk of coronavirus.

a person standing in front of a group of people posing for the camera: From left to right, Barbara Burati, Martha S. Borawski and Debbie Wilcox at Pioneer Valley Travel, Inc. in Northampton.

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From left to right, Barbara Burati, Martha S. Borawski and Debbie Wilcox at Pioneer Valley

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Man travelling to see Trump admits to assaulting agents

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Washington state man who said he was travelling to see President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia.

Joshua Wills, 31, of Bremerton, Washington, admitted in federal court that he intended to drive to Washington, D.C., to meet the president. The Secret Service started investigating Wills after receiving reports he had a katana sword on his trip, prosecutors said.

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Foreign travel agents woo Chinese tourists

A man runs on the Pattaya beach in Chonburi province, Thailand, Sept. 15, 2020. With the skies shut and borders sealed, the Thai economy had since March been suffering with the lack of cash flows from the tourism industry. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

With the golden week of the Chinese National Day approaching, tourism agents and officials abroad have been more active in launching and promoting “online tourism packages” through livestreaming, in

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Dark-Horse Destinations for Top 2020 NBA Free Agents | Bleacher Report

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    Gaining a feel for the 2020 NBA free-agency market is a fool’s errand. Too many questions remain unanswered to approach this offseason with confidence.

    Where will the salary cap settle from its initial $115 million projection? Will it stay at this year’s $109.1 million? Be artificially inflated? Fail to stay even lateral? How will all of this impact the luxury-tax line and apron? Will

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Border agents free 11 individuals locked inside travel trailer

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – U.S. Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers working with the Zapata County Sheriff’s Office (ZCSO), freed multiple individuals from a locked travel trailer in San Ygnacio, Texas.

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U.S. Border Patrol vehicle

The incident occurred late afternoon on Sept. 21, when agents from the Zapata Station followed foot sign of several individuals that led from

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Travel agents back moves for pre-flight Covid tests

Travel agents are backing moves for pre-flight Covid-19 tests for passengers leaving the Republic.

Their call came on Thursday as it emerged that State company DAA is in talks with providers on the possibility of opening pre-departure testing facilities at Cork and Dublin airports.

The Irish Travel Agents’ Association (ITAA) called on Thursday for passengers leaving the Republic to undergo routine pre-flight tests as an alternative to quarantines.

The association

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Travel PR News | Belfast City Airport partners with Online Travel Training to launch e-learning programme for travel agents

Belfast City Airport partners with Online Travel Training to launch e-learning programme for travel agents

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Online Travel Training (OTT), the world’s leading provider of free travel courses for travel agents, to launch an e-learning programme centred around updates and developments at the airport.

This free online course will provide travel agents and travel

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