Host Company Opinions (HAR) has declared its 2021 Journey Agent survey. This is the 1st calendar year HAR has blended its fee survey and earnings survey into just one. The analysis gives crucial information on independent vacation advisor income, expenses and demographics.

HAR will also keep track of COVID’s effect on the journey advisor community to present suppliers a improved knowing of the journey agent distribution channel. The research will also assistance journey advisors benchmark their individual progress and help lobbying initiatives on behalf of the travel agent marketplace.


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The survey is carried out in partnership with several diverse organizations, like American Culture of Travel Advisors, CCRA, Departure Lounge, Location Marriage ceremony and Honeymoon Professional Association, Location Marriage College, Ensemble, Expedia Cruises OVC, Gifted Vacation Community, Independent by Liberty Journey, Independent by Flight Centre, KHM, Luxurious Vacation Team, Nexion Vacation Group, Nexion Canada, Exterior Brokers, Travel Leaders Market Square, Journey Leaders Network, Journey Planners International, Vacation Pulse, Vacation Quest Community, The Journey Institute and Uniglobe Travel Centre.

“ASTA is fired up to husband or wife with Host Company Reviews’ 2021 study to identify the newest income trends between hosted travel advisors. The conclusions from this element of the investigation coupled with a simultaneous evaluation of the evolving landscape of travel advisor service fees is an superb option to glimpse at modifications and developments on each counts” explained Mark Meader, senior vice president of business affairs and Education at ASTA. “With the elevated complexity of journey resulting from the pandemic, the effects to equally earnings and costs is far more vital to have an understanding of and evaluate now than at any time just before.”

HAR is calling on vacation advisors to consider the study and assistance offer their valuable perception. HAR will carry on its ongoing custom and will award eight taking part advisors with a $25 gift card by using a random drawing. It will also publish the results of its study all over the year together with insights on the most up-to-date traits in journey agent profits according to schooling, working experience, location and market new agent startup charges and earnings travel agent rate tendencies by form of agent and the most up-to-date journey agent demographics.

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“We are so appreciative of the advisors that consider the survey and our partners that assist us get to a vast variety of advisors—from hosted to independently accredited, storefront to dwelling-centered, leisure to luxury,” reported Steph Lee, founder of Host Company Evaluations. “We are thrilled to ready to give again by furnishing the study data to help advisors benchmark their development, to give suppliers serious-world details on the travel company distribution info, and this year, offering exclusive, quantifiable insights into how COVID-19 has impacted the vacation agent community.”

To take the survey, journey advisors can click in this article.

By Harriet