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agents who have their own preferred
supplier relationships are fiercely loyal to those suppliers.
Full-time agents reported they book
with a preferred 67% of the time;
part-timers do so 62% of the time.
Preferred supplier arrangements offer
easier than ever!
and earlier too . . .
With two new American Eagle flights daily* (starting
December 14th, 2006) from San Juan - landing at 3: 10 p.m.
and 10:00 p.m. - you could be basking on one of our pristine
beaches or playing our spectacular new Greg Norman
18 hole championship golf course by 4:00 p.m. !
well in excess of $2 million
in the results.’ — Joanie Ogg
Call American Eagle or The Anguilla Tourist Board at
877 4 Anguilla or visit www.anguilla-vacation.com.
fam trips, education and overrides.
Nearly 30% of NACTA agents af-
filiated with a host agency split com-
missions 70/30. The second most fre-
quently used split is 80/20.
Some retailers keep all commis-
sions and instead pay a monthly fee
to the host. The average monthly fee
is $69.76 vs. $87.85.
The 2006 survey found that special-
ization in certain destinations and/or
types of travel is a continuing trend
for NACTA agents.
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* Daily flights from San Juan to Anguilla leave at 2:00 p.m.
& 8: 55 p.m. Returning flights depart Anguilla at 8: 15 a.m. &
3: 40 p.m. American Eagle features ATR 72 turbo-prop
aircraft with a capacity for 64 passengers. Flight times
are subject to variation. Anguilla offers no specific
guarantee for departure or arrival times.