The Overlooked Travel Agent, Now Starring Off Broadway

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    The Overlooked Travel Agent, Now Starring Off Broadway

    The New York Times
    By DAVID GELLESJAN. 17, 2014

    Consider the hapless travel agent. Undercut by Expedia. Ignored by app-reliant consumers. Overlooked, thanks to the digital revolution. Last year, travel agents accounted for just 32 percent of bookings in the United States, down from 41 percent in 2006...

    But at least one travel agent isn’t going down without a fight. Jim Strong, president of Strong Travel Services, wants the world to know his trade is still thriving. Or at least is still relevant. And to make his case, he is mounting a $300,000 production Off Broadway...

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    Seeing this in February :)
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