NACTA announces Agent Life magazine as official publication


Alexandria, Virgina – NACTA (National Association of Commissioned Travel Agents) announced plans to launch Agent Life, a bimonthly magazine for its members. Serendipity Publishing, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based publishing company, will be the official publisher for the magazine. The publication will offer solutions for business success while addressing the unique lifestyle needs of the independent travel professional.

The magazine will include information on a variety of topics including business solutions such as technology support and sales and marketing tips; destination features including North America, international and cruise destinations; useful advice on how to balance work and everyday life; and updates from NACTA.

“We are thrilled to be offering Agent Life magazine to our members,” said Scott Koepf, president of NACTA. “I think they will appreciate a publication that communicates to them directly and personally about their specific needs.”

Agent Life is scheduled to publish its first edition this September and will launch the premier issue at THETRADESHOW in Orlando, September 7-9, 2008. It is a complimentary subscription to NACTA members.

NACTA is the travel industry’s leading national trade association representing independent contractors, outside sales agents, cruise and tour oriented agents, group oriented travel professionals and traditional ARC-appointed travel agencies that provide services and support to such professionals. Established in 1986, NACTA’s mission is to represent the interest of independent travel entrepreneurs and to promote professionalism and recognition for the professional independent agent. NACTA is an affiliate of ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents, the world’s largest travel trade association.