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UFTAA’s position on IATA’s new distribution capability – NDC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - During the UFTAA Congress in Kuala Lumpur, IATA's Alexs Popovich gave an interesting and in-depth presentation on IATA’s proposed NDC. Mr.

UFTAA and UNWTO strengthen tourism collaboration

(eTN) ITALY - For the first time in the last 10 years, Mario Bevacqua, President of UFTAA, the World Federation of Travel Agents and Tour Operators, and Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the UNWTO (UN

Trenitalia only rail company at meeting of Roman UFTAA

ROME, Italy - More than 80 associations representing thousands of travel agencies from all over the world, of which only about 7,000 are in Italy, met in Rome from February 3 to 5 to take stock of the

American Airlines and “booking source premium”

UFTAA members will recall American Airlines’ (AA) announcement made in mid-November that it planned, as from the end of 2010, to charge travel agents a fee for each segment booked by them over AA’

Is collateral damage really necessary?

The fallout potential from American Airlines’ (AA) dispute with Travelport continues to worry UFTAA.

UFTAA elects Mario Bevacqua president

Following the election of a new Board of Directors by the recent Annual General Assembly held in Rimini (Italy), Mario Bevacqua, former Vice President, was elected President of The United Federation o

How to survive in a zero commission world

The international federation of travel agencies, gathering over 70,000 agencies worldwide, is facing a topical moment in its history and has chosen TTG Incontri to start the change.

43rd UFTAA World Congress held in Kathmandu

The 43rd World Congress of the United Federation of Travel Agents Associations (UFTAA) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal, in late November this year.

ARTA Canada president drops a bombshell: No such thing as...

At the recently concluded United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association’s annual congress, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, Mr.

UFTAA elects new board

The United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations (UFTAA) held its annual elections for its board of directors on November 21. Mr.

UFTAA is wiring up all its travel agents members around the...

The United Federation of Travel Agents’ Associations (UFTAA) is using its UFTAA Club registrations to wire up all its travel agent members world-wide for better communication, which will develop bus

Appointment of new industry travel agency commissioners

Recently, the travel agency and airline industry representative organizations (ECTAA, UFTAA, WTAAA and IATA) jointly appointed travel agency commissioners to fill the posts left vacant by the departi

ARTA Canada admitted into UFTAA

MANILA, Philippines - The United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations (UFTAA) announced at its 42nd Congress and General Assembly held this week that it has approved ARTA Canada's request for mem