Travel Agent (magazine)

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Travel Agent
Senior Editor Mark Rogers
Categories Travel industry
Frequency Biweekly
Publisher John McMahon
Year founded 1930
Company Questex, LLC
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
Website Official website

Travel Agent is a biweekly trade magazine, published by Questex, LLC and targeted at travel agency professionals, featuring travel industry news.[1][2][3] It is based in New York City.[2][4]

History and profile[edit]

The magazine was established in 1930.[5][6] In 1998 Travel Agent was sold by Universal Media, Inc. to Advanstar Communications Inc.[6] It was formerly published on a weekly basis.[6]

Travel Agent targets travel agents, agency owners/managers, and other travel industry staff.[5] The magazine is also supplemented with an online edition. Questex Media also operates Travel Agent University, an on-line travel education site.[7] Sister publications include: Luxury Travel Advisor, Home Based Travel Agent, Official Travel Industry Directory, Hotel & Motel Management, Premier Hotels & Resorts and Premier Spas & Romance.[7]

Travel Agent is the recipient of Folio magazine's editorial excellence award in the travel trade category.[8]


  1. ^ "Travel Agent Magazine". Questex Travel Group. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Travel Agent Magazine". Publicitas. Retrieved 25 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Industry’s Most Read Trade Publication". Questex Travel Group. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Robert Brewer (1 June 2008). 2009 Writer's Market. F+W Media, Inc. p. 2802. ISBN 1-58297-677-5. Retrieved 25 November 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Seventeen Virtuoso(R) Members Named Among Travel Agent Magazine's 'Top 25 Agents'". PR Newswire. 21 September 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  6. ^ a b c "Advanstar Acquires Travel Agent Magazine". The Write News. 18 August 1998. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "About Us". Travel Agent. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  8. ^ "Travel Agent Magazine Sold to Advanstar Communications". Business Wire. 24 August 1998. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 

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