Travel Agency Distribution Channel Statistics

Size of Market

64,000 Full-Time Travel Agents

40,000 Independent Travel Agents

 

104,000 Total U.S. Travel Agents

2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

ARC Agency Locations: 13,000

CLIA Agency Locations: 10,700

IATAN Card Holders: 103,000

OSSN True Card Holders: 2,300

Value of Market

Travel Agents - A Valuable Partner

 

The travel agency distribution channel accounts for one-third of the U.S. travel market: $100 Billion

PhoCusWright’s Travel Agency Distribution Landscape 2009-2013

 

Travel Agents deliver the highest value customers versus other distribution channels. 

 

Number of Trips Taken Annually

Travel Agent Customers: 4.81 Trips

Non Travel Agent Customers: 3.93 Trips

 

Average Length of Trips

Travel Agent Customers: 8.2 Nights (35% Longer)

Non Travel Agent Customers: 6 Nights

 

Average Daily Spend of Travelers

Travel Agent Customers: $494 per Day 

Non Travel Agent Customers: $238 per Day

 

Travel Weekly's 2014 Consumer Trends Report

Resources

Corporate Office

 

505 Elm Street

Moorestown, NJ 08057 

Contact
 

Shaun T. Whitley, CRO & Co-Founder

E: swhitley@travelrelations.com

T: 917-338-6050

Scott Whitley, CEO & Co-Founder

E: scott@travelrelations.com

T: 856-552-0667