Presents, interprets, and analyzes news trends and issues in a way agents can use.Every year brings accelerating change to the travel industry, and the weekly news magazine Travel Agent strives to match its pace with news and features targeting mainstream professionals. Broadly covering hotels, cruises, and destinations, the magazine presents feature stories offering insights into the personalities and businesses that keep the travel world spinning. While engaging, these features also provide solid, useful information to their adventurous readers. Each issue has a good mix of general industry-wide news and in-depth accounts of noteworthy individual locations and products. The “Agent Advocate” column looks deeply into issues of interest to pros–nonrefundable tickets, delayed commissions, and plenty more. Though gently focusing on small- and medium-size businesses, Travel Agent is indispensable for all players. –Rob Lightner