Reminder: TravelConnect Early Bird Registration Rate Ends July 12

Register now for $249, and be part of the conversation that’s evolving the travel industry! Join more than 400 travel professionals as you’ll hear from top leaders around the latest distribution initiatives and technology investments that are transforming the future of travel.

With more than 35 hours of dedicated educational content and networking opportunities at your fingertips, this year’s agenda is filled with a dynamic lineup of keynotes, panels and a new series of quick, energized sessions: Trip Talks. Trip Talks follow the traveler’s journey, from inspiration to purchase and beyond. They will explore the opportunities ahead for the industry, and how travel brands can create an unparalleled customer experience.

Breakout sessions are back: Get ready for in-depth discussions on topics like blockchain, NDC/ONE Order, fraud prevention and data intelligence. Come with your questions, as attendees will be encouraged to participate in these intimate discussions.

The TravelConnect speaker lineup continues to grow! Don't miss your opportunity to hear from these featured speakers:

  • Scott Kirby, president, United Airlines
  • Bonny Simi, president, JetBlue Technology Ventures
  • Amy Webb, quantitative futurist of Future Today Institute, author and professor at New York University Stern School of Business
  • Jeff Katz, founder and chief executive officer, Journera
  • Wayne Best, chief economist, Visa Inc.
  • Massimo Morin, head of Amazon Web Services Travel
  • Tony D'Astolfo, senior vice president, North America, Serko Limited
  • Brian Barth, chief executive officer, Uplift

TravelConnect 2019 will take place October 3-4 at the Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg, Va. Register today before the price goes up to $299 after July 13.


2019 Quarterly Transaction Fees – Second Quarter

This is a reminder about the agent/CTD transaction fee that is assessed on a quarterly basis. See the chart below outlining this tiered fee structure. Note: Agencies with fewer than 1,000 transactions per quarter will not be assessed transaction fees. A separate debit representing this fee will be drawn against your ARC designated bank account on or after July 25, 2019. Only one draft will be issued for consolidated drafting agents.

Number of Transactions per Quarter

Price per Transaction

Tier 1



Tier 2

2.25-5.999 M


Tier 3

6 M or more


Tip of the Week: Did You Forget Your Password for My ARC?

If you've forgotten your password for My ARC, don't worry: You can easily reset your own My ARC password in a simple, fast and secure way. At the login page, look for the link that says “Forgot Password?” You will then need to enter your username, email address and then, click Continue. On the next page, complete the security questions or scroll down and click on the link Reset Your Password by Email. You will then receive an email that will include a link to create a new password.