The luxury travel trend is as positive as almost always for agents, with the market moving ahead steadily. Travel Leaders Group is the latest to confirm that luxury travel is up for agents. Travel Leaders Group recently released a survey based on 536 U.S.-based travel agency owners, managers and frontline agents who book luxury travel. The trend: bookings are “up or on par” compared to last year. Over 80 percent of survey respondents said that tours, hotel and cruise bookings in the luxury category were all up or met 2012 levels. Cruise suites room class are also seeing an equal or higher booking level compared to last year. Travel Leaders Group CEO Barry Liben said that agents across the board are seeing clients who want to experience luxury travel and that it’s not just the 1 percent demanding the experiences. Get the full story at TravelPulse