That growth - and the demographic forces behind it - are directly relevant to travel agents, according to Chris Fair, president of Resonance Consultancy, which works with travel and tourism companies and organizations. (See sidebar). The government will soon release full-year numbers for 2014, that will show an all-time record for international trips of some 65 million, according to Fair. The economic recovery is partly responsible for the surge but also, “We are returning to a trend line established previously,” said Fair. “International travel was growing until 2007 when it reached 64 million, but then dropped for several years until it hit a low of under 60 million in 2011.“ Get the full story at Travel Market Report