How Sky Bird Gives You a Competitive Edge

Travel agents racing to be the best travel agent

We are beginning to see the travel industry slowly rebound after being violently shaken by the global pandemic. Are you ready for the surge? Travel is already a competitive field, and now is the perfect time for travel agents to take advantage of working with an airline consolidator. We at Sky Bird Travel & Tours strive to be your greatest resource out there, and we are here to help you tip the playing field so you can stand out from the competition.

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Why Adding Travel Insurance is Crucial

Travel insurance went from being “nice to have” to “essential” when the COVID-19 pandemic put people through the worst travel nightmares they ever experienced. Flights were abruptly canceled, robbing people of their upcoming vacation or abandoning them in a foreign destination. Boarders were instantly closed, trapping visitors abroad. Chaos among the travel industry ensued as it prepared for an unknown severity of turbulence ahead.

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Things to Do in Greece: Top Destination for 2021

Few countries achieve the mix of seaside paradises and jaw-dropping ancient ruins that Greece manages. It is testament to the progressive origins of Western civilization contrasted with a lifestyle that urges visitors to “take it slow, just relax.” We, at Sky Bird, have had a handful of inquires about this impressive country, making it one of our Top 10 Destinations for 2021. Continue reading for ideas on what to include when planning your clients’ getaway to Greece.

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Safe Travel in a Post-pandemic World

It is very exciting to see regular reports of countries re-opening to U.S. travelers and travel restrictions slowly being lifted around the world. However, the reality is we are not out of the woods yet. Experts predict the travel industry will not fully recover until the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, but that is not to say you should close shop until then. Your industry expertise and global knowledge are sought out more than ever by those itching to take a trip overseas.

Safe travel is possible in this new landscape! Yes, it is different. It will involve more caution and eliminating crowded events from the itinerary, but it will still fulfill clients’ ravenous craving to FINALLY GET OUT OF THE HOUSE.

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5 Travel Trends 2021 + What to Know About Travel

Our blog, Travel Trends 2020: Industry Forecast, is the greatest example of unknowing optimism that exists in our content archives. It clarifies what we have always known: industry trends change often and, sometimes, instantly.

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Travel Trends 2020: Industry Forecast

Travel industry trends change almost as often as rates on hotels or airfare. This past year, we at Sky Bird saw the predicted trends of 2019 develop into the norm. We’re now eager to see what 2020 has in store for us, our customers, and their customers as we prepare for the New Year.

Some trends from our 2019 list are continuing to be a hot topic of 2020. These trends include:
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Fly to Pakistan on Emirates Airlines

Those who have been to Pakistan return with scads of reasons why it’s their favorite country. Here are some of the places in Pakistan that will turn your clients’ voyage into a trip of a lifetime.
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How Consolidators Connect You with Airlines

The 2014 New Year began with a snowstorm. It came through the northern Midwest of the United States, causing enough disruption to earn recognition as the January 2014 North American Blizzard. Many people were bound by cancelled flights. When they called their airline in an attempt to remedy the situation, they were met with nothing more than an automated message repeating, “Due to high call volumes, all our agents are currently unavailable. Please try again later.
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Tech in Travel: Virtual Reality

The gaming industry brought the capabilities of virtual reality (VR) to the players, and now the opportunities VR presents is commanding attention from marketing and hospitality businesses. Experts recognize VR gives potential consumers the chance to experience a product before purchase, giving the customer more authority in their final decision. Knowing this kind of control is highly valuable to customers, those working in the travel industry have explored and executed ways to bring this sophisticated technology to every traveler.

Here are ways the travel industry is using VR to achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction:
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Top Luxury Resorts in Latin America

Latin American luxury resorts come in many forms. From the deserts of Chile to the mountains of Peru, there’s a unique and relaxing experience around every corner. We’ve highlighted some of the best places to book your clients.
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