If four travelers are flying out of New York to Mecca, and two of their friends are meeting up with them via Chicago, and they all require halal cuisine, and the trip must be booked in three weeks, what is the approximate stress level of the travel agent? If we had to guess, it’s pretty high. When customers make a journey of faith, they’re counting on you to make sure their spiritual voyage is a success. This adds pressure beyond the normal realms of trip-planning. Let Sky Bird show you how easy it is to book religious travel with us!
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June through August is high season for family travel and when clients want you to deliver their unforgettable family vacation, you’ll need options that will intrigue and accommodate the whole household. Here are a few destinations to consider:
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If you’ve used an airline consolidator in the past, you’re already on track for advancing your job in the travel industry. It means, on top of organizing fulfilling itineraries for clients’ travels, you include selling airfare in your services; but did you know working with an airline consolidator brings advantages beyond low airfare?
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Our tours division, Sky Vacations, can help you create a tour that serves as a shopaholic’s paradise for your clients who love hunting for trends and bargains abroad. Here are some of Dubai’s acclaimed malls, souks, and unique shopping establishments that prompt the slogan, “Only in Dubai.”
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Showcasing the landmarks that make up Dubai’s breathtaking skyline is a monumental addition to your clients’ visit. Whether you are working with a full vacation or are filling a brief stopover, our tours division, Sky Vacations, has customizable Dubai packages (including a half-day city tour) that get clients up close and personal with the city’s iconic architecture.
Discover the structural celebrities of Dubai and the architectural world.
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The ease of online flight-booking services makes consulting the internet a client go-to if they are in charge of making their own flight arrangements. As a travel agent whose career thrives from commission, including airfare booking in your services not only gives you a higher profit platform, but also ensures clients don’t fall victim to things that can go wrong when scheduling their own flights.
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Now, on to the next step – accreditation. You’re probably overwhelmed with all the unfamiliar acronyms and terminology, like CLIA, ARC, IATA, TRUE, etc. It’s like learning a foreign language. This article will help you understand the nuances among some of the most common accreditation organizations and hopefully help you decide which one(s) are right for you.
How to become a CERTIFIED travel agent.
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How Sky Bird Provides the Best Customer Service
It’s what we feel when we pick up the phone and call the cable company or the cell phone company.
Is it their inexperienced customer service representatives? Is it their unwillingness to help?
We understand what it is like. And we understand what it is like to receive amazing customer service too. Providing incredible customer service is something we strive for at Sky Bird. With over 40 years of experience, we have proven time and time again that our customer service agents are knowledgeable and experienced.
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