Egypt is a destination for those fascinated by the world’s history. Its past extends into a time pre-dating the Bible, and it is the site of the last of the remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. You’re not going to have trouble fulfilling your clients’ fascination quota here, but it can be tricky to decide what exactly to showcase in this magnificent country in the time you have to work with.
Read on for ideas when planning your clients’ Egypt tour.
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Qatar is a peninsula Arab country and a regular stopover destination. Whether your clients are scheduled for a short visit or a full trip, introduce this Sky Bird agent-favorite as an alternative to places they have already seen. Full of tradition, adventure, shopping, and enough spas to un-do the effects of 2020, Qatar offers a stunning welcome back to the joy of traveling.
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After more than a year without regular traveling, the big question your clients have for you will be, “Where should we go?” Here at Sky Bird, we have compiled a list of 2021’s top 10 destinations that will make your clients want to pack their bags! Our list blends some of our most booked destinations we have seen in the travel business, and some of our agents’ personal favorites. Pack your client’s next journey full of culture and adventure, and book it seamlessly on our WINGS Booking Engine.
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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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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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We have talked a lot about how good an airline consolidator is for your business, and you may have even added working with one to your travel agent toolkit. However, if you have been working with one for a while and doubt their services are helping you reach your goals, it’s time to find a better one.
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Investing in luxury travel is one of the year’s most significant trends. That being said, it’s important to note that 2019’s definition of “luxury” differs from previous interpretations. Knowing this information will help you update your appeal to the luxury travel market. Here is a rundown of how travelers define “luxury” these days.
Today’s characteristics of luxury travel are divided into personalization, authenticity, unique experiences, and 5-star service.
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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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There is more to planning a couple’s getaway than sending them to the nearest beach. The more you cater the trip to their relationship’s personality, the happier the couple will be. Here are some destination suggestions for couples traveling together:
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Time is money, as the old saying goes. If you’re hung up on trip planning details, or simply unsatisfied with your current commissions, there’s an easy and free way to ramp up your earnings: consider working with an airline consolidator. Not only will you be able to make higher, better commissions, consolidators will provide you with help in a plethora of other ways.
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