The United States celebrates Thanksgiving annually on the fourth Thursday in November (second Monday in October for Canada). The holiday dates back to 1621, when the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Tribe hosted the first Harvest Festival in Plymoth, Massachusets. The celebration feast included bird, deer, fish, lobster, and dozens of local vegetables. Today, most people eat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy. If your client has decided to take a holiday vacation, then here are 6 of the most exciting Thanksgiving festivities and celebrations across the United States that’ll elevate the trip!
Overview of the best destinations to send your client for Thanksgiving in the USA:
- New York, New York
- Orlando, Florida
- Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Frankfurt, Michigan
- Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Leavenworth, Washington
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Travel consultants are an increasingly popular resource because most travelers don’t have trip planning experience or time to spare. When using a travel agent, clients benefit from receiving a full itinerary, accommodations, and transportation for their vacation without the extra effort on their part. If you’re a travel agent, never let your clients book their own airfare—especially when they’re paying additional costs for your services. If you aren’t already convinced, then read on to discover why travel agents should never let clients book their own airfare!
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When customers book through a travel agent, they expect to receive an itinerary specifically tailored to them. This doesn’t have to be an impossible request with the help of Sky Bird Travel & Tours. We narrowed down the best monuments, tours, and activities around England to prevent you from falling into tourist traps! Read on to discover experiences curated specifically for photographers, foodies, film fans, artists, and architects in England!
To read the other half of our guide, check out the previous blog post Top 2022 Travel Destination: England for Clients — Part I.
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England is one of Sky Bird’s most frequently booked travel locations, and it’s securing the number one spot on our list of the Top 2022 Travel Destinations. However, there are so many activities to pick from, that travel agents can struggle to select the perfect one for their clients. The country offers beautiful art, historical monuments, unique dining experiences, and much more. To help travel consultants find a unique tour for any client, we created this two-part guide that describes our favorite activities for each type of traveler!
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Social media, like Facebook and Instagram, is a valuable tool for your travel agency! When used correctly, it can increase your client base, brand awareness, and sales.
However, navigating the online marketplace can leave you feeling tired and frustrated. Some days it might seem like there is no engagement coming in at all.
If you, or your travel business, struggle to promote brand awareness or reach your target audience on social media—then you’re not alone. Here at Sky Bird Travel & Tours, we’re here to help you master the online marketing game with five tricks to boost your profile visibility!
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2022 is looking brighter for the travel industry. According to the TSA, travel numbers are gradually growing closer to what they were pre-pandemic. Research shows travelers have a positive outlook for travel in 2022; people plan to take more leisure and international trips, despite concern for new variants of COVID-19. We are optimistic for travel in 2022, and hope our list of travel trends help spark the optimism in you.
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Are you registered with the WINGS Booking Engine? Registration is free, after all. WINGS gives you the tools to manage your travel business more efficiently, starting with simplifying the process of building a full itinerary with flights, hotels, car rentals, tours, and land activities.
In this blog, we give an overview of building a trip on the WINGS Booking Engine. For a LIVE look at using WINGS, tune into one of our LIVE webinars that occur the second Thursday of every month at 2 pm EST.
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A Top Destination for 2021, Turkey holds a truly dynamic character. Straddling both the European and Asian continents, Turkey delivers variety among its historic sites, open-air markets, beaches, and greenspaces. If your clients are thinking of going to Turkey, keep reading to scratch the surface of what Turkey’s main cities have to offer:
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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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Your clients come to you with a time frame of when they plan to take their next vacation. They may already have a destination in mind, or they are seeking your input on which countries have ideal weather conditions compatible with their window for travel. Whether you are determining when or where to send your clients, here is a rundown of the best time to go to our most in-demand locations.
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