Travel Trend 2019: Luxury Travel

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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How Sky Bird Helps with Religious Travel

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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8 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Airline Consolidator

Whether you’re in the market for a better airline consolidator or looking to work with one for the first time, there are several important things to consider when shopping around. A business’s reputation, GDS access, customer service, and even their website are all things to keep an eye out for. Keep reading to see eight crucial questions to ask when choosing an airline consolidator.
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6 Hidden Gems of South America

Next time your clients request a vacation to South America, why not show them some of the lesser-known places? Here are six travel ideas to get you started on planning a South American vacation that’s anything but cookie-cutter.
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Shopping in Dubai

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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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Discover the structural celebrities of Dubai

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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How Airline Consolidators Keep Agents Competitive

In the era of booking travel online, it’s tougher than ever to be a travel agent. Clients can book their own vacations with the click of a button which begs the question of why an agent is relevant anymore. Thankfully, airline consolidators exist, and they are one of the greatest resources an agent can use to tip the playing field.
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Luxurious Dubai

Satisfy your clients’ taste for luxury with a Dubai vacation that showcases the city’s most opulent features. Whether clients want to be pampered with superior hospitality, private yacht cruises, architectural marvels, spa retreats, or delicious food, you can count on Sky Bird’s tour division, Sky Vacations, to help you do it all.
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The History on Airline Consolidators

As far as the travel industry is concerned, airline consolidators are a recent phenomenon. These companies have only been around for the last half century or so, but they have developed into an integral part of the industry. As part of a monthly series on airline consolidators, today we’ll be discussing the history behind them and why they can benefit travel agents.
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