6 Spots To Celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States

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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Why To Never Let Clients Book Their Own Airfare

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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Top 2022 Travel Destination: England for Clients – Part II

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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Top 2022 Travel Destination: England for Clients – Part I

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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5 Tricks to Boost Social Media Visibility

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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5 Travel Trends in 2022

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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Building a Trip on the WINGS Booking Engine

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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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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Connect to Expo 2020 Dubai on Emirates

October 20, 2020 will be day one of Expo 2020 Dubai; the international, globally awe-striking event that leaves visitors speechless once every five years. To make sure everyone who wants to witness this worldwide spectacle can, Sky Bird Travel & Tours connects travel agents with the best fares on Emirates.
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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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