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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Singapore for Clients: Top Destination for 2021

Joining the Vatican and Monaco as one of the few country/states in the world, Singapore manages to pack a lot into a space even smaller than the United States’ Rhode Island. On our list of Top Destinations for 2021, this petit country is a hip and inclusive place to engage in the fun, colorful lifestyle of its locals. Keep reading to uncover why you should consider sending clients to Singapore.

*Note: Wearing a mask in public spaces is required due to COVID-19. Learn more about COVID rules and regulations for traveling here.

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Cities to See in Turkey: Top Destination for 2021

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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Things to Do in Greece: Top Destination for 2021

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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Safe Travel in a Post-pandemic World

It is very exciting to see regular reports of countries re-opening to U.S. travelers and travel restrictions slowly being lifted around the world. However, the reality is we are not out of the woods yet. Experts predict the travel industry will not fully recover until the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, but that is not to say you should close shop until then. Your industry expertise and global knowledge are sought out more than ever by those itching to take a trip overseas.

Safe travel is possible in this new landscape! Yes, it is different. It will involve more caution and eliminating crowded events from the itinerary, but it will still fulfill clients’ ravenous craving to FINALLY GET OUT OF THE HOUSE.

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