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.
With 2022 bringing a new year of travel, your clients’ big question will be, “Where should we go?” Here at Sky Bird, we compiled a list of the top 10 destinations of 2022 that will bring out the wanderlust in your clients! This list merges our most booked destinations we’ve seen in the travel industry as well as a few personal favorites of our agents. Pack your client’s next journey filled with culture and adventure; book it seamlessly on our WINGS Booking Engine.
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.
Latin American luxury resorts come in many forms. From the deserts of Chile to the mountains of Peru, there’s a unique and relaxing experience around every corner. We’ve highlighted some of the best places to book your clients.
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Once a mere stopping point for travelers on their way to safaris, Nairobi has become an enthralling vacation destination in itself. Not only is it the gateway to places like Mount Kilimanjaro and the Rift Valley, but it’s also an emerging hub for business travelers. The African headquarters for IBM, Google, Microsoft, and other large tech corporations are based here. And then of course, there’s the bustling nightlife and food scene. Here’s a sampling of what awaits your clients in Kenya’s spectacular capital.
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With hundreds of convenient direct and connecting flights, Emirates African destinations are just waiting for clients to explore. From the heights of Table Mountain to the historical Apartheid Museum, South Africa is filled with cultural and natural sights. Here are just a few of the plethora of attractions your clients can discover.
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Being your own boss is liberating. You get to set your own hours and schedule, and have greater flexibility. Sometimes, however, being a homebased agent has its drawbacks. When you have a large group, a travel emergency, or even need assistance in your native language, dealing with it all on your own can be overwhelming. You need a wingman and the airline consolidator is the perfect candidate.
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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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Everyone’s heard of the Taj Mahal. When it comes to planning their trip to India, why not treat clients to something different? Show them a grand time in India with these lovely, lesser-known Indian landmarks.
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Working with an airline consolidator is an excellent way to grow not only your sales, but also your career as a travel agent. The ability to set your own markups, find lower fares than ones published online, and have 24/7 support are just some of the many benefits you’ll get when you book with a consolidator. However, when choosing a consolidator to work with, it’s crucial that you do your research. We’ve identified the qualities you’ll want to see and some red flags to watch out for.
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