Top Travel Destinations for 2021

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.

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Top Luxury Resorts in Latin America

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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Show Clients a New Side of Nairobi with Emirates

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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Discovering Emirates African Destinations

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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How Airline Consolidators Help Homebased Agents

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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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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How to Tell a Good Airline Consolidator from a Bad One

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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Dubai’s Great Outdoors

Sky Bird’s tours divisions, Sky Vacations’ Dubai packages are specially designed to expose your clients to Dubai’s best features, inside and out. Travelers who love outdoor activity will find plenty to do in this tremendous city. Continue reading for Dubai’s best outdoor ventures. Continue reading “Dubai’s Great Outdoors”

How to Tell if an Airline Consolidator is Reputable

Choosing to work with an airline consolidator is one of the best decisions you can make as a travel agent. Just like everything else in life, you want to make sure the company you work with is reputable. So how do you determine if an airline consolidator is trustworthy? There are several different ways to vet a consolidator before you work with them.
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