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 division, Sky Vacations’ new Dubai packages are specially designed to expose your clients to Dubai’s best features, inside and out. Travelers looking to soak up the Dubai sun through outdoor activity will find plenty to do between the beaches, desert, and city. Continue reading for some of Dubai’s most popular outdoor ventures.
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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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Discover Dubai’s Food Scene

Whether your clients are planning a visit to Dubai or simply desire a pleasurable stopover, Sky Bird’s tours division, Sky Vacations, has the perfect vacation packages! They’ll enjoy a range of popular sites like Dubai’s delectable food scene. With hundreds of restaurants to choose from, diners of every palate will find something to enjoy.
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How Airline Consolidators Can Help Agencies of All Sizes

Maybe you’ve heard of fellow travel agents using airline consolidators, but you’ve never tried them out for yourself. By not utilizing this business, you’re doing yourself a great disservice. Whether you work from home, a small office, or a large agency, airline consolidators can give your business a boost. This article is part of a monthly series throughout 2018 that details how airline consolidators can put you at a greater advantage.
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10 Ways to Fail as a Travel Agent

One of the best tools for success is learning from other’s mistakes. There are hundreds of success stories or articles about “how to be a travel agent.” But what about the travel agents who fail? Why do some agents flourish and others flop?

We asked industry experts what they have observed working with agents throughout the past 40 years. Here is what they had to say:
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We Speak Your Language, Literally!

How Sky Bird Provides the Best Customer Service

Agents with VFR customers have a unique benefit in working with their clients. They understand their culture and can speak in their respective native language. This creates a greater connection between travel agent and customer.

Imagine booking fares with the help of an airline consolidator that speaks your language!

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The Benefits of Experience

How Sky Bird Provides the Best Customer Service

 Dread.

It’s what we feel when we pick up the phone and call the cable company or the cell phone company.

Is it their inexperienced customer service representatives? Is it their unwillingness to help?

We understand what it is like. And we understand what it is like to receive amazing customer service too. Providing incredible customer service is something we strive for at Sky Bird. With over 40 years of experience, we have proven time and time again that our customer service agents are knowledgeable and experienced.
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