An increased social media presence, and more focus on groups, targeted events and service fees round out the top strategies.
With all the things a travel agent needs to juggle, trying to determine when your commissions will arrive is one less worry if you have a reference list on hand.
Despite the current shutdown disruptions, the time for travel to these natural wonders will soon be upon us once more. Tour operators are at the ready, which means now is the time for travel advisors to think ahead.
Research shows independent operators have made agent distribution channel their most valued source for business.
The question of Mexico’s safety resurfaced again yesterday after seven people were killed in a shooting in the resort city of Playa del Carmen this past weekend.
All Smithsonian museums are closed until further notice, the U.S. National Park Service is dipping into funds to stay open, and disruption to air travel could be on the horizon, as the nation awaits a resolution.
The European river cruise company said its travel partners can earn up to $800 in Visa gift cards for new bookings confirmed before the end of February.
The company has completed the phase out of the Starwood reservations database and all reservations are now running through the Marriott system.
The FIT operator is also offering a commission incentive for new bookings made before the end of February.
Industry cruise experts told Travel Market Report that the following destinations are all a buzz, so be sure to share the wonder when your clients ask what epic places should be on their travel list for the coming year.