Why Credit Management Matters in Your Travel Agency

Credit Management in Travel Agency

Most travel agency owners understand the importance of building a strong customer base and diversifying their revenue streams, but what about prioritizing their business finances? It can be difficult to manage your own travel business finances when you focus solely on your personal credit. However, having a good credit score can help your small business […]

How to Navigate the Challenges of Seasonal Demand in Travel Marketing

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Travel professionals need to find savvy ways to address seasonal demand in travel marketing. Seasonal demand is the natural ebb and flow of tourism in a destination area and can be an obstacle to consistent income for those who work in tourism industries. With smart strategies, these challenges can be overcome to drive year-round business […]

If This, Then That… A Travel Advisor’s Guide to Problem-Solving 8 Common Issues

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There is no exact certification that will give you the status of “miracle worker,” but sometimes that is exactly who you need to be for your clients. An integral part of being an effective travel agent is preparing for inevitable unforeseen circumstances in addition to being organized. You can plan the absolute perfect vacation, but […]

How to Prepare for Tax Season as a Travel Agency Owner

Prepare for Tax Season as Travel Agency Owner

Being a small business owner comes with its fair share of benefits, from flexibility in your schedule to the joys of being your own boss. However, there are some not-so-fun aspects of being a business owner, one of which is tax season. Small business owners in the travel industry should understand how to properly prepare […]

The Pros and Cons of Being a Niche Travel Agent

The pros and cons of being a niche travel agent

Don’t let the word “niche” scare you; choosing a focus for your travel agency can distinguish your business. Doctors, lawyers and professors specialize, so why not you? That being said, deciding on a niche or specialty that suits you and your agency isn’t without its complexities. New agents who limit themselves by niching without having an existing […]

Optimizing Online Listings and Reviews for Local SEO in the Travel Industry

Optimizing Online Listings and Reviews for Local SEO in the Travel Industry

The desire for personalized travel planning and comprehensive booking solutions leads many people to search Google for help locally. To be among the top search results in your local area, you need to leverage the power of online listings and reviews.  Key Takeaways Why It’s Important for Travel-Based Businesses to Focus on Local SEO Travel-based […]

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up Your Travel Agency

Deciding to take the plunge into a travel agency, whether it’s your own or a consortium, is an exciting time for any advisor. But building a successful and effective agency is dependent upon much more than registering for an LLC and calling it a day. The following are some common blunders that travel agents might […]

The ABCs of E&O Travel Agency Insurance

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Understanding E&O Insurance E&O insurance is an important part of protecting a travel agent’s income. However, understanding the mechanics of how to purchase E&O insurance is burdensome and complicated. The purpose of this article is to simplify and explain the process of buying and maintaining an E&O insurance policy so that a travel agent can […]

Travel Agency Banking 101: What You Need to Know

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Before you take on your first client or hire your first sales agent, you need to be sure the backend of your business is properly set up. This includes establishing a business checking account, savings account, and credit card. Finding the right small business bank and credit card accounts can be difficult, which is why […]

How to Create Engaging Social Media Content to Attract Clients

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As a travel agent, one of your most important business goals should be attracting new clients. You understand the level of competition in the industry. It’s crucial to keep evolving, adapting, and improvising in an effort to gain a new audience and stay ahead of the competition. One of the most useful tools for building […]