“The travel business is about experiences and relationships. If you don't have a travel advisor , establish a relationship before you really need them,” said cruising specialist Mary Ann Ramsey, a 40-year industry veteran and owner of Betty Maclean Travel.
also help you to earn lifelong customers. There are so many great tools available to help travel advisors elevate themselves; be sure you're taking advantage of all the opportunities so you can stand out and operate the best travel business you.
Bennett + Mercado Hospitality, owned by Beatrice Mercado and Cheryl Bennett, recently invited travel advisors in the New York area to attend a half-day sales session called “Selling in a Client Centric Environment.” The training was provided by Kate.
The ease that fraudsters can hack into a travel agent's business was on full display at a general session at the ASTA General Convention in San Diego last month. In a discussion led by ASTA's Mark Meader, Teddy Lindsey, CTO of cyber security firm.
We're often told about the things to look for in a home, but we often overlook several things, some we may never even consider. Paula Monthofer, 2017 President of the Arizona Association of Realtors provides insights on top things to not overlook when .
Nearly 1,200 advisors will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of some of the most popular niches in travel at the inaugural Virtuoso Community Globetrotting, held in conjunction with Virtuoso Travel Week, Virtuoso said. The advisors will.
To Avanti Destinations, a Swiss Travel Pass is essential for those looking to travel in Switzerland. The pass allows tourists to travel on trains, boats, and buses from destination to destination, and gives you access to public transportation in 90.
Back in 2012 it was revealed that a travel site in the US - Orbitz - was presenting different hotel rooms to customers, determined by whether they were using a Mac or PC to visit the site. Mac users were offered the more premium suites while Windows.
Agents can include the booking tool on their private-branded Virtuoso websites (available free to member advisors ) and offer it as a convenience to clients who want to book their own hotel stays. The tool is also a potential source of new business.
Having studied the habits of several successful travel advisors within the Signature Network, Maza shared several of their tips . These included acknowledging that there are no shortcuts when it comes to selling luxury travel , and also owning up to the.
What should you do if one of your clients is bumped from an overbooked flight? Virtuoso has released a new survey of advice from its network of luxury travel advisors on how to cope with airline disruptions, including bumpings like those that caused a.