Here at the Travel Success Academy, we’re always looking for bigger and better ways to help agents thrive and grow their travel businesses into something they can be proud of for years to come. And what better way to make that happen than by bringing everyone together to learn, mingle and connect?
Well, that’s exactly why we hosted our inaugural Travel Business Success Summit last year. And now we’re thrilled to announce that we’re doing it all again this summer!
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Launching your own travel business is an exciting time. You get to achieve freedom and make money doing what you love! But it’s also stressful and overwhelming. And because there are so many things to do every day to ensure the launch goes smoothly, it’s normal to be nervous.
Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take in order to start strong and make your launch successful. So today, we’re exploring 4 tips to keep in mind as you launch your travel business.
Tip #1: Get Your Branding in Place
There’s a good chance you...
You know why you became a travel agent, and you know exactly what you do on the daily. But does everyone else?
Truth is, not a lot of people understand what travel agents do for a living. There are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings that can, unfortunately, discourage people from working with agents.
So, what kind of myths are out there and how can you dispel them?
Follow me down the page to find out.
Myth #1: Travel Agents are Extinct
Although there may not be as many travel agents as there were a decade ago, travel agents do still...
A travel agency’s content strategy is made up of many small parts that work together to convert people into paying clients. A blog should be a key part of that content strategy. Yet, many travel agents don’t understand the value that a business blog has to offer.
So today, we’re looking at four key reasons why your travel agency needs to have a blog.
Reason #1: Bring More Traffic to Your Website
Your blog is a great way to pull people to your travel website. Your audience is eager to learn about travel topics that interest them,...
There’s no doubt about it, images are better attention-grabbers on the web than text. And when it comes to selling travel, images are by far the best way to show off a location’s beauty.
But, not all photos are created equal. Some will be passed by without a second thought, while others will capture your audience’s attention and get them excited about hopping on a plane to see it all for themselves.
So, today we’re taking a look at 4 ways you can use images to sell travel to your audience. Let’s get started!
As a small business owner in the travel industry, your days are bound to be a little wild and crazy. We get it. From marketing and client conversations to working with vendors and researching the next great destination, we know that your to-do list can seem endless. Unfortunately, with so much going on, it’s all too easy for important details to slip through the cracks.
But, there’s good news. No matter how jam-packed your schedule gets, you can keep your travel business on track with these 4 daily tasks:
Task #1: Plan Your Day
Your travel business is all about your customers. So, you should always make it a priority to get as much feedback as you can about their trip experiences. And, the easiest way to do that is to send surveys to everyone who traveled with you and ask that they complete these with honest feedback.
Question is … what do you do with the information you get? Today, we’re answering that question with 5 tips on how you can make the most of your travel surveys by analyzing the info you get back.
Tip #1: Start with the Big Picture
Social media is one of the most important tools you have when it comes to finding new clients, keeping in touch with past customers and growing your travel agency’s reputation. But to truly benefit from the incredible power of social media, you need to do a few things right. If you don’t, your hard work will be lost in the internet void.
See, there are hundreds of thousands of brands out there vying for people’s attention. So, if you want to make an impact with your content, you’ll need to stand out from the crowd.
Let’s be real – there are a lot of different things that go into becoming a premier travel agent.
You need to know all about travel. We’re talking about having the 411 on the best places to go, how to get there, where to stay and what to do while you’re there
Truth is … you’re constantly learning about new places and experiences. But to really take your business to the next level, you have to do even more. And the biggest part of that is developing a winning business mindset as an agent.
After all, you...
There’s no denying the importance of a strong email marketing strategy for your travel business. Regular emails allow you to get closer to your audience, guide them through the customer journey and ultimately convert them into paying clients.
But there’s more to a successful email strategy than writing a few sentences and hitting send. So today, we’re taking a look at four key pieces your email marketing strategy may be missing.
Element #1: A Strong Subject Line
You can write the best email in the world, but it won’t...
The TSA Business Lounge is THE place to connect with other like-minded individuals in the travel industry. In this free group, you can make connections, ask questions, offer your own tips and advice, and become a travel industry pro with an awesome group of travel pros by your side! It’s an amazing way to learn and grow in the travel industry.