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Be an independent Travel Agent in 3 Easy Steps

Side Hustles are the Future of Work & You need to Have one. The best part is to do it with Automation all while continuing to receive a steady paycheck from your real job. Without taking the risk and going full throttle into the world of working for yourself.  Starting a side business is not […]

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Started building your travel website and your web developer disappeared?

Having a website for any business is a must these days and it is no longer considered a luxury as it was a couple of decades ago. There are almost 1.5 billion websites in the world today and many are getting added daily. Being in the travel trade, it is exceptionally important to have a […]

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Is your travel website no longer operational?

“A bad website is like a grumpy salesperson.” It is an established fact that almost all businesses need a website. In case you don’t have a website (or have, yet not an advantageous functional one) and still worried about what are the benefits of having a travel website? Then you are in the right place. […]

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Are you still creating travel vouchers manually?

The travel industry looks glamorous to a traveler. For a traveler, it’s about providing his/her choice of destination, travel dates and budget to the Travel Agent, preparing for the trip and then anticipating the journey ahead with excitement. However, for a Travel Agent, a lot of effort goes behind designing a tour package; from every […]

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Designing a Package: A daunting task for any travel agent!

Ask any travel agent, big or small, the first thing a travel agent will point to as a major, daunting task on which the maximum amount of time is devoted is – Designing or Curating a Package. Even before starting to curate a package: There is much more that goes behind curating a package than that […]

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Long weekends in 2022

Thanks to COVID-19, the last two calendar years, academic years and financial years, have all gone for a toss. With the world slowly limping back to normalcy, the travel industry is one of the worst-hit and probably the last ones to recover. Due to government restrictions on people gathering, the year-end festivities will be subdued […]

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Plan A Trip – Instant Dynamic Itinerary Creator

How I found a cool tool to serve my customers with speed, accuracy and beautifully curated itineraries! Being in the travel industry for over 2 decades, the biggest impediment for the travel consultant (yes, like a doctor / architect / lawyer, I am a professional too) was the speed to revert to customers with options […]

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Are you a travel influencer that actually makes money?

The pandemic has shaken up the influencer marketing industry. Some of the trends that we are seeing in social media are here to stay. Keep up or prepare to lag behind. On the rebound  The low phase sullied by high-profile scandals, fake followers, and bot technologies is the past. Influencer marketing has re-emerged with a […]

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Online vs Offline Travel Agent. Like all commerce, perhaps omnichannel is best?

Technology continues to define the rules of the travel game while the human interface is witnessing an upsurge like never before. Is this the era of interdependent co-existence? Riding the internet waves The travel and tourism industry is among the early adopters of digital transformation, and the writing is on the wall. Travelers have been […]

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Transactional Website or Quote & Lead – What’s Your Need?

Options can be confusing. Unclear options are worse. Unclear options when it’s a pricing plan…well, that can just put you off making a choice at all! Pricing plans are a common sight for any online subscription service, even in the travel industry. Most of us will barely (if at all) skim the product description before […]