Your customers are your lifeblood. They can literally make or break your business – so if you hone some solid customer service skills, you're going to set yourself apart from your competition and keep your clients coming back to you for all their travel needs.
Given the increase in popularity of prospecting and selling through social media these days, it's important that you understand not only the benefits of using social media for your business, but also the risks.
When you become an independent travel agent with InteleTravel, you receive access to in-depth tutorials and step-by-step instructions for earning travel commissions and selling travel. Here’s a general summary that covers how work from home travel agents earn their money.
There are no shortcuts when it comes to quoting and closing a sale. It demands meticulous attention to detail and mutual respect between Agent and client. Whether you're working with a first-time client or someone you've built a rapport with over months and years, identifying the appropriate quote and closing the sale is quite literally an art. And our most successful Agents know exactly how to make both happen.
From producing that initial quote and refining even the smallest of details to finally closing the sale and ensuring client satisfaction after everything is finalized, here's how to get it done.
Former American Express CEO and Chairman Ken Chenault had some wise words of advice for travel agents attending InteleTravel Quest 2018, InteleTravel's annual conference and trade show, held last month in sunny Orlando, Fla.
First impressions mean everything, especially during your initial contact with a potential new client.
You can slide by as a mediocre travel agent by doing the bare minimum, but we know that's not your goal.
Your goal is to be the most successful online travel agent you can be, and ours is to give you the resources to do so and thrive.
With ever-advancing technologies and a preponderance of hackers adept at utilizing these for nefarious purposes, it's no surprise that internet fraud is on the rise, up 16% from 2015.
The annual Virtuoso Travel Week trade show brought to light many recycled observations regarding the luxury travel industry.
Tired of the typical "luxury travel is shifting from expensive trips to exclusive experiences" and "luxury means different things to different people" mantra, travel industry intelligence platform Skift sought to identify some real trends of the luxury travel industry.