How Travelshift Helps Counter the Challenges Faced by Travel Agencies

By partnering with Travelshift your travel agency can become a thriving online marketplace

By partnering with Travelshift your travel agency can become a thriving online marketplace

Recently we outlined what we reckon are some of the toughest challenges facing travel industry operators at the moment. Conveniently left out though, was exactly how our Travelshift software can assist you in dealing with those challenges. You only have to read one of our expert content marketing articles to understand why we’d need a separate blog post for that! Here’s a quick recap of some of the challenges discussed, and what we think we can do to help…

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Top Challenges Facing Travel Agencies

Travel agents are facing increasing challenges to keep their businesses alive

Travel agents are facing increasing challenges to keep their businesses alive

These are hard times for small-sized travel agencies. They are also pretty tough for those just beginning with a view to getting started in the travel industry. The traditional reasons you would approach an agency are growing less meaningful every year. Why go to your local agency to ask questions about some faraway destination when Google can answer those for you? Why rely on a third party agency when you can, through the internet, find the accommodation or service that you’re looking for and book directly? Any why remain loyal to a particular agent when there are thousands at your fingertips?

These are just a few of reasons why today’s travel agencies need to evolve to stay relevant. Travellers are getting smarter, so you need to be too.

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The Importance of User Generated Content

Why do it yourself, when you can build a community?

Why do it yourself, when you can build a community?

In an online world where marketing bombards us from every angle, it’s getting more and more easy to simply switch off and ignore the expensive messages that businesses are intent on driving our way. Pop-ups, email newsletters, social media posts, video adverts… All of these methods can be avoided, deleted, fast-forwarded or completely disregarded. The internet is a more competitive battleground for attention than ever, so marketing needs to be smarter. Read more

Why You Need to Build a Travel Marketplace

It´s hard to compete by yourself, but a marketplace can help you grow fast

It´s hard to compete by yourself, but a marketplace can help you grow fast

The travel industry is growing. More people than ever before are booking trips and venturing out into the world. But it’s no longer the case that you drop in at your local travel agency to see what they recommend or have on offer. Today’s traveller is internet savvy, and has no problem shopping around online to find the best deals. Read more