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Tourism in an Uncertain World – Travel Agencies Will Always be in Demand

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The travel industry is changing, highly competitive and a place increasingly lacking in customer loyalty. Luckily though, travel operators will always be able to bank on one tiny thing. People will always, always want to travel, and although skiing in the Alps or cruising through the Med are not necessarily fundamental human instincts, curiosity and adventure certainly are.

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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.

Here are just a few of the challenges faced by modern day travel agencies… Read more