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Travellers are Hungry for Food Tourism

Food Tourism

In an increasingly digitalised world, food and dining will be amongst the last authentic things travellers can expect to experience. You can’t taste authentic Italian pasta through a screen; not yet anyway. And you can’t enjoy the hustle and bustle of a French market from your sofa at home. These things are the fabric of any destination: the sounds, smells and tastes that make a place worth visiting. It’s no wonder that food tourism is as strong as it’s ever been, and getting stronger…

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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