Marketing Tips for Successful Travel Agents

Even those most passionate about their travel business can have trouble when it comes to marketing it. You know there are potential clients out there, but you just aren’t sure how to reach them with your brand. Thankfully, there are many inexpensive and easy to learn marketing tools and practices that any travel agent can…

3 Ways Your Travel Experience Would Make You A Great Travel Agent

Seeking all avid travel lovers! If you’ve spent a lot of your time traveling, then becoming a travel agent could be the perfect job for you. Whether you’ve taken more cruises than you can count or backpacked through almost every continent, that experience can be used when planning your potential client’s trip. From knowing the…

A Travel Agent’s Ultimate Airport Survival Guide

Your bags are packed. You’re checked-in for your flight. The only thing between you and your vacation is a few grueling hours at the airport. Instead of starting and ending your getaway on a sour note, make the most of your time at the airport with this survival guide: Dress correctly Picking the correct outfit…

Inspiring Home Offices for Travel Agents

What’s better than working your dream job? Working your dream job from the comfort of your own home! As an independent or home-based travel agent with Outside Agent Link, working from home is always an option. Whether you want to be able to work while watching your kids, enjoying the companionship of your pet, or…

Perks of Being a Travel Agent

Every job has its perks. For some, it may be bringing your pet to work with you. For others, it may be opportunities to meet famous celebrities. However, we think the benefits of being a travel agent put it high on the list of best jobs in the world. Here are five of the top…

Travel Agent Tips for Customized Trip Planning

What really makes a vacation special is not the grandioseness of the destination or the amount of money spent, but those small details that make the trip unique to those who experienced it. Travel agents can increase client loyalty and referrals by simply taking the time to customize trips for their clients wants and needs.…

How Social Media Has Influenced The Travel Industry

In the past years, social media has become much more than funny videos and status updates. It is now a major platform that affects how individuals and businesses go about every day. The travel industry is not immune to the effects of social media, either. From changing expectations of service to increased demand for exotic…

All-Time Best Travel Tips for New and Expert Travelers Alike

Everyone has advice when it comes to traveling. Go here, bring this, don’t do that, avoid this. Often times these tips are helpful in certain situations and destinations, but otherwise irrelevant to other travelers. However, there are some travel tips that can be carried over from trip to trip and destination to destination. From road…

4 Tips for Travel Agents When Asking Clients for Referrals

Word-of-mouth referrals are more valuable than ever in our internet and social media-driven society. In fact, over a third of participants in a recent survey said they decided to use a travel agent because of a friend’s recommendation. But how do travel agents go about gaining these valuable referrals without isolating their current clients? Here…

What is Blesiure Travel and How Does it Affect Travel Agents?

There’s a new hybrid type of travel that’s gaining popularity amongst businessmen and women. It’s called “bleisure” travel, a mix of business and leisure, two starkly separate categories, combined in one trip. Where did this new travel trend come from and how does it affect travel agents? We’ve got some answers to those questions: Where…