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Meet the Innovative Team Leading Avoya Travel

Tracing our roots back more than 50 years, Avoya Travel® is a company built on the simple beliefs of family, unity and love of travel.... Read More

Nov 28 2022
Life After the Military: Why Starting a Travel Agency Is a Good Fit for Veterans

Military veterans have a number of options to choose from when planning career endeavors after they serve. Transitioning to civilian life... Read More

Nov 11 2022
The Power of Partnerships: Why Avoya Travel and Travel Leaders Network are Better Together (and for Your Business)

In September, we announced our new partnership with Travel Leaders Network... Read More

Nov 04 2022
4 Reasons Why You Should Become a Home-Based Travel Agent

There’s no denying that the tourism industry suffered a blow when the pandemic first struck, with global travel slowing to a crawl in... Read More

Oct 26 2022
How Avoya is Building the Future of Travel Agency Success

Starting small? Get ready to think big. At Avoya, we know that a small... Read More

Oct 08 2022
Business Burnout: It's Real, but Avoidable

There’s no doubt about it, the travel industry is FUN! Creating a successful business and being your own boss is one of the most rewarding... Read More

Sep 30 2022
Working from Travel: Before, During and After Your Trip

One of the advantages that travel advisors have in this day and age is the ability to work from anywhere, but working while you are... Read More

Sep 19 2022
Working from Travel: Making the Most of Your Workday

What’s one passion that every travel advisor has? You guessed it, traveling! As an independent travel advisor, you have the freedom to... Read More

Sep 13 2022
Working from Travel: Mastering the Art of a Remote Business

Cell phone? Check. Laptop? Check. Charger? Check. Floaties? Check. Hold on - floaties? Yes,... Read More

Sep 02 2022
Creating Your Dream Travel Business During an Industry Shift

According to a recent study by ASTA and Sandals Resorts, nearly half of travelers say they are likely to use a travel advisor, almost... Read More

Aug 15 2022
4 Steps to Designing Your Dream Travel Business

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely considering a professional change. Maybe you’ve been feeling an itch that you’d be happier or... Read More

Jul 19 2022
Why Now is the Best Time to Start Your Dream Travel Business

The golden age of travel is upon us, which is why now may be the ideal time to start a dream business as a travel advisor. ... Read More

Jul 07 2022
How Trust Can Make or Break Your Business

Now more than ever, trust is one of the driving factors of where travelers choose to take their business. Because of Covid-19, some trust... Read More

Jun 27 2022
The Biggest Travel Agency Myths and How to Combat Them

There are many myths and rumors about travel these days, especially about the role of the travel advisor (and why travelers should use... Read More

Jun 17 2022
How to Create an Elevator Pitch for Yourself as a Travel Affiliate – And Why You Should Have One!

Quick! You’ve just bumped into someone who would be an ideal travel client. You have 7 seconds to make a first impression and 30 seconds... Read More

Jun 13 2022
How to Know Your Customers Better Than They Know Themselves

Over the years, the way we sell has changed. From when most sales were made face-to-face, salespeople now can reach markets of millions of... Read More

May 31 2022
An Entrepreneurs' Guide to a Thriving Business Through Social Media

Social media is a key tool for growing travel businesses. However, not everyone has the time and resources to spend on it. In addition to... Read More

May 06 2022
4 Powerful Tips For Better Travel Selling This Year

It’s been an incredibly tough two years for the travel industry as a whole, but especially for travel agencies. While some advisors are... Read More

Apr 12 2022
How To Create a Personalized Experience for Your Clients

Our daily routines are digitized in all aspects – from cooking and cleaning to finding the best restaurants and planning vacations. There’s no... Read More

Feb 04 2022
Top Tips To Help You Be Successful in the New Year

Despite the ever-changing conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurship continues to thrive. According to data from the U.S. Census... Read More

Jan 04 2022
How To Sell Yourself As A Travel Advisor

Here’s the one question customers usually ask themselves that can make or break your sale: “Am I willing to invest my time and trust with this... Read More

Dec 21 2021
5 Steps To Plan Your Marketing Strategy for 2022

You may be wondering, “Why do I need a marketing plan?” It’s the glue that connects your marketing efforts together, ensuring the right... Read More

Dec 10 2021
Going Above And Beyond To Continue Supporting Independent Agencies Through Challenging Times

The pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of health, safety and family, and it has been no different for us at Avoya. Our commitment to the support and success of... Read More

Oct 15 2021
Host Agency 101

If you’re wondering, “What is a host agency?” and “How would it benefit me and my business?” you’re likely eager to start your path to success. Well, you’ve come to the right... Read More

Oct 02 2021
5 Ways To Keep Your Business Relevant

While this last year and a half introduced us to new obstacles, there are lessons that can be learned to incorporate into a successful strategic business plan moving forward.... Read More

Sep 23 2021
3 Reasons Why It’s Still A Great Time To Own A Travel Business

What do General Electric, Microsoft, Netflix and Disney all have in common? Besides being... Read More

Sep 10 2021
5 Ways To Keep Clients Engaged

With the continuing landscape of uncertainty, travel marketing can feel like treading a hamster wheel, running in circles with little to show... Read More

Sep 01 2021
Your Travel Business: Don’t Go It Alone

So, you’re looking to start your own independent travel business. Maybe you already have travel industry experience and are interested in... Read More

Aug 26 2021

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