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Top 3 Summer Travel Trends for 2024

Summer 2024 promises exciting and diverse experiences for every type of traveler. Whether they're a solo adventurer, planning a family... Read More

Jun 10 2024
Take it From a Travel Advisor: Real Advice From Real Advisors

When it comes to advice, we know that nothing beats firsthand insights and guidance from the professionals. That's why we've asked... Read More

May 06 2024
Host Agency or Travel Franchise: Work Smarter, Not Harder

When you hear the word 'juggler,' what comes to mind? Is it the image of a street performer tossing rings into the air from hand to hand... Read More

Apr 23 2024
A Military Spouse's Guide to Becoming a Travel Advisor

You're a pro at navigating delayed flights, communicating through different time zones and managing last-minute itinerary changes. Don't... Read More

Apr 08 2024
Navigating Your Why: Finding Your Purpose in the Travel Industry

In the vast expanse of the travel industry, there lies a profound question: Why? Why do we embark on this journey? Why do we immerse... Read More

Mar 26 2024
3 Reasons Why Travel Advising is the Perfect Path for Parents

Let's be honest, being a parent is a full-time commitment! By the time you... Read More

Mar 11 2024
Host Agency or Travel Franchise: Where Is Your Next Client Coming From?

Starting a business is like building a house. Before you begin building, every... Read More

Feb 27 2024
Social Media 101: How to Grow Your Travel Business on Instagram

In the exciting world of travel, where the allure of distant landscapes and the promise of unforgettable experiences beckon, standing out... Read More

Feb 12 2024
Host Agency or Travel Franchise: The Advantages of Joining a Travel Network

Ever wondered how joining a travel network can revolutionize your independent business? ... Read More

Jan 31 2024
Top 7 Travel Trends for 2024

For travel enthusiasts, the new year brings new opportunities to explore every corner of the world. If you're ready to take a peek into... Read More

Jan 15 2024
5 Ways to Elevate Luxury Travel Sales

Buckle up, travel connoisseurs! The new year's here, and if there's one way to set 2024 up for endless success, it's by teaming up with a... Read More

Jan 02 2024
Whisking Dreams into Reality: Your Recipe for Creating Your Dream Travel Agency

As the smell of freshly baked sweets fills the air and holiday lights are strung up with care, imagine a world where you could work from... Read More

Dec 18 2023
Avoya's Travel Advisor Roadmap for 2024 Success

So, you're ready to hit the road and turn your love for travel into a thriving business... Welcome aboard! We have all the details on the... Read More

Dec 12 2023
Email 101: How to Get Leads to Respond

In a world where inboxes are overflowing with messages, how can you ensure your emails don't get lost in the digital abyss? ... Read More

Dec 04 2023
Artificial Intelligence in Travel: How to Use AI to Your Business's Advantage

In the dynamic world of travel, artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging as a game-changer, and Avoya is at the forefront of embracing... Read More

Nov 27 2023
Giving Thanks: A Thanksgiving Tribute to Travel Advisors

As we gather around our tables with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, we are filled with so much gratitude. While this holiday... Read More

Nov 21 2023
Artificial Intelligence in Travel: Why Your Expertise Will Never be Replaced

In the fast-paced world of travel, where innovation and excitement meet, Avoya is leading the way into a future that's exhilarating and... Read More

Nov 15 2023
Honoring Our Heroes: From Serving our Nation to Booking Vacations

As Veterans Day approaches, Avoya Travel is proud to take a moment to reflect on the immense gratitude we have for the brave men and women... Read More

Nov 07 2023
Host Agency or Travel Franchise: Are You Truly An Independent Business Owner?

Independently owned and operated. This phrase gets thrown around quite a... Read More

Oct 23 2023
Don't Navigate the Travel Industry Alone

Navigating the travel industry can sometimes feel like you're lost at sea. With emerging destinations, evolving customer preferences and... Read More

Oct 17 2023
Host Agency or Travel Franchise: Which Offers a Better Bang for Your Buck?

Starting your own travel business is a bit like jumping into an adventure movie. Exciting, right? But for newbie entrepreneurs, it can... Read More

Oct 10 2023
Exploring the World of Travel Advisor Education: Courses, Webinars and Beyond

Starting your journey in the travel industry can be a thrilling new adventure, but it can also be overwhelming. With so many options for... Read More

Oct 02 2023
Your 2023 Playbook for Travel Business Success

As football season kicks off, it's time for travel advisors to suit up and tackle new opportunities in the travel industry. Just like a... Read More

Sep 25 2023
Elevating Your Expertise: Self-Improvement Tips for Travel Agents

As a travel advisor, you invest a lot of time into your clients and making sure they have unforgettable experiences, but do you invest the... Read More

Sep 19 2023
8 Ways to Transform Your Travel Agency into a Marketing Marvel for FREE!

Are you ready to take your travel agency to the next level without breaking the bank? Say hello to marketing with Avoya Travel® - your... Read More

Aug 29 2023
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Avoya Affiliation

Whether you're a new agent in the Avoya Travel Network™ or you've been with us for many years, we want to make sure you're getting the... Read More

Aug 21 2023
Agency Spotlight: How One Woman's Passion for Travel Built a Thriving Business in America

The American Dream is a powerful concept that has inspired many people to strive for (and achieve) success, regardless of their background... Read More

Jul 28 2023
Where in the World is the Avoya Network™?

Who says you can't work and travel at the same time? Picture this: you're sipping a hot cup of coffee in a quaint European cafe, surrounded by... Read More

Jun 14 2023
3 Reasons Why Avid Cruisers Make Exceptional Travel Agents

Alain Gerbault once said, "I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea." We couldn't agree more! There's nothing quite... Read More

Jun 01 2023
Travel Advisor Appreciation Month: Don't Settle for Less with Your Success

With another Travel Advisor Appreciation Month celebration on the books, we wanted to take the opportunity to express our thanks for all... Read More

May 30 2023
Breaking into the Travel Industry: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you’re passionate about travel, dream of adventure and want to share memorable experiences with others, the travel industry is... Read More

Apr 28 2023
Finding Your Travel Niche: Why Specialization Matters as a Travel Advisor

The travel industry is one of the most exciting and rewarding industries to build a business in. What could be more enticing than touching... Read More

Mar 28 2023
Don’t Start a Travel Business Without This!

If you're reading this, there's a 99.9% chance that you LOVE travel and everything there is to do with it. Our guess is that you love it... Read More

Feb 15 2023
Q and A with Jeff Anderson, Co-CEO of Avoya Travel

Go behind the scenes of Avoya Travel with Co-CEO Jeff Anderson! Learn more about our latest initiatives, how we're committed to continuous... Read More

Jan 18 2023
Social Media 101: How to Grow Your Travel Business on Facebook

Social media has transformed the way travel advisors reach out to new and repeat clients, and using Facebook to promote your travel... Read More

Jan 11 2023
Are Travel Lead Programs Too Good to Be True?

There's busy. Then there's too busy. Busy is finishing a call and immediately... Read More

Dec 16 2022
Social Media 101: How to Grow Your Travel Business on TikTok

As social media platforms adapt to market trends, video content has quickly gained in popularity. After being introduced to the public in... Read More

Dec 09 2022
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 seven seconds to make a first impression and 30... 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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